Tai Hang

Pok Fu Lam's fire dragon dance to rival Tai Hang's

Tai Hang is not the only place to watch fire dragon dancing during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Pok Fu Lam village also boasts its own century-long tradition ...

Monday, 1 October, 2012, 6:49pm

Tai Hang dragon dance marks colourful start to Chinese holiday

The dragon studded with incense makes its way through Tai Hang in the annual parade. Photo: David Wong

Thousands of people thronged in Tai Hang to watch the area's heritage-listed dragon dance, kicking off the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day celebrations. Paraded along the narrow streets by 300 dancing Tai Hang residents, the 61-metre fire dragon swung its head and tail to the cheering of crowds.

30 Sep 2012 - 11:53am

The rise and fall of Tai Hang

The hoardings have come down in Tai Hang to reveal the latest example of the cruelty of the city's planners and developers.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


G/F China Tower 1-9 Lin Fa Kung Street West, Tai Hang Tel: 2570 6858

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Intense competition

The competition to lure luxury property buyers in eastern Hong Kong Island is heating up. Park Haven in Causeway Bay, by Soundwell Holdings, is offering Parisian-style concierge services. The project has already sold dozens of its 190 units.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Graze a trail through an eclectic neighbourhood

Tai Hang, squeezed between Causeway Bay and Tin Hau, is one of Hong Kong's up-and-coming neighbourhoods. It has been flourishing for years and tastemakers have even suggested it might become the next Lan Kwai Fong.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

Most of my friends don't understand when I say I have trouble finding clothes that look good for my shape. I'm tall and my arms and legs are slim, but where I gain weight is around my middle and hips, especially since I had children. The thing is I wear a lot of trousers and would like to wear skirts, but anything with a waist only emphasises the wrong parts. What should I be looking for?

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Government to support mansion restoration after cancelling tender

The government is being forced to subsidise restoration of the historic Haw Par Mansion after twice failing to find a commercial operator to do the job.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Wun Sha Street, Tai Hang

Mid-autumn celebrations came to Tai Hang last week with the usual riot of incense smoke and clang- ing cymbals brought by the fire dragon, which sets off every year from Lin Fa Kung temple and winds its way through the district.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Dragon dance burns brighter

For 130 years, the fire dragon dance has coiled through the streets in Tai Hang, leaving a trail of blessings in its wake. Once lined with Hakka village houses, modern housing has taken their place, leaving little room for its Hakka roots.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Fire dragon struggling to stay lit

Organisers of the Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance are battling dwindling donations and rising costs for materials, despite the 130-year-old event being declared an intangible national cultural heritage in June.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

On the market

Project: Ronsdale Garden, Tai Hang

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Classic pork dish brings locals together to chew the fat

The neighbourhood of Tai Hang is the proud home of the 130-year old Fire Dragon Dance parade during the Mid-Autumn Festival. It retains a traditional Hong Kong village feel, despite the development of upscale flats up Tai Hang Road and the spillover of shiny, new shops from Causeway Bay and Tin Hau.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

A craving for congee

Tai Hang has become one of Hong Kong's hottest spots for good food, with stylish restaurants opening every month. Nestled among the new, fancy eateries, there is a congee shop at King Street that serves food the same way it has done for the past 20 years.

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


Tour bus driver and passengers injured

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am