Week ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 11 September, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 11 September, 2011, 12:00am



Lantern Carnivals: To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Lantern Carnivals featuring free cultural and acrobatic performances, folk craft demonstrations, quizzes, palm-reading stalls and lantern installations are being held over three night, starting 7.30pm, at various venues - New Territories West carnival at Tin Shui Wai Park and Ginza Square today, Urban carnival at Victoria Park tomorrow (with the Tai Hang Dragon Dance performance) and New Territories West carnival at Sha Tin Park and Town Hall Plaza on Tuesday. Mid-Autumn Thematic Lantern Exhibitions are also on display at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza and West Kowloon Promenade. Inquiries: 2591 1340


World Without Music: Loft Stage and We Draman's drama exploring the meaning of life amid people's daily routines and materialist pursuits. In Cantonese. 8.30pm until Sunday, plus 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$220-HK$280, Urbtix. Inquiries: 3746 5216

Ballet appreciation lecture: Part of a series on five world renowned ballet dance companies, Margaret Lau gives a talk in Cantonese on the Bolshoi Ballet, its background and repertoire. 7.30- 9.30pm; AC1, Level 4, Administration Building, Cultural Centre; HK$40 Urbtix


MOMs Opening Lunch: Hong Kong Mothers of Multiples' first get-together for the 2011-12 membership year. 12.30pm at La Piola, 1/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central. Tel: 2851 2281. Set lunch costs HK$175. Contact: jasja_kotterman@hotmail.com


Mendelssohn & Mendelssohn: Fanny & Felix: Professors Chan Wing-wah and Gabriel Leung conduct the HK Oratorio Society, along with sopranos Rao Lan and Catherine Pun, contralto Ruth Lau, tenor Sam Kan, baritone Petrus Cheung, HK Strings and the SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School Choir in Fanny Mendelssohn's Scenes From the Bible oratorio and selections from Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah. 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, HK$80-HK$120, Urbtix. Tel: 2268 7321