Another day, another cancelled event... as protests in Hong Kong show no sign of relenting, a number of upcoming public events have been cancelled or postponed. Here’s a short list of the ones you might want to know about:
1. Wine & Dine Festival
The Hong Kong Tourism Board recently announced that the annual Wine & Dine Festival has been called off due to 'unforeseen circumstances in the coming weeks'. The four-day foodie festival was originally scheduled to happen from October 31 to November 3 at Central Harbourfront, with an expected turnout of 140,000 visitors.
2. Hong Kong Cyclathon
The annual Hong Kong cyclathon has been scrapped after the international Hammer Series decided to cancel its stop in Hong Kong. Organisers of Hammer Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Cyclothon, Velon and Hong Kong Tourism Board, have decided to scrap the two events due to the ongoing events happening in the city. The two events were originally scheduled to take place on October 13, but now cancelled due to potential blocked roads from protests, which would affect the smooth running of the race.
3. Carly Rae Jepsen
Canadian pop singer Cary Rae Jepsen has cancelled her concert in Hong Kong, which was originally scheduled for October 25, due to Hong Kong's current social circumstances. For those who already purchased a ticket, the refund process begins on October 11. You can go here for refund details.