Hit list: five things to do in Hong Kong this week – February 12-19

Madonna’s heading our way, a new type of triathlon has just hit town and there’s love in the air ... here’s some inspiration for the week ahead

PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 February, 2016, 4:01pm
UPDATED : Friday, 12 February, 2016, 4:01pm

GET ready to see Madonna perform in our city “for the very first time”, when she brings her Rebel Heart tour to Hong Kong on February 17 and 18, and Macau on February 20 and 21.

SEE Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara shine in Carol, Todd Haynes adaptation of a complex story of forbidden love in 1950s America.

SHOW off your beer pong skills in Hong Kong’s newest nocturnal triathlon, at Arena Bar, where your hand-eye coordination and appetite for drink count for more than your athletic prowess.

SWAP that overpriced Valentine’s dinner for a last minute escape to one of Asia’s most romantic hotels, as voted by TripAdvisor travellers.

TREAT yourself to some generous portions of home-made pasta, tender meat and decadent desserts at chef Gianni Caprioli’s Gia Trattoria Italiana in the Fleet Arcade in Wan Chai.