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Hong Kong Free Press - Entertainment

Hong Kong radio stations cancel annual music award ceremonies over safety concerns

4 days ago

Hong Kong gov't tears down city's largest 'Lennon Wall' in Tai Po

16 days ago

Hong Kong protests re-imagined in homemade virtual video game

25 days ago

WMA Commission recipient Lee Kai-chung reimagines artefacts from Hong Kong's past

25 days ago

Event: Bombay Bicycle Club, Nick Murphy, Glass Animals & Metronomy join Clockenflap 2019 line-up

1 month ago

US gaming company Blizzard bans Hong Kong e-sport player from tournament for shouting pro-democracy slogan

2 months ago

Event: Hong Kong's eco-conscious Shi Fu Miz Festival features eclectic electronic acts, art and workshops this Oct

2 months ago

Event: Hong Kong International Documentary Festival 2019 - examining the world, recording the present

2 months ago

In Pictures: Hongkongers fill Times Square with hundreds of multicoloured origami cranes

2 months ago

Sia and the Sound of Music: Hong Kong rallies showcase satirical remixes

2 months ago

Is art a viable or impossible career in Hong Kong?

2 months ago

Are video games making Hong Kong youths delinquents, loners… or better protesters?

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: 'Be watercolour' - Artist Fung Kin-fan paints iconic moments from Hong Kong's summer of dissent

2 months ago

Event cancellations mount in protest-wracked Hong Kong

2 months ago

Political cartoonist Badiucao unveils new 'Lennon Wall flag' for Hong Kong democracy movement

2 months ago

Event: 'Standout musical of the decade' Matilda comes to Hong Kong for extended season

2 months ago

Skin in the game: Hong Kong protesters get inked

3 months ago

Chinese state media drops rad diss track against Hong Kong protests

3 months ago

'Emotional refuge': Extradition bill protest exhibition hopes to forge Hong Kong identity

3 months ago

'Not even a nuclear explosion could set us apart': Hong Kong couple wed days after being charged with rioting

4 months ago

Exclusive: 'I am a Hongkonger' - Artist Ai Weiwei on why he supports the city's 'brave, clever, beautiful' protest movement

4 months ago

Video: Vietnamese-American musician's song in support of anti-extradition protesters inspires Hongkongers

4 months ago

Taiwanese 'graffiti village' eases elderly loneliness

4 months ago

In Pictures: Photoshop whizz plasters imaginary Hong Kong gov't HQ with 'real' protester post-it notes

4 months ago

HKFP Lens: Alexis Ip and Stefan Irvine capture Hong Kong's disappearing architecture and street culture

4 months ago

In Pictures: 'Lennon Wall' message boards appear across Hong Kong districts in support of anti-extradition bill protesters

4 months ago

Chinese war film cancels premiere in apparent censorship

5 months ago

Event: Hong Kong Social Enterprise showcase - how to give back to the community

5 months ago

Badiucao cartoon: 'No China Extradition' - artist releases new poster for protest rally

6 months ago

Badiucao revealed: Chinese artist-provocateur unmasks in upcoming film on cancelled Hong Kong exhibition

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong artist plays 'funeral version' of Chinese anthem dressed as dead soldier to mark Tiananmen anniversary

6 months ago

Top Hong Kong playwright brings the trauma of Tiananmen Massacre survivors to the stage

6 months ago

'Pillar of Shame' artist Jens Galschiøt erects Danish highway sign honouring 1989 Tiananmen Massacre victims

6 months ago

Event: Hong Kong private screening of 'China's Artful Dissident' - a film about political cartoonist Badiucao [SOLD OUT]

12 days ago

6 months after cancelled exhibition, new film about Chinese cartoonist Badiucao to air on Tiananmen anniversary

6 months ago

Event: #24HourProject in Hong Kong - Documenting humanity in the 'largest street photography event in the world'

6 months ago

'Memory is a crime': Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong pens new song to commemorate Tiananmen Massacre

6 months ago

In Pictures: Inflatable Tank Man sculpture appears in Taiwan ahead of Tiananmen Massacre anniversary

6 months ago

Event: Earth.org Q&A with wildlife warrior Stan Shea on his fight to protect ocean biodiversity

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Thien-Ty Ly returns with a panoramic take on everyday Hong Kong

6 months ago

Hong Kong's missed opportunity: As yet more music venues close, pipelines for new talent are sealed

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Jackson Lee's award-winning, hyper-realistic paintings of Hong Kong life

6 months ago

Event: Matches Polished Into Lights - Tiananmen Massacre readings, 30 years on

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze takes viewers on a Hong Kong journey of cultural self-discovery

6 months ago

Event: Networking for people who don't do networking

6 months ago

Landlord ousts Hong Kong live music stronghold Grappa's Cellar amid plans for food court

6 months ago

Patriotic Hong Kong 'flash mob' vid ridiculed after showing granny rising from wheelchair for anthem

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: The late Michael Wolf's series on 'Earth Gods' zooms in on Hong Kong's tiny doorway shrines

6 months ago

Hong Kong artists explore what opportunity means to them in WMA Masters' photo competition

6 months ago

Event: Asia's budding filmmakers gear up for Shorties Film Festival 2019 next week

6 months ago

Underground bar Sense 99 to close in Central following rent hike

6 months ago

The final days of Hong Kong's Green Wave Art space - a community arts hub like no other

6 months ago

Video Premiere: Kowloon Forest - a virtual reality film follows five strangers finding intimacy in a changing Hong Kong

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong's mind-boggling density showcased in the late Michael Wolf's classic photo series

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong's disappearing corner houses captured by the late Michael Wolf

6 months ago

'An extraordinary eye': Michael Wolf, famed photographer who shot Hong Kong's 'Architecture of Density,' dies aged 64

6 months ago

She's back: Chinese star Fan Bingbing re-emerges after tax scandal

6 months ago

Interview: Homework came first - the secret shame behind Perry Dino's Hong Kong protest art

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Breathtaking photojournalism from the World Press Photo awards

6 months ago

Normalising communist aesthetic: Cantonese opera-singing Trump in Hong Kong not so funny after all

6 months ago

Gentle art of Tai Chi helps Tuen Mun's elderly residents cope with changing Hong Kong

6 months ago

'You only live once': Hong Kong journalist-turned stand-up comedian continues to tell stories in her new role

6 months ago

Taiwan LSE row: Censoring the 'World Upside Down' would be no way to treat a work of art

6 months ago

Chief Exec. Carrie Lam says Hong Kong film industry must follow rules in China, as market access relaxed

6 months ago

'Why bother watching?': Chinese netizens blast censored Game of Thrones

6 months ago

In Pictures: Sonar Hong Kong raises the roof in another year of boundary-pushing music, arts & tech

6 months ago

Video: 'Donald Trump' raises red flag in Hong Kong Cantonese opera

6 months ago

Apple Music in China removes Jacky Cheung song with reference to Tiananmen massacre

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: The story of Kowloon City, as told through shop shutter art work

6 months ago

UK university to debate removing reference to Taiwan as a country on map after Chinese student backlash

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Telling Ap Lei Chau's story through colourful Hong Kong shutter art

6 months ago

Event: An award-winning tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, War Horse arrives in Hong Kong this May

6 months ago

Cell phone 'Tower of Babel' highlights China e-waste problem

6 months ago

Ko Siu Lan holds a mirror up to Hongkongers in her latest work at Art Central

6 months ago

In Pictures: Art Basel Hong Kong kicks off with 242 leading galleries from around the world

6 months ago

China censors remove gay references from biopic about gay icon Freddie Mercury

6 months ago

Chasing dreams of movie stardom in China's 'Hollywood of the East'

6 months ago

Giant floating mouse-like sculpture arrives in Hong Kong harbour

12 days ago

Event: Goodbye fast fashion, hello up-cycled luxury - learn how to be a savy entrepreneur with Christina Dean

6 months ago

Celebrate Asia's budding filmmakers: Shorties Film Festival invites submissions for 2019

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Lucan Coutts's iridescent photos of Hong Kong at dusk - part 2

6 months ago

Event: UK comedy legend Jimmy Carr to perform greatest hits in Hong Kong

6 months ago

Event: Art Basel returns to Hong Kong for the 7th year with boundary-pushing art from across the world

6 months ago

Singapore axes controversial Swedish metal band's gig

6 months ago

Event: Let your child's imagination run wild with ohmykids at Freespace Happening this weekend [FREE]

6 months ago

Event: The Week Hong Kong - A 7-day multi-genre music festival featuring 100% homegrown talent

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Stunning photojournalism from the 2019 World Press Photo contest nominees

6 months ago

Event: Art, live music & workshops at Shi Fu Miz 2019 - Hong Kong's 2-day camping festival

6 months ago

Photos and poems by Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident, to be exhibited in Taiwan

6 months ago

Comparison of Winnie the Pooh with Xi Jinping too much for China gamers to bear

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Bamboo Scenes presents 'Made in Home Kong' - street photography from unusual perspectives

6 months ago

Event: Talk - Author and China correspondent Johan Nylander on the rise of China's Silicon Valley

6 months ago

Yau Ma Tei 'homicide tour' lets the dead tell their stories about Hong Kong

6 months ago

Chinese movies dodge censors to shine at Berlin filmfest

6 months ago

Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize judge Ben Quilty on empathy, justice and the human condition

6 months ago

Event: Sonar Hong Kong 2019 line-up - Bonobo, Thundercat, John Talabot, Anja Schneider to play Science Park

6 months ago

Chinese labour camp film yanked from Berlin festival competition

6 months ago

China entertainment endures 'bitter winter' after crackdowns

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – The fight to save the city's last remaining street food stalls

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – How a mah-jong tile craftsman aims to keep the tradition alive

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – Why tattoo artists are calling for better industry regulation

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Douce d'Ivry's uniquely youthful take on Hong Kong's technicolour streets

6 months ago

'The best Pakistani restaurant in the world': Meet Hong Kong's culinary star, Asim Hussain

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Legend behind the lens - Fan Ho street life series pays homage to old Hong Kong

6 months ago

In Pictures: Porcine pickle - Hongkongers divided over city's emboldened wild boars

6 months ago

'Gangster' Peppa back in China's good graces in Year of the Pig 🐷

6 months ago

Kacey Wong: Hong Kong's 'cultural fireman' on finding the bright side in dark times

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans: The selfie 'rooftoppers' risking it all… despite recent tragedies

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Helen Gray sets out to capture the spirit of Hong Kong's MTR… from Exit A1

6 months ago

How Mary Poppins's magic could transform the Chinese cinema scene

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Rudmer Hoekstra captures Hong Kong's glowing skyline from the rooftops of Sham Shui Po

6 months ago

In Pictures: Above the concrete canopy - Hong Kong's awe-inspiring cityscape from above

6 months ago

Two artists ask: what does it mean to live under the shadow of the Great Firewall?

6 months ago

China's senior catwalk models defy age group stereotypes

6 months ago

Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

6 months ago

Scholar claims courier service SF Express refused to deliver his book related to Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

6 months ago

Hong Kong livehouse This Town Needs condemns sexual harassment at While She Sleeps metal gig

6 months ago

Event: Create health and happiness into 2019 at the Hive's body and mind Wellness Retreat [Free entry]

6 months ago

Taiwan delivery service refused to send books to Hong Kong due to Chinese censorship, writer claims

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Cathay Camera Club's 'People of Hong Kong' exhibition to showcase work of city's photographers

6 months ago

The ten best human rights books of 2018

6 months ago

Hong Kong's clothing rental startups are helping customers pay less… and waste less

6 months ago

Remembering film icon Ringo Lam, master of the Hong Kong neo-noir thriller

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – As artists and as customers, local women embrace body art

6 months ago

China to mark Year of the Pig with Peppa Pig movie as 'subversive' cartoon rehabilitated

6 months ago

In Pictures: Tapping into Hong Kong's niche handmade instrument market

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: A festive, glittering wonderland in Hong Kong this Christmas

6 months ago

Hong Kong says pro-independence Taiwan band member barred as he lacks 'special skills, knowledge or experience'

6 months ago

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' star Chow Yun-fat vows to donate HK$5.6 bn fortune

6 months ago

Taiwan pro-independence band Chthonic cancels Hong Kong show over visa delay

6 months ago

Video: US rapper Lil Pump triggers uproar in China with racially offensive song

6 months ago

The best human rights books, October to December 2018

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Photographer Robert Gerhardt explores the days and nights of Hong Kong

6 months ago

Japanese animation 'My Neighbour Totoro' hits Chinese cinemas 30 years late

6 months ago

Event: Siu Wai-hang announced as the winner of the 2018 Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize

6 months ago

Video: A unique, 360-degree dragonfly's view of Hong Kong

6 months ago

Interview: Evans Chan on his new Umbrella Movement doc 'We Have Boots' and the legacy of Martin Luther King

6 months ago

Sign up or sign off? Regulation poses threat to Hong Kong 's iconic signboards

6 months ago

Divisive HK$50m 'white elephant' musical fountain approved by the Hong Kong legislature

6 months ago

In translation: Dolce & Gabbana publish apology video after China racial row

6 months ago

Video: Artists march silently with blank placards at Tai Kwun art space in protest of political censorship

6 months ago

China's youth embrace street dance amid hip-hop crackdown

6 months ago

'I can't find any of them now': Dissident writer Ma Jian remembers the freedom fighters of pre-Handover Hong Kong

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Bamboo Scenes celebrates first anniversary, showcasing fresh Hong Kong street photography

6 months ago

Event: Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize 2018 explores human rights at home and abroad

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Marcel Heijnen takes a ruff look at Hong Kong's garage dogs

6 months ago

'A great place to be a writer in': The world according to 'Trainspotting' author Irvine Welsh

6 months ago

Video: Giant Fish tanks and waterfalls: Luxury hotel opens in disused quarry in Shanghai

6 months ago

Set in Hong Kong, ITV's 'Strangers' has too many simplified characters - in both senses of the word

6 months ago

Interview: Wolf Alice on their Mercury Music Prize-winning album and their return to Hong Kong

6 months ago

Event: 'Call for the law, equality for all' - March with pride during Hong Kong's annual gay parade on Nov. 17

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Leslie Kee's 'Out in Taiwan' captures the diversity of Taiwan's LGBT+ community ahead of historic referendum

6 months ago

Dissident author Ma Jian urges 'courage' to defend free speech as Hong Kong leader denies involvement

6 months ago

'The talk must go on': Chinese dissident author Ma Jian defiant after Hong Kong venues cancel events

5 months ago

Second Hong Kong venue denies it will host dissident Chinese writer Ma Jian

6 months ago

Ma Jian's 'China Dream' to be published in Taiwan after book talk cancelled in Hong Kong

6 months ago

Event: Freespace Happening - live outdoor music festival goes green with solar powered DJ set

6 months ago

Hong Kong art space Tai Kwun says it cannot become a political platform, after cancelling Ma Jian's book events

6 months ago

Event: Wonderfruit Festival 2018 to feature Goldie, Nightmares on Wax, Horsemeat Disco & Midland

6 months ago

The grassroots LGBT+ activists behind the celebrities and headlines

6 months ago

Free Expression Week: Schedule updates and new events

6 months ago

'Community spaces are the future': political artist Sampson Wong finds inspiration and solace in 'deteriorating' Hong Kong

6 months ago

Raymond Chow - 'Godfather' of Hong Kong film and producer behind Bruce Lee - dies aged 91

6 months ago

Event: 'Travel agents of change' - LGBT+ travel advocacy forum lands in Hong Kong this Fri, feat. Pussy Riot [Free]

6 months ago

Interview: 'Brash synth and rock & roll are our roots' - The Vaccines return to Hong Kong's Clockenflap Festival

6 months ago

Renowned Hong Kong author Louis Cha dies aged 94

6 months ago

Event: Runway Asia 2018 fashion show & marketplace - showcasing Hong Kong's young and talented designers

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Rudmer Hoekstra roams Hong Kong in a new dynamic, urban photography series

6 months ago

In Pictures: Polish three-masted tall ship visits Hong Kong in tour commemorating 100 years of independence

6 months ago

Event: Microwave Festival 2018 presents a futuristic dreamscape using cutting-edge technology

6 months ago

Event: A Day in Transition - a movie shot by Hongkongers over a single day - July 1 [Free, Oct 29]

6 months ago

Matthew Torne's 'Last Exit to Kai Tak' captures the underlying betrayal of Hong Kong by its political system

5 months ago

Free Expression Week: A series of events on free speech in post-Umbrella Movement Hong Kong

6 months ago

Event: Final Clockenflap 2018 line-up announced - Jarvis Cocker, DJ Irvine Welsh, Suchmos join this year's bill

6 months ago

Chinese artist Badiucao sends 'Make Wall Great Again' caps to Google HQ amid censorship row

6 months ago

Event: Meet award-winning presenter Bruce Parry, at special screening of his new doc. on deforestation

6 months ago

Event: 'The First Umbrella' - special screening of new Occupy doc. & forum on free expression [SOLD OUT]

6 months ago

The Best Human Rights Books, July to September 2018

6 months ago

Event: Gongle - the first int'l solo exhibition of China-born political cartoonist & artist Badiucao [Free, Nov. 3]

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Photographer Keith Macgregor pays tribute to Hong Kong's colourful, neon-drenched past

6 months ago

'Apples for Sale': Documenting the parallel lives of Indonesian domestic workers on their days off

6 months ago

Event: 'Last Exit to Kai Tak' - screening of new post-Occupy HK documentary, with Joshua Wong Q&A [SOLD OUT]

6 months ago

Event: Freespace Happening - live outdoor music & arts festival kicks off this Sun with a Korean twist

6 months ago

Wonderfruit: Thailand's magical, eco-conscious music & arts festival - at a new venue for 2018

6 months ago

Buskers to be temporarily banned from Times Square piazza, Hong Kong court rules

6 months ago

Event: Walkathon for Hong Kong children battling cancer

6 months ago

Disappeared Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing ordered to pay US$129m over taxes

6 months ago

Event: Mini Acts for the Greater Good brings artwork by refugees from around the world to Hong Kong

6 months ago

Hongkongers fight 'fast fashion' as clothes-mending workshops and pop-up swaps grow in popularity

6 months ago

HKFP Lens: Inspired by cinematic greats, Rae Lam captures Hong Kong's bright lights in flux

6 months ago

Japan's vending machines strike again - this time with pizza and crepes

6 months ago

Event: Documentary 'Last Exit to Kai Tak' brings fresh perspective to Hong Kong's democracy movement

6 months ago

Top Story 2018 invites entries: HKFP partners with RTHK and PEN Hong Kong for story-writing contest

6 months ago

'Universal love of eggs': Shanghai exhibit draws yolk-lovers and selfie-takers

6 months ago

World leaders ignore human rights in China, censored author Yan Lianke says

6 months ago

Representation in Crazy Rich Asians: It may not be perfect… but it's an awesome start

6 months ago

Event: Amnesty International Hong Kong hosts 8th Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

6 months ago

Event: Shi Fu Miz, Hong Kong's 2-day arts and music festival - 'a special moment to escape the madness'

6 months ago

Event: NGO Justice Centre accepts submissions for the 2018 Human Rights Arts Prize

6 months ago

Crazy Rich Asians: Hollywood and the Communist Party share a simplistic idea of what it means to be Chinese

6 months ago

Hong Kong 'blue ribbon' diner becomes sanctuary for anti-protester patrons

27 days ago

Emotional leader Carrie Lam says she 'sacrificed' for Hong Kong, as police use tear gas, rubber bullets to clear protests

5 months ago

Hong Kong's last stand? A gallant battle in the face of unspeakable sacrifice and overwhelming odds

3 months ago

Anti-extradition protest organiser 'disappointed' by Hong Kong leader's refusal to retract bill and resign

5 months ago

Hong Kong protester shot by police with live round in critical condition

25 days ago

Holy moley! A Hong Kong police apology for a blue rinse

1 month ago

How Hong Kong police trained for riots – and why their response to protesters has been so violent

2 months ago

'Butcher of Beijing': Ex-Chinese premier Li Peng, who ordered Tiananmen Massacre, dies aged 90

4 months ago

Hong Kong journalism groups condemn alleged police firing of projectile at reporter as officer put on leave

15 days ago

The bill is dead? Chief Exec. Carrie Lam is throwing dust in Hongkongers' eyes - democracy is the only solution

4 months ago

Hong Kong firms face a choice: Good relations with China, or a dent to their int'l reputation

3 months ago

'Day of mourning': Protests erupt around Hong Kong districts as China National Day marred by tear gas, clashes

2 months ago

How China is rolling out the red carpet for couples who have more than one child

6 months ago

As value for money deteriorates, it is becoming cheaper to rent a flat in Hong Kong than to buy

5 months ago

Cities without a heart lose their global relevance: The push to pedestrianise Central

4 months ago

Lessons for Hong Kong-Beijing relations from Quebec's 2018 provincial election

5 months ago

'I oppose Xi Jinping's tyranny!' - China's Ink Girl rebel has history on her side

26 days ago