Kevin Kwong

Kevin is an award-winning journalist who has been the Post's Arts Editor since 2005. He has previously worked for the BBC World Service, People magazine and Variety.
Kevin Kwong
Kevin is an award-winning journalist who has been the Post's Arts Editor since 2005. He has previously worked for the BBC World Service, People magazine and Variety.

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From the original Evita to an Irish Swan Lake, the best Hong Kong theatre of 2018 was from overseas

Theatre companies from Ireland, Oklahoma, Slovenia and the UK put on the city’s top stage shows. Angel’s Bone, a commentary on human trafficking, was the best of the performances.

28 Dec 2018 - 3:03PM
From the original Evita to an Irish Swan Lake, the best Hong Kong theatre of 2018 was from overseas

Theatre companies from Ireland, Oklahoma, Slovenia and the UK put on the city’s top stage shows. Angel’s Bone, a commentary on human trafficking, was the best of the performances.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta music director to step down in 2020 after 18 years at the helm

First Hong Kong woman conductor to head a professional orchestra, who will step down in 2020, says she is proud of the way Sinfonietta has connected with audiences. Orchestra says search for Yip Wing-sie’s successor will begin soon.

27 Nov 2018 - 1:10PM
Hong Kong Sinfonietta music director to step down in 2020 after 18 years at the helm

First Hong Kong woman conductor to head a professional orchestra, who will step down in 2020, says she is proud of the way Sinfonietta has connected with audiences. Orchestra says search for Yip Wing-sie’s successor will begin soon.

Apple Watch put to the test – yoga instructor vs. journalist in fitness challenge

What can a smartphone tell you about your workout? Reporter Kevin Kwong tests the wearable to see if it can get him moving

26 Nov 2018 - 3:00PM
Apple Watch put to the test – yoga instructor vs. journalist in fitness challenge

What can a smartphone tell you about your workout? Reporter Kevin Kwong tests the wearable to see if it can get him moving

These foldable phones all beat Samsung’s Infinity Flex to the punch

Despite the hype over Samsung’s recent announcement, folding phones with innovative screens are nothing new and some have even become collector’s items.

9 Nov 2018 - 2:51PM
These foldable phones all beat Samsung’s Infinity Flex to the punch

Despite the hype over Samsung’s recent announcement, folding phones with innovative screens are nothing new and some have even become collector’s items.

Four things in Captain Marvel trailer that got Marvel Comics fans talking

It’s hard not to notice how sullen Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) appears, and her costume looks as if it belongs to DC Comics’ Green Lantern.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Four things in Captain Marvel trailer that got Marvel Comics fans talking

It’s hard not to notice how sullen Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) appears, and her costume looks as if it belongs to DC Comics’ Green Lantern.

When a spa treatment goes bad: apologies not good enough when deep relief comes with drilling

The spa in Macau’s shiny new Morpheus complex charged full price for a traumatic treatment that saw stress levels soar

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
When a spa treatment goes bad: apologies not good enough when deep relief comes with drilling

The spa in Macau’s shiny new Morpheus complex charged full price for a traumatic treatment that saw stress levels soar

Three of Macau’s best massages: spa treatments to relax, refresh and rejuvenate

We try the pampering at Banyan Tree Spa, The Spa at Wynn Palace and Morpheus Spa.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Three of Macau’s best massages: spa treatments to relax, refresh and rejuvenate

We try the pampering at Banyan Tree Spa, The Spa at Wynn Palace and Morpheus Spa.

Chinese dancer wins prize for artistry at Olympics of ballet, breaking a new barrier in a career of firsts

Paris Opera Ballet’s first Chinese dancer, Lam Chun-wing, breaks another barrier with win at Varna International Ballet Competition. His Hong Kong teacher Jean Wong recalls his ‘extraordinary concentration and hard work’

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Chinese dancer wins prize for artistry at Olympics of ballet, breaking a new barrier in a career of firsts

Paris Opera Ballet’s first Chinese dancer, Lam Chun-wing, breaks another barrier with win at Varna International Ballet Competition. His Hong Kong teacher Jean Wong recalls his ‘extraordinary concentration and hard work’

Hong Kong Arts Festival 2019 highlights: Marin Alsop, Robert Lepage, a farewell to Taiwan’s Lin Hwai-min, a Wagner opera

Leading woman conductor Marin Alsop and her Brazilian orchestra, Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min and his Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Canadian stage maestro Robert Lepage, Korean pianist also among the festival highlights.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Hong Kong Arts Festival 2019 highlights: Marin Alsop, Robert Lepage, a farewell to Taiwan’s Lin Hwai-min, a Wagner opera

Leading woman conductor Marin Alsop and her Brazilian orchestra, Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min and his Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Canadian stage maestro Robert Lepage, Korean pianist also among the festival highlights.

Hong Kong heritage complex’s first contemporary art show a thought-provoking mix

Taking in everything on show in Dismantling the Scaffold exhibition at former Central Police Station compound will take more than one visit, but on first impression it is witty while making some serious points

25 Jun 2018 - 1:39PM
Hong Kong heritage complex’s first contemporary art show a thought-provoking mix

Taking in everything on show in Dismantling the Scaffold exhibition at former Central Police Station compound will take more than one visit, but on first impression it is witty while making some serious points

How a yoga pioneer helped introduce it to Hong Kong in the 1980s and his vision for the future

David Swenson stayed in Hong Kong for two years in the mid-1980s teaching Ashtanga yoga when no studios were in business. Today, he is one of the world’s most sought-after teachers in a thriving industry

20 Jun 2018 - 5:00PM
How a yoga pioneer helped introduce it to Hong Kong in the 1980s and his vision for the future

David Swenson stayed in Hong Kong for two years in the mid-1980s teaching Ashtanga yoga when no studios were in business. Today, he is one of the world’s most sought-after teachers in a thriving industry

The biggest yoga stars in Hong Kong in June: David Swenson, Ana Forrest, Daphne Tse to attend Asia Yoga Conference

Asia Yoga Conference next month may be the last in Hong Kong, with organisers looking to cash in on rapidly growing Chinese interest and find a bigger venue by moving the event to China

28 May 2018 - 11:09AM
The biggest yoga stars in Hong Kong in June: David Swenson, Ana Forrest, Daphne Tse to attend Asia Yoga Conference

Asia Yoga Conference next month may be the last in Hong Kong, with organisers looking to cash in on rapidly growing Chinese interest and find a bigger venue by moving the event to China

The Collector | Why the secrecy surrounding first art show at historic Hong Kong police station?

Hong Kong Jockey Club, operator of Tai Kwun complex, denies impressive show featuring British artist Ceal Floyer and others, is scheduled – even while it is taking place at one of the Central venue’s galleries

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Why the secrecy surrounding first art show at historic Hong Kong police station?

Hong Kong Jockey Club, operator of Tai Kwun complex, denies impressive show featuring British artist Ceal Floyer and others, is scheduled – even while it is taking place at one of the Central venue’s galleries

Take a 360-degree virtual interactive tour around Art Basel Hong Kong

Asia’s largest contemporary art fair opens today and for those of you who are unable to visit, the Post’s digital interactive team have created a virtual tour with photos, interviews with artists and collectors, and other content

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Take a 360-degree virtual interactive tour around Art Basel Hong Kong

Asia’s largest contemporary art fair opens today and for those of you who are unable to visit, the Post’s digital interactive team have created a virtual tour with photos, interviews with artists and collectors, and other content

Plays about post-protest Hong Kong a mixed bag – one a worthy follow-up to Chinese Lesson, the other a satire that’s off key

The only Cantonese dramas in Hong Kong Arts Festival, Tang Chi-kin’s The Great Learning tells stories of Occupy Central protesters entering adulthood, and Doctrine of Happiness is a satire on them as parents, and works less well

19 Mar 2018 - 1:04PM
Plays about post-protest Hong Kong a mixed bag – one a worthy follow-up to Chinese Lesson, the other a satire that’s off key

The only Cantonese dramas in Hong Kong Arts Festival, Tang Chi-kin’s The Great Learning tells stories of Occupy Central protesters entering adulthood, and Doctrine of Happiness is a satire on them as parents, and works less well

Seconds out: Final Fantasy fight game landing in Hong Kong
The best – and worst – of Hong Kong’s performing arts in 2017: memorable moments, star performances

From the Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s inspiring fusion concerts to the success of touring production Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Musical, it was a great year for both local and overseas productions, despite two big cancellations

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
The best – and worst – of Hong Kong’s performing arts in 2017: memorable moments, star performances

From the Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s inspiring fusion concerts to the success of touring production Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Musical, it was a great year for both local and overseas productions, despite two big cancellations

2017’s game of the year is Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Title also picked up the prizes for best direction and best action or adventure at the annual Game Awards held in Los Angeles

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
2017’s game of the year is Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Title also picked up the prizes for best direction and best action or adventure at the annual Game Awards held in Los Angeles

Ex-Met director triggers war of words over US$450m Da Vinci with Instagram post about its conservation

Thomas Campbell’s Instagram post about ‘conservations issues’ of record-shattering Salvator Mundi painting of Christ prompts biting response from one of work’s former owners, and attack on ‘bullying’ Christie’s co-chairman

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Ex-Met director triggers war of words over US$450m Da Vinci with Instagram post about its conservation

Thomas Campbell’s Instagram post about ‘conservations issues’ of record-shattering Salvator Mundi painting of Christ prompts biting response from one of work’s former owners, and attack on ‘bullying’ Christie’s co-chairman

Nokia 3310 3G review: nostalgia-packed US$73 phone with long battery life that, unsurprisingly, lacks many 2017 trimmings

From the Snake game to the classic Nokia ringtone, this back-to-basics handset is sure to conjure up some fond memories, but don’t expect to be able to WhatsApp your friends on it

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Nokia 3310 3G review: nostalgia-packed US$73 phone with long battery life that, unsurprisingly, lacks many 2017 trimmings

From the Snake game to the classic Nokia ringtone, this back-to-basics handset is sure to conjure up some fond memories, but don’t expect to be able to WhatsApp your friends on it