20 DAYS TO THE HANDOVER
TODAY The Opium War Film Premiere: Si Chuan Opium War Film and TV Creation and Production Co Ltd, Theatres I, II, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 7.30 pm. By invitation.
Julian Lloyd Webber: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 8 pm. Tickets through Urbtix, 2584 8514.
Musician masterclasses: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai. Tickets through Urbtix.
TAI PO DISTRICT Dozens of brightly decorated fishing boats will stage a floating parade in Tolo Harbour on July 2.
The vessels, donated by Tai Po fishermen, have been designed by Guangzhou arts students to commemorate the handover.
That morning, more than 3,000 people in traditional costume will parade from Heung Yee Kuk playground in Heung Sze Wui Street down to Kwong Fuk Road. By evening, the participants should have the appetite for a banquet so large it will need six restaurants.