HKFP presents a festive evening of poetry, music, dance and more at Orange Peel. Join us for a veritable showcase of Hong Kong’s most talented artists, with more than enough political humour to tide you over until the New Year.

Celebrate our first six months as the city’s only independent, non-profit English-language news source and meet the team. All proceeds from the event will go towards HKFP’s operational costs.

Our line-up features:

Jeffrey Anello: One half of Hong Kong’s “Best Local Band”.

Rye Bautista: Performance artist. Dancer. Storyteller.

Crimes Against Pop: Host of RTHK3’s Pop Fugitives, CAP is one of Hong Kong’s most captivating DJ teams.

Beatrice Wong: Transgender storyteller Beatrice Fai Fai is one of Hong Kong’s most touching and personal storytellers.

Peel Street Poetry: Peel Street Poetry is a must-see spoken word event in Hong Kong. The troupe make poetry accessible and fun for everyone!

TBC Improv: One of Hong Kong’s newest and most talked about comedy groups recently performed a sell-out, Star Wars themed show at the Fringe Club.

The Harmonics: The Harmonics are dedicated to performing beautiful music and inspiring choral singing for the LGBT community.

Tim Hamlett: Tim is an HKFP advisor and former Standard editor – he is also a talented piper. He will be bringing Christmas cheer to the event with a little highland spirit.

Raffle & Auction: Raffle and silent auction items provided by Hong Kong businesses valued at over HK$8,000.

When: December 18th, 8pm. Doors will open at 7:30pm.

Where: Orange Peel, A-C, 2/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Central.

Cost: Minimum donation HK$150 in advance; HK$200 on the door. Includes one drink.

Tickets are available online at Ticketflap. We highly recommend purchasing in advance due to limited capacity.

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Hong Kong Free Press is a new, non-profit, English-language news source seeking to unite critical voices on local and national affairs. Free of charge and completely independent, HKFP arrives amid rising concerns over declining press freedom in Hong Kong and during an important time in the city’s constitutional development.