Lunar New Year

Hit list: five things to do this week in Hong Kong (February 5-11)

The sun’s out, work’s grinding to an end, and the fun’s about to start. From watching Aaron Kwok monkey about to beery Super Bowl brunches and waging one of the world’s biggest bets, here are some ideas for the Lunar New Year holiday

PUBLISHED : Friday, 05 February, 2016, 4:14pm
UPDATED : Friday, 05 February, 2016, 4:26pm

BRUSH up on your auspicious greetings, and lai see dos and don’ts, with our beginner’s guide to Lunar New Year customs and etiquette.

WATCH Aaron Kwok, Gong Li and William Feng in vastly improved fantasy sequel The Monkey King 2.

PITCH your tent somewhere, and enjoy the beautiful weather promised for the weekend, with our essential guide to camping in Hong Kong.


PLACE your bets at the Lunar New Year race meeting in Sha Tin; one of the most wagered upon events on Earth.

SCORE yourselves a big Super Bowl breakfast instead of spending Monday morning at the office, and celebrate the fact that the big game falls on the first day of the Lunar New Year and you’re not working.