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List of Upcoming Events in Wan Chai – The Hottest Events during the Summer

The most metropolitan city of the Wan Chai District of Hong Kong is the city of Wan Chai. Among the great features of Wan Chai is that it hosts many events to look forward to throughout the year.

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2017 Asian Fencing Championship

Fencing is one of the most exciting and fast-paced sports in the world. Requiring great skill and lightning fast reflexes, Fencing is the type of sport that you might miss something in the just the blink of eye! It is for this reason that Fencing has become an extremely popular spectator sport. From the 15th to the 20th of June, 2017 the city of Wan Chai will play host to the 2017 Asian Fencing Championship. The competition is expected to attract the best fencers from at least 30 Asian countries, who will be competing in the both Men's and Women's epee, foil and sabre individual and team competitions. The competition will take place in the AsiaWorld-Expo with free admission to the public.

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Chinese Opera Festival 2017

Chinese Opera is an art form that is known for its haunting beauty and unparalleled melodic experience. Forged in the musical traditions of the orient, Chinese Opera is a treat to listen to if you are lover of traditional opera and oriental music. From the 13th of Jun to the 13th of August 2017, Wan Chai will play host to the Chinese Opera Festival 2017, and promises to showcase a musical affair displaying the talents of opera singers from the Beijing, Jiansu, Guangzho and other styles of Chinese Opera. Various shows, concerts and performances are organized throughout auditoriums and theatres throughout Wan Chai, many of which are in close proximity to hotels such as the Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong, which is sure to spread the beauty of Chinese Opera throughout the city.

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International Arts Carnival 2017

This annual arts carnival is one of the premier art festivals that take place in Wan Chai. The International Arts Carnival is times to commence with summer in Wan Chai, thereby making it one of the most popular family friendly festivals in Wan Chai during the year. During this arts carnival there are plenty of art workshops, art displays by professional and amateur artists, shows, discussions with local and foreign artists and authors, and many other events and festivities, spreading a sense of appreciation for art throughout the whole of Wan Chai. The International Art Festival 2017 is scheduled to take place from the 6th of July to the 13th of August.

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Jaap conducts Mozart

The Jaap conducts Mozart philharmonic concert is anticipated to be one of the most exciting classical music events to grace Wan Chai. The concert will be held on the 23rd and 24th of June at the Concert Hall of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, and will bring together world-renowned conductor Jaap van Zweden and the Hong Kong Phil orchestra, and promises to deliver some of the most masterful renditions of Mozart's classics. With tickets priced between HK$280 to HK$600, make your to get your tickets and book a Wanchai hotel as soon as possible!

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Eternal Life – Exploring Ancient Egypt

While many aspects of the ancient Egyptian civilization are intriguing, nothing has quite captured the imagination of people than the customary practices of the Egyptians pertaining to the burial of the dead. Mummification, ancient burial rituals, treasures for use in the afterlife, and ancient curses – these are some of the most fascinating features of ancient Egypt and during the Eternal Life – Exploring Ancient Egypt exhibition, to be held at the Exhibition Hall of Hong Kong Science Museum from the 8th of June to the 18th of October 2017, you will be able to learn more about them! The Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum exhibition will showcase some of the most rare and iconic artifacts and relics of ancient Egyptian burial rituals acquired by The British Museum, and promises to be exciting and insightful.