Five things to do on a wet weekend in Hong Kong

There's new hardware and video games to check out at the Ani-Com fair, or books at a floating book fair, a great family movie to enjoy, and some tempting Chinese cuisine to try without getting wet this weekend

PUBLISHED : Friday, 24 July, 2015, 11:33am
UPDATED : Friday, 24 July, 2015, 11:33am

It's the biggest weekend of the year for gamers in Hong Kong, if that's your thing. There's another book fair opening. There's a top-drawer animated movie, Inside Out, and plenty more films to see. You can go in for a bit of pampering, and there are restaurants new and noted to sample.

Keep up

The  Animation-Comics & Games Hong Kong fair at the Convention and Exhibition Centre showcases the newest game titles and products. Microsoft is expected to unveil its Forza 6 franchise for the Xbox One, but that's not all: we preview the five biggest new game unveilings and previews, including Final Fantasy 7.




Pixar's latest animated feature Inside Out (see review) marks a brilliant return to form for the animation studio. A cinematic tour de force, it's among our picks for the week's top five films, along with Magic Mike XXL, Playtime, Ant-Man and Love is Strange




Tycoon Tann in Central promises elevated Chinese cuisine. It's one of four modern dim sum restaurants 48 Hours staff sampled. Also reviewed: Mitte in Sheung Wan, The Cup in Hung Hom




Treat yourself

Have your hair summer-proofed, and relax with some foot or facial pampering while the stylist works on your mane at Capelli Salon and Spa





Step aboard

If you didn't get enough of the Hong Kong Book  Fair, try the floating book fair aboard the Logos Hope at Harbour City, opening on Sunday. It carries more than 5,000 book titles covering subjects including science, sports, and hobbies.





And ...

... if it's still thundery on Tuesday (and even it it's not), relive that Madchester moment in the company of reformed rockers the Happy Mondays