“Italy 2012: Quality & Lifestyle” – Italy comes to Hong Kong

Once again the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong will be hosting a rich calendar of events to introduce a rich sample of Italian art, food, cinema, theatre, cars, music and more to Hong Kong’s Italian fans.

Running from May 31 until July 31, the events will be scattered throughout the territory and are intended to offer visitors the chance to discover the cultural achievements of various regions of Italy as well as its Mediterranean coastline and islands.

All events are presented in the following categories and should be booked in advance where possible.

CINEMA

Ferrari Logistics Italian Film Festival 2012: Leonardo Pieraccioni Retrospective

June 7-13, 2012 – Grand Cinema, Elements – Kowloon –  Full details, times & program >>

MUSIC

Discantus Quartet Concert: “Passeggiata Partenopea”

June 6, 2012 – Hong Kong Cultural Centre – Full details >>

Hong Kong Summer Jazz Concert: Rosario Giuliani

May 31, 2012 – Hong Kong City Hall – Full details >>

THEATRE

Eduardo De Filippo’s “Filumena Marturano”

June 20 – 24, 2012 – McAulay Studio – Full details >>

FOOD & NETWORKING

A Tavola!

June 1-30 , 2012 – Various restaurants throughout Hong Kong – Full details >>

Let’s Eat Italian

June 1-30 , 2012 – Various restaurants throughout Hong Kong – Full details >>

ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

Photo Exhibition of the work of Malena Mazza

June 11 – 24, 2012 – State-of-the-Art Gallery – Full details >>

Art Exhibition featuring Marco Picci and Enrico Guarino

June 25 – July 31, 2012 – State-of-the-Art Gallery – Full details >>

ITALIAN CAR DAY

This year the prestigious event will feature one Ferrari and one Maserati car, courtesy of our car sponsor, Auto Italia Ltd. The scenery for this year’s event will be the Fire Zone inside Elements Mall, a location that will undoubtedly give a prime platform for all car lovers to enjoy and experience the beauty of these Italian jewels. The car day will be inaugurated on June 7th with a combined cocktail reception that will also celebrate the beginning of the Italian Film Festival which will be held at Elements Cinema on the same date; with the amazing wines provided by our wine sponsor Liquid Assets.

The cars will be in display at the Fire Zone from June 7th to June 10th for all to enjoy.

LUXURY MONTH: A TASTE OF ITALIAN DESIGN

The Italian Chamber is launching a brand new project to celebrate Italian furniture design. To promote the quality and style of Italian products, the Chamber has selected some of the most respected showrooms in Hong Kong. A “Design Night” cocktail will be held at each of them. All are welcome to enjoy Italian wine and food and to experience what it is that makes Italian design so outstanding.

There will also be short talks by experts. The Design Nights are part of the project “Luxury Month: A taste of Italian Design”, a one month long promotion of Italian designer products.

Anyone who purchases an item in participating shops will be eligible to enter a contest to win a special prize. participating shops include: Andante, Flos, Artemide, Leisure Plus, Colourliving, SICIS, Essess Designer FABBRICA, ViA

June 14 – July 16, 2012

Full details of all Italy 2012 events will be in the Italy 2012 booklet, 5,000 copies of which will be distributed throughout Hong Kong from the end of May 2012. Copies will also available at the Italian Chamber office and at the reception table of the Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and Macao. Pick up a copy of the Italy 2012: Quality & Lifestyle booklet and join in the events!

 

 

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Angelina DraperArticle by Angelina Draper (53 Posts)

Angelina is the Founding Editor of ChattyBrains.com and Managing Director of AD Vits Digital, where she helps companies of all sized achieve optimal branding, e-commerce and social media success and overall great digital health. Living currently in her 26th home (and counting) she is a serial wonderer having been an expat child, expat in her own right and now expat wife and mother. Three continents and seven countries later she is still looking forward to settling down... one day.


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Angelina is the Founding Editor of ChattyBrains.com and Managing Director of AD Vits Digital, where she helps companies of all sized achieve optimal branding, e-commerce and social media success and overall great digital health. Living currently in her 26th home (and counting) she is a serial wonderer having been an expat child, expat in her own right and now expat wife and mother. Three continents and seven countries later she is still looking forward to settling down... one day.