We are excited to be seeing more events popping up in Hong Kong on important environmental issues and sustainable living. To keep you up to date with the eco-events scene, we’ve compiled a list of the top events that you shouldn’t miss out on in the coming weeks. From film festivals to educative talks and sustainable pop-ups, our list features an eco activity for stripe.
Luxarity Pop-Up At Lane Crawford ifc
Lane Crawford at ifc mall will be debuting LUXARITY’s 2019 Preloved Pop-Up, featuring a whole collection of luxury secondhand fashion items curated from designers and celebrities! This year, LUXARITY has partnered up with blockchain-powered platform Lablaco to make your circular fashion shopping experience even cooler with fully traceable history accessible through a scan of a QR code.
WHEN: Saturday 5th October – Sunday 20th October. Open daily: 10.00am – 9.00pm.
WHERE: LUXARITY Preloved Pop-Up, 3/F World Of Luxury Lane Crawford IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central.
Food’s Future Summit By Foodie
If you’re interested in the latest technological innovations changing the way we eat, then check out the Food’s Future Summit 2019 by Foodie. This event will feature panel discussions and talks by experts, conscious consumers and businesses in the culinary and food-tech industry, including Green Queen’s founder Sonalie Figueiras who will be moderating a talk on “Enlightened Edibles – Putting ‘Super’ in Food” at 2.45pm on Friday 11th October. The goal of this Summit is to inspire change within the world of food and empower consumers with information to make more informed decisions about what to eat.
WHEN: Friday 11th October – Saturday 12th October.
WHERE: Food’s Future Summit, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty.
TICKETS: Available here. Non-members: HK$630 for 1-day pass, HK$1,050 for 2-day pass; Members: HK$630 for 2-day pass.
Hong Kong Eco Film Festival
Update: This event has been postponed and is now taking place Nov 15-17 2019.
The Hong Kong Eco Film Festival (HKEFF) will be hosted by the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre. Join the “green carpet” over the weekend to watch the best eco-films arriving this year. The festival will feature films centred on four key themes: biodiversity, ocean protection, limited resources and climate action solutions. In addition to award-winning films, the two-day event will also be packed with inspiring breakout activities, an eco-marketplace, live entertainment and talks from industry speakers.
WHEN: Tuesday 26th October – Wednesday 27th October > Postponed to November 15-17 2019.
WHERE: Hong Kong Eco Film Festival, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty.
TICKETS: Available here. Prices range from HK$290 – HK$720.
American Women’s Foundation (AWA) Environmental Committee Series – Pollution Talk
With haze looming over Hong Kong and the wider Southeast Asian region over the past weeks, learning a thing or two about pollution is pretty topical. The panel talk at the American Women’s Association (AWA) will help answer some of the questions we might have around air pollution. Some of the experts in attendance include Patrick Fung of the Clean Air Network, Michelle Wong of HKUST, David Ho of the government’s Environmental Protection Department, and our founder Sonalie Figueiras, who will be moderating the panel.
WHEN: Friday 18th October, 12.00 noon to 2.00pm.
WHERE: Explorium Hong Kong, 1/F, LiFung Tower, 868 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon.
TICKETS: Available here for HK$60. All participants must be 18 and over to attend.
Vol. 4 of Green Queen UN SDG Dinner Series At Uma Nota
Update: SOLD OUT. Book For Vol.5 Dinner HERE.
We’ve been fully booked for all of our previous SDG dinners, a part of a series of plant-based dinners to learn about the global goals and highlight what we can do as a community. For Vol. 4 of our dinner, we have partnered up with Uma Nota to host an evening of vegan and partly gluten-free Brazilian-Japanese fusion 7-course tasting menu to highlight UN SDG #5: Gender Equality. We sold out for our 4th dinner but don’t worry – stay tuned for Vol. 5, which will be hosted with Canto-French bistro Roots Eatery to feature Goal #12: Responsible Consumption & Production.
WHEN: Tuesday 12 November, 2 Seatings: 6PM & 8.15PM
WHERE: Green Queen’s UN SDG #PlantBased Dinner Series Vol.5, Roots Eatery, 7 Sun Street, Wan Chai– BOOK NOW
Vegan Block Party
Vegan Block Party by Big Dill is back for its second edition at the Tuckshop by Social Club! This time around, the party will be 80s themed – so expect old school beats alongside free flow beer, wine, spritz and delicious plant-based food and desserts!
WHEN: Saturday 2nd November, 7.00pm – 11.00pm.
WHERE: Vegan Block Party 2, Tuckshop by Social Club, 158A Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun.
TICKETS: Available here (covers entry & drinks, food at additional cost).
GreenFest By Hysan
Update: This event has been postponed- the new date is not confirmed.
GreenFest by Hysan is an annual event for youths (under the age of 25) to engage positive actions for our planet and encourage sustainable lifestyles. This year, the two-day event will feature talks, activities and workshops all centred on the topic “Close The Loop”. Some of the highlights will be a panel talk on “The Future Is Plant-Based” on Saturday 16th November at 11.30am – 12.15pm with input from The Good Food Institute’s Elaine Siu, TREEHOUSE founder Christian Mongendre, and our very own Green Queen Sonalie Figueiras. Sonalie will also be moderating a talk on “Circular Systems Around Food” from 12.15pm – 1.00pm on the same day.
WHEN: Saturday 16th November – Sunday 17th November > Postponed, New Date Not Confirmed.
WHERE: GreenFest, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay.
TICKETS: Available here. Ticket cost is HK$150 per student as a deposit to be redeemed on the event day for an Eslite voucher.
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