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31st Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
As part of the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Swiss Movie 'Madame' by Director Stéphane Riehtauser will be shown on 30 March 2021.
Location: Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong. (Exit C, Yau Ma Tei MTR)
Fête de la Francophonie
The Consulate General of Switzerland will join other French-speaking countries, such as France, Belgium and Canada, to celebrate the French language. Switzerland will screen the inspiring movie "À l'école des Philosophes" on Tuesday 16 March. Join us for the movie, a reception will be held afterwards.
Location: Alliance Française de Hong Kong, 52 Jordan Road, Jordan, Hong Kong
Online panel discussion “Swiss Expertise on Risks and Opportunities of Sustainable Finance”. Date: Thursday 4 March 2021 ∙ Time: 5-6pm (HKT) ∙ Online via Cisco Webex
Location: Online via Cisco Webex
The Hong Kong Book Fair is one of the most anticipated, visited and exciting events in Hong Kong. We have participated at this vibrant exhibition for four consecutive years and it only gets better each time. We’d like to share with you on what to expect from Switzerland this year – be sure to be amazed!
Location: No. B-21, Hall 1A, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
HK Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
"Beyond biological differences, what cultural components, what social obligations are assigned to our gender?" Geneva-born director Stéphane Riethauser spent his whole childhood perpetuating the 'macho' masculinity expected of a heterosexual male. Only after stepping out as gay did he recognise the harmful effects of this gender stereotype on women and the LGBTQ+ community. In this tragi-comic double autobiography, Riethauser compares his journey in activism with the life struggle of his extravagant grandmother as an ambitious and eccentric woman in the 1920s. A stylish and fascinating piece using private archive footage to capture the nuances of gender identity in a patriarchal environment.
Location: 2 Locations
Join us this Sunday, 15 November at Para Site for the closing reception of Garden of Six Seasons, with guided tours and a talk by art historian and curator Yasmin Afschar on Swiss healer and artist Emma Kunz (1892-1963), three of whose drawings are on view at Garden of Six Seasons.
Location: 22/F Wing Wah Ind. Building, 677 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Event for Swiss nationals who live abroad
Hong Kong and Switzerland offer many beautiful hiking trails with scenic landscapes. People in Hong Kong and Switzerland are enthusiastic hikers. Sharing the same passion and COVID-19 restrictions motivate the Consulate General of Switzerland to organize a virtual hiking challenge on the Wilson Trail from Stanley to Parkview (section 1).
Location: Wilson Trail from Stanley to Parkview (section 1)
China; Conference; Lecture
Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong, Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) and Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFi) cordially invite you to a webinar focus on the sustainable Finance Industry Landscapes in Switzerland and Hong Kong. During this webinar, we will discuss the results of “Swiss Sustainable Investment Market Study 2020”, private investor perspectives towards sustainable finance in Asia and also the latest regulatory developments in Switzerland and Hong Kong.
Location: Zoom Webinar
The pandemic and its subsequent global crisis has taught us that the competitiveness of nations is now more important than ever. In the midst of a de-globalization process, with trade conflicts and trade wars, and restrictions to the movement of people, national policies are going to play a fundamental role in the prosperity of people. Prof. Arturo Bris of the IMD Business School will present pm July 22th at 6pm the 2020 IMD World Competitiveness Ranking, the reasons for Hong Kong’s drop in the ranking and its meaning for the future. Possible solutions to the current global issues through the lens of the competitiveness model will be discussed.
Location: Hong Kong
Swiss innovation is known world-wide! This year the Consulate is proud to participate in the Entrepreneur Day in Hong Kong, which has been running into its 12th edition. AVRE and Glice, two Swiss start-ups will be teaming up with the Consulate to promote Swiss innovation.
Location: 5F-B08, Start-up Arena, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Klischée will be representing Switzerland jamming with other European bands and local artists at “Make Music Hong Kong!” festival.
48th Hong Kong Arts Festival
Having debuted at age 11 as a prodigy under Zubin Mehta with the New York Philharmonic, violinist Midori has since made an impressive career of over 30 years collaborating with world-class conductors and musicians. Not only has she established and sustained her position as one of the world’s greatest musicians, but she has also gained tremendous respect for her efforts in community engagement, nurturing new talents and promoting classical music to the underprivileged.
Location: Concert Hall, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, TST, Hong Kong