The festival site at Victoria Park (top) with the start of the July 1 protest march (bottom), pictured at 4pm on Monday. Photo: Martin Chan

Handover celebration festival feels the pinch from Hong Kong July 1 protests as two-thirds of booths close early because of low visitor numbers

  • Twenty-three of 35 booths close ahead of schedule on last day of Greater Bay Festival, a three-day event celebrating 22nd anniversary of handover to China
  • Protest march which started next door to festival in Victoria Park, deters many visitors, with some booth operators also joining march
Topic |   July 1 march

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The festival site at Victoria Park (top) with the start of the July 1 protest march (bottom), pictured at 4pm on Monday. Photo: Martin Chan
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