Direct Dialogue with Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of the HKSAR
05 February 2021 Direct Dialogue with Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of the HKSAR
From 05 February 2021 to 28 February 2021
"Legends of Lion Dance" Exhibition
From 05 February 2021 to 28 February 2021 "Legends of Lion Dance" Exhibition
Supported by the BHKS, the exhibition displays 15 unique lion heads, made and embroidered in Hong Kong, including a few traditional heads.
Apart from lion heads, the exhibition also displays Cantonese Opera costumes and elaborates on the Chinese New year, Chinese zodiac, Chinese music instruments and Chinese / Cantonese Opera. There are also panels on Hong Kong's history, as well as multimedia to show videos about Hong Kong.
16 February 2021
Online Chinese New Year Celebration
16 February 2021 Online Chinese New Year Celebration
Despite social distancing constraints arising from COVID-19 pandemic, the BHKS, together with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, jointly organised the online Chinese New Year celebration on 16 February 2021, to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ox.
The online event attracted around 60 BHKS members and friends of Hong Kong in Belgium. Ms Sophie Wilmes, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, sent a written message to grace the event. A jazz quartet based in the Netherlands, comprising two Hong Kong musicians, also staged a lively professional jazz performance featuring some traditional Chinese New Year festive songs.
19 March 2021
Webinar – European technology for a greener and carbon neutral Hong Kong – electric vehicles and waste management
19 March 2021 Webinar – European technology for a greener and carbon neutral Hong Kong – electric vehicles and waste management
Supported by the BHKS, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Brussels and HKETO in Berlin organised this interactive online event on 19 March 2021 to introduce the latest green business opportunities offered by Hong Kong to European businesses.
Mr WONG Kam-sing, Secretary for the Environment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government introduced the first road map of Hong Kong on the popularisation of electric vehicles, as well as the Waste Blueprint for Hong Kong 2035 recently released. Mr Ivan CHRISTIAENS (General Manager of Keppel Seghers Belgium NV) and Dr Axel SCHWEITZER (Chief Executive Officer of ALBA Group plc & Co. KG) also joined the webinar to share their experiences in taking part in the set-up of state-of-the-art waste-to-energy/resources facilities in Hong Kong.
Financial services sector accounts for over 20% of Hong Kong's GDP. The HKSAR Government has made FinTech a priority, with impressive results. The BHKS FinTech Webinar on 30 March 2021 (Tuesday) discussed in detail the rapid rise of Hong Kong as a welcoming and increasingly diverse FinTech hub, by our panel of leading figures in the industry.
Rundown: - Welcome by Alexander De Beir, Chairman, BHKS - Introduction of keynote speakers by Jame DiBiasio, Founder & Editor of DigFin, HK - Presentation by King Leung, Head of FinTech, InvestHK, HKSAR Government - Presentation by Benjamin Quinlan, Chairman, FinTech Association of Hong Kong - Presentation by Virginie Van der Donckt, Director of Credit, Velotrade, HK - Q&A Session
- Closing by Hans De Backer, Treasurer, BHKS