Looking Forward events coming up in HK

Looking Forward Events coming up in Hong Kong over the coming month…

Taste of Hong Kong (Mar 16-19)
Taste of Hong Kong is back bigger and better than before! Enjoy four days of gastronomic indulgence at the Central Harbourfront space. This year’s festival of food sees fine dining offerings up for tasting from the city’s hottest restaurants. Aside from the wealth of grub that’s available to buy, the weekend also promises cooking masterclasses and demos, a foodie market, wine and cheese from La Cabane and much more. With so much to choose from, it’s a weekend that hungry Hongkongers just can’t miss! Central Harbourfront, times vary; hongkong.tastefestivals.com. Tickets from $138.

Sónar (Apr 1)
Since launching in Barcelona in 1994, Sónar has become one of the world’s most respected music festivals. Now, for the first time, the fest is coming to Hong Kong with its eclectic mix of big-name electronic acts and clubbers’ favourites. Dance to the beats of the legendary DJ Shadow and also catch British icon Gilles Peterson in action at the decks. The festival is being held at the Hong Kong Science Park in the New Territories and there’s more than just DJs on the menu. The music is  accompanied by the Sónar+D event which links artists, musicians and practitioners working across digital fields. Hong Kong Science Park, 11am-3am;  sonarhongkong.com. Tickets $780.

So French, So Innovative (Apr 26-28)
This interactive digital forum will celebrate France’s role as a leader in high-tech and  innovation. Alongside exhibits showing-off the best of Gallic ingenuity there will be talks by innovation experts, demos from tech pioneers and pitches from new French startups. So French, So Innovative will be bringing a distinctive new aspect to Le French May, which
returns to Hong Kong for its 25th edition this year, reminding us that there is more to French culture than gastronomy, wine and looking cool. LOFT22, 22/F, California Twr, 30-36 D’Aguilar St, Central; sofrenchsoinnovative.hk. Free.

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