Around town

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 23 December, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 23 December, 2010, 12:00am

Around town

Chrysanthemum Show 2010

The Yuen Yuen Institute's annual display of chrysanthemums from China. Until Jan 2: Daily, 9am-6pm, The Yuen Yuen Institute, Lo Wai Rd, Lo Wai Village, Tsuen Wan, free. Inquiries: 2492 2220

Earth from Above

Aerial photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - with a sustainable development message. Daily, 10am-10pm, Open Piazza, Olympic City Two, 18 Hoi Ting Rd, West Kowloon. Inquiries: 2740 4108. Ends Dec 26

The 45th Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo

Consumer expo with 800 booths for food, drinks, health care and household brands from Hong Kong and overseas. Dec 23-30, Jan 1-3, 11am-10pm, also Dec 31, 11am-1am, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, HK$10. Inquiries: 3421 2012

Asia Game Show

Consumer expo of digital-entertainment products and gadgets. Dec 24-26, 10am-8pm, Dec 27, 10am-5pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$28. Inquiries: 2509 3430

The 8th HK Mega Showcase

Comsumer fair which includes a food festival, and domestic electrical appliances and electronic products expo. Dec 24-26, 10am-9pm, Dec 27, 10am-7pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$10. Inquiries: 2591 9823

Drum Jam

Kumi Masunaga leads a drumming session, with over 70 percussion instruments available for use. Dec 28, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$50, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Family

First Snowy X'mas at Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping 360's special seasonal attractions include festive food kiosks and magic shows. Until Dec 31, various times, Ngong Ping Village, Lantau, free. Inquiries: 3666 0606

Ocean Park Christmas Sensation

Special festive promotion featuring attractions such as the Sea Life Carousel, the Flash thrill ride and Xbox 360 Kinect games. Until Jan 2, 2011, 9.30am-10pm, Ocean Park, Aberdeen, HK$250. Inquiries: 3923 2323

Disney's Sparkling Christmas A Storybook Fantasy

The amusement park's Whimsical Christmas festivities with Duffy the Bear, elves, gingerbread and candy canes. Until Jan 2, 2011, 10am-8pm, HK Disneyland, Penny's Bay, Lantau, HK$350. Inquiries: 1830 830

Walking With Dinosaurs - the Arena Spectacular

Alli Coyne directs Creature Production's (Australian) and BBC Worldwide's theatrical version of the BBC TV series about the giants of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras. In English: Dec 23, 25, 30, 3pm; also Dec 23, 30, 7.30pm; Dec 27, Jan 2, 11am; Dec 29, Jan 2, 7pm. In Cantonese: Dec 24, 26-27, 31, Jan 1-2, 3pm; also Dec 24-27, 31, Jan 1, 7.30pm. All shows: AsiaWorld-Arena, Lantau, HK$195-HK$995 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3929 9482

Princess Luna Musical 2010

HK Children's Musical Theatre of HK Children's Arts Alliance's production about a lonely girl whose prayers are answered by a cloud who takes her on a magical ride into outer space. In Cantonese. Dec 24-25, 8pm, also Dec 25, 2pm, 4.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 6677

Our Guangdong Hero: Huang Fei-hong in Youth

Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education's drama about the legendary kung fu master's inspirational youth. In Cantonese. Dec 25, 7.30pm, Dec 25-26, 4.30pm, Dec 26, 2.30pm, Multimedia Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2742 2966

Magic X'mas Party @ Sea

Festive cruise on SuperStar Aquarius with on-board attractions such as a family X'mas disco. Boarding: Dec 26, 5pm-6pm, from Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, TST, from HK$2,080 per cabin. Inquiries: 2378 2086

The Sound of Music

Henry Shek directs and conducts the HK Chorus Society performing excerpts from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about a young novice nun who is hired to become the governess of a naval captain's seven children. In English. Dec 30, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, HK$100-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2411 6203