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United States-Hong Kong Relations: Past, Present and Future
July 2, 2019 (Tuesday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 500
Non-members : HK$ 650
Discount Tickets :
AmCham : HK$ 500
US Consulate General HK & Macau : HK$ 500
Invest HK : HK$ 500
ICC HK : HK$ 500
Center on China's Transnational Relations : HK$ 500
Hong Kong-America Center : HK$ 500
Hinrich Foundation : HK$ 500
International Chambers of Commerce : HK$ 500
Other Consulates in HK : HK$ 500
China-United States Exchange Foundation : HK$ 500
WEF Global Shapers : HK$ 500
Princeton Club : HK$ 500
Registration at : 12:15
Event starts at : 12:30

As “Asia’s World City,” Hong Kong is at the heart of American engagement in the Indo-Pacific region. More than 175 years of relations between the United States and Hong Kong have forged long-lasting bonds of friendship and shared values. General Kurt Tong has been working on key economic and political issues in the Indo-Pacific for almost 30 years, including the past three years as U.S. Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau. Consul General Tong will offer his perspectives on the state of U.S.-Hong Kong relations and their implications for U.S. policy in the future. \r\n\r\nKurt Tong has been the U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong since 2016. Before coming to Hong Kong, he was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, the United States’ most senior career diplomatic position handling economic affairs. Before that, Mr. Tong served as the Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. Earlier, he was the Senate-confirmed U.S. Ambassador for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and also worked at the National Security Council at the White House, as well as in cities across Asia, including Beijing, Seoul and Manila.

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Visit Xiqu - Artistic Director Alison Friedman
July 2, 2019 (Tuesday)
Venue: Xiqu Centre, 88 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Asia Society members : Free admission
Discount Tickets :
Guest of ASHK Member : HK$ 100
Registration at : 16:45
Event starts at : 17:00

Did you know that Cantonese opera performers always greet each other with “Good morning” no matter what time of day they meet? Or that in traditional tea houses balcony seats cost more than those closer to the stage? To find out why, join the Xiqu Centre Guided Tour and learn about this new venue and the rich history of the art of xiqu. The 60-minute tours, conducted in English you explore the Xiqu Centre facilities, learn about the architectural and design features, and discover fascinating facts about the culture and stories behind the art of xiqu. Tours are supplemented with multimedia elements and are perfect for newcomers to the art of xiqu. At the end of the tour, Alison Friedman, Artistic Director, Performing Arts Division, West Kowloon Cultural District, will have a dialogue with you to share the artistic vision and strategies for the Xiqu Centre.\r\n______________________________________\r\n\r\nAlison M Friedman joined the West Kowloon in October 2017. She is responsible for leading the dance, theatre, xiqu, as well as music and outdoor teams of the Performing Arts Department to ensure the district’s performing arts venues and programmes are conceptualised, curated and implemented to realise its vision to be a regional and global leader in the performing arts.\r\nAlison M Friedman is a board member of the International Society for the Performing Arts, one of the largest international alliances of leaders in the performing arts. Fluent in Mandarin, she founded the cultural exchange organisation Ping Pong Productions (PPP) in 2010 after studying as a Fulbright scholar at the Department of History at Peking University and the Beijing Dance Academy in mainland China from 2002 to 2003. Prior to PPP, Alison M Friedman held producer and general manager roles at several dance and music institutions, including the Beijing Modern Dance Company and composer/conductor Tan Dun’s production and management company.

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Meet the Artist: James Prosek
July 3, 2019 (Wednesday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : Free admission
Non-members : Free admission
Registration at : 18:45
Event starts at : 19:00

This evening conversation will reveal the research and artistic process behind James Prosek’s newly commissioned mural for exhibition To See the Forest and the Trees, as well as his career as a naturalist, writer and artist.

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China Love
July 4, 2019 (Thursday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 60
Non-members : HK$ 80
Discount Tickets :
Friends of Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong : HK$ 60
Registration at : 18:30
Event starts at : 18:45

China Love takes us on a billion-dollar ride of fantasy exploring contemporary China through the window of the pre-wedding photography industry.The film is a feature length observational documentary which follows Chinese and Australian participants as they navigate love, weddings and family in the lead up to the most important ritual of Chinese society getting married.

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Future Perspectives of India-China Relations
July 5, 2019 (Friday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 500
Non-members : HK$ 650
Discount Tickets :
WHARTONHK/Indiatech HK : HK$ 500
Registration at : 12:15
Event starts at : 12:30

India and China are two of the fastest growing economies in the world. They share historical and civilizational ties and have seen rapid reform and growth. As the world’s leading developing countries with a combined population of over two and a half billion, they are among the largest markets today. They also share many common interests and positions on global issues. Both are looking to enhance their relationship and investments in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, IT services, start-ups, small and medium enterprises, and tourism. China ranks among the fast growing foreign direct investors in India and bilateral trade has crossed US $80 billion. Despite trade imbalance issues, both are looking at greater bilateral engagement on economic and geopolitical areas. His Excellency Mr. Vikram Misri, India’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, will provide an overview on the future of India-China relations and the opportunities that lie ahead. \r\nDisplay Venue Name \r\nAsia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

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