"Legends of Lion Dance" 2023

The BHKS and the Hong Kong Economic and Office in Brussels supported the 7th edition of the “Legends of Lion Dance” in Antwerp, Belgium on 13 – 29 January 2023, which showcased Hong Kong’s cultural heritage, craftmanship and Chinese New Year traditions.  The event included an exhibition of 14 lion heads, embroidered and made in Hong Kong, as well as panels and videos covering the latest developments in Hong Kong such as Kai Tak Sports Park and East Kowloon Cultural District, and Hong Kong’s role as an international cultural hub and an ideal location for overseas talents.  Together with a wide range of art and cultural workshops, there were also two Hong Kong film nights, with screening of “Far Far Away” on 17 January 2023 and “The Sparring Partner” on 25 January 2023.  Highlights of the event came with a Lion Dance Parade held on 22 January 2023, the first day of the Chinese New Year of the Rabbit, attended by hundreds of people in Antwerp.