Hong Kong Arts Festival
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
41st HKAF: 28 January - 28 March 2013. Launched in 1973, the Hong Kong ArtsFestival is a major annual festival in the region and the territory's premier cultural event. Featuring local and international artists in an eclectic array of music, theatre, dance, and popular entertainment, the Festival takes place in over a dozen venues in February and March. It seeks to present performances at the highest standards to enrich cultural life in Hong Kong and serves an annual audience of over 150,000 including 10,000 Young Friends of the Festival. In addition to commissions, the Festival publishes and produces original work, mainly in theatre and multi-media, available for subsequent touring.