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10 Events For Your Diary This May

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Baö's "Mukashi Mukashi" exhibition

Don’t miss this adorable exhibition titled “Mukashi Mukashi” (which means “once upon a time” in Japanese). This is the first solo print exhibition of Baö Ho and her whimsical art. To increase visitors’ safety, the gallery is only allowing four visitors maximum inside the exhibition at all times. But if you’d prefer to stay home, there is an Interactive 360° Tour guided by Baö herself, that will allow you to look around the show from the comfort of your own home.

When: Until Sunday, 3 May, 11am to 7pm
Where:
The Stallery, G/F, 82A Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much:
Free entry

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"The Therapy And The Theatre" Exhibition

British transgender artist David Kim Whittaker is here to unveil selected pieces of art in her first Hong Kong exhibition. Through a blend of art forms, you’ll find yourself captivated by the artist’s ambiguous visual representation of the human form. Beyond her visually fascinating works, Whittaker seeks to explore and capture the vulnerability of humans alongside the disorder of the world.

When: Until Tuesday, 19 May
Where: W Place, 52 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Meditate From Home With Simon

Time to take a break from the hustle and bustle, and pause for a breather! Organised by Mindful Studio HK, this virtual meditation workshop is all about resetting the body and mind. Don’t forget to grab a yoga mat and a cushion (or a yoga block) before class starts. Head here to find out more.

When: Saturday, 2 May, Sunday, 10 May, Saturday 23 May and Sunday 31 May, various times.
How much: Free event. Join via Facebook or Instagram.

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Mother’s Day Origami Flower Bouquet Workshop

What better way to surprise your mum than with a cute flower bouquet on Mother’s Day? This year, K11 Culture Academy at K11 Art Mall has partnered up with HappiKami to teach you the basics of making a paper bouquet using environmentally-friendly Infinite Wrap wrapping paper in an online workshop. Since a DIY pack will be provided, all you need are a pair of scissors and a recycled 65ml bottle. Sign up here and order your DIY pack now!

When: Sunday, 3 May and Saturday, 9 May, 10am to 12pm
How much: $550 per person. Sign up for the workshop here.

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Silent Retreat - Cheung Chau Special

Indulge in a day of quality quiet time by the sea in Cheung Chau. This retreat involves a series of yoga and meditation sessions guided by a certified yoga instructor. During your time on the island, you are to remain silent and not interact with each other. Students of all skill levels are welcome. Just bring a towel and a change of clean clothes. All other equipment will be provided.

Class sizes will be limited to a maximum of four people. All students will be required to wear a mask throughout the day.

When: Saturday, 9 May, 4pm-6pm
Where:
Tamar Park, Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much:
$180. Register here.

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Virtual Pizza Making Party With Motorino

Following the success of its inaugural virtual pizza making party in April, Motorino is back for more! Using a special Motorino pizza making kit delivered to you on the morning of, you’ll be able to cook along live with Chef Luca Marinelli using Instagram Live. And if you get stuck, no need to worry – simply post your questions in the comments and Chef Luca will answer in real time!

When: Saturday, 9 May and Saturday, 23 May, 12:30pm
Where: Delivery is available on Hong Kong Island only, from Cyberport to Quarry Bay.
How much: From $208. Head here for full price list and to book now.

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The Underground Presents: Funk Ska Nation

Calling all electric music lovers! In celebration of 16 years of live music in Hong Kong, The Underground has invited some of the city’s best live bands for a boot-stomping evening of fun. Head here to find out more about the lineup for that night.

When: Saturday, 16 May, 9pm to 1am
Where: Rula Live, 58-62 D’Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Advance ticket: $160; walk-in ticket: $200; student ticket: $100. Book your ticket here.

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China Women’s Film Festival

Editor’s Note: This event has been postponed to Thursday, 24 September.

The China Women’s Film Festival is back! From Uruguay to South Korea, the film festival will showcase a wide range of stories captured by established and emerging international female filmmakers. In addition to attending film screenings, you will also get the chance to meet with the directors and be a part of post-screening discussions. Sound like your kind of thing? Check out the event and get your popcorn ready!

When: Thursday, 21 May to Sunday 31 May
Where: Eaton HK, Kino Room, 380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $60 per adult; $30 per student. Head here to book your tickets.

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Young Master Invitational Beer Festival

Time to crack open a cold one because the Young Master Invitation Beer Festival is back! This year, the local brewery is holding four sessions. If you want to join all of them (we know we do!), get your 2-day pass now.

When: Saturday, 30 May to Sunday 31 May, various times
Where:
FWD HOUSE 1881, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Session pass: $380; Day pass (early bird): $680; 2-day pass (early bird): $1,150. Get your pass here.

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3 Islands GreenRace

Editor’s Note: This event has been cancelled.

Looking for a new challenge to conquer in May? The second editions of 3 Islands GreenRace (three races in one day) is happening at the end of the month. This unique island-hopping race will have you running island trails on Lamma before catching the ferry to Hong Kong Island and then finally ending on Lantau.

There is even a 4 Islands advanced category for 50 runners that involves an additional 9K around Tung Lung Chau Island. Make no mistake, this is a tough one.

When: Sunday, 31 May, 6:45am
Where: Start at Central Ferry Pier 4, Central, Hong Kong.
How much: $400-$650, head here to register.

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