Tom Dixon, British designer, was to have been among the keynote speakers at Business of Design Week (BODW) in Hong Kong next month. The event has been cancelled amid the continuing anti-government protests. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Cancelled: Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, featuring Tom Dixon, Thomas Heatherwick and other star designers, falls victim to ongoing protests

  • Fashion Asia Hong Kong and DFA Awards presentation ceremony also cancelled, says Hong Kong Design Centre, Business of Design Week organiser
  • The week-long event at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, first held 18 years ago, would have featured biggest ever delegation of UK designers to Hong Kong
Topic |   Architecture and design

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Tom Dixon, British designer, was to have been among the keynote speakers at Business of Design Week (BODW) in Hong Kong next month. The event has been cancelled amid the continuing anti-government protests. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Japanese rock group Babymetal will not be performing in Hong Kong next weekend after organisers pull plug on Clockenflap festival

Hong Kong’s biggest music festival Clockenflap cancelled after protests escalate

  • Clockenflap festival set to host Halsey, Babymetal and Mumford and Sons becomes latest to be scrapped ‘due to the escalation of the crisis this week’
  • Ticket-holders will receive full refunds, organiser Magnetic Asia confirms
Topic |   Music

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Japanese rock group Babymetal will not be performing in Hong Kong next weekend after organisers pull plug on Clockenflap festival
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