• “The Hong Kong Arts Festival, now in its 44th edition, is the largest performing arts event on the city’s cultural calendar, if not in scale then certainly in its ability to bring together world class artists.”

  • “The Hong Kong Arts Festival has the knack of choosing high quality opera productions which, although not necessarily the best-known in the genre, make for truly enjoyable experiences.”

  • “From traditional Peking and Cantonese operas to Italian classic operas and American ballet, from modern Hong Kong theatre to contemporary Asian dance series, the breadth and depth of the 2013 Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) was impressive.”

    -Global Times (Europe)
  • “With a large number and variety of shows from around the world and a schedule that allows me to watch a show every weekday and two on weekends, I always find my visit to Hong Kong this time of year to be very fruitful and inspiring. ..With 95 per cent of the tickets sold every year, the Hong Kong Arts Festival has definitely struck the right chord with its audience.”

    - The Nation (Thailand)


  • “Korean dancer-choreographer Hyoseung Ye delivered a profound performance of alienation at the Hong Kong Arts Festival on Saturday, paired with an irresistible pas de deux à trois by the Taiwanese troupe HORSE, making the all-male showcase a miracle of choreographic, musical and theatrical design.”

  • “Young Hong Kong choreographers furnished two double bills and a third programme crammed with seven 10-minute pieces. Sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the series is in its fourth year and provides an important platform for emerging dance-makers.”

    -Huffington Post
  • “The overall program (of Hong Kong Arts Festival) reflects a major change of the social mindset today in Hong Kong and a transformation of the performing arts world in Asia”

    -Wall Street Journal