The 6th Hong Kong Food Carnival Opens

The 6th Hong Kong Food Carnival opened today at Hong Kong Kwai Chung Sports Ground.  Under the theme of “Healthy Food and Lifestyle”, the 9-day carnival continues through 5 November and gathers around 260 booths selling a mouth–watering line-up of cuisine and local quality products. It once again shines the spotlight on Hong Kong’s internationally-acclaimed dining scene.

The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong (CMA) organised an opening ceremony today which was attended by Guests of Honor Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Dr Bernard Chan Pak-li, Director-General of Trade & Industry Ms Salina Yan, Chairman of Kwai Tsing District Council Mr Law King Shing, the Promotion Ambassador Mr Alex Fong, as well as senior representatives of supporting organisations.  After the ceremony, the guests were given a tour of the carnival and sampled the signature food and drinks offered by the vendors.  Mr Alex Fong then returned to the stage to perform two of his popular songs.

“It’s amazing to see that the Hong Kong Food Carnival is now in its 6th edition.  Over the time we have seen the carnival not only grow and offer more choices for food and entertainment, but also gain popularity among the community. We welcome all culinary enthusiasts who want to discover the gourmet treats from across the globe and the best deals,” said CMA President Dr Eddy Li.

There are four themed zones: “Health and Organic Zone”, “Leisure Food Zone”, “Catering Equipment Zone” and “Yummy Food Zone”. The “Yummy Food Zone” features 50 scrumptious food stalls, making it the largest scale ever. 9 food trucks will also rotate throughout the carnival period.

The carnival-goers will have so much fun to do beyond eating and shopping. Live demonstrations by culinary experts, arts and craft workshops, interactive booth games, thrilling stage performances, organic farm and more family-friendly enjoyment are ready for visitors to explore.  In addition, there will be a daily lucky draw giving out prizes worth a total of about HK$540,000.

Classic oldies can bring back memories! To appreciate and reflect Hong Kong’s heritage and culture, CMA and Commercial Radio 1 (CR 1) join hands to stage an oldies concert with renowned artists on 28 October. On the next Saturday (4 November), a group of radio personalities will bring the long-running radio drama “18/F Block C” (18樓C座) to life on stage.  Famous artists are also invited to play games with audience and distribute gifts to them.

The “Yummy House Junior Chef Cooking Competition 2017” (「親子樂煮意@香港區」烹飪比賽—「美味棧新紮廚神挑戰賽2017」), which enables kids and teenagers to express their creativity and discover their passion on cooking, will be held on 29 October. The winner will advance to the final cooking competition to be held at the 52nd Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo.  

Halloween is just around the corner! On 31 October, visitors can get into the spooky spirit by enjoying the Halloween costume contest and Halloween parade with performers in frightfully fun costumes. Along with free Halloween makeup service and game booths, visitors are guaranteed to have a hauntingly good time.

CMA’s “HKBPE Caring for the Community” has allocated fund to bring happiness and care to low-income families, live-alone elderly and people with disabilities. We invite 900 underprivileged family members to the carnival and give $300 cash coupons to each family for shopping. “At CMA, the well-being of the community is our top most concern. Through donations and our social initiatives, we look to build a caring society in Hong Kong,” said Vice President cum Chairman of CMA Exhibition Services Limited Dr Tony Tai.

The carnival is open from 11am to 8:30pm daily. Admission tickets are $5 each (free admission for children under 1 meter in height, citizens over the age of 65, and persons with disabilities) and are available for purchase online and onsite. For details, please visit the website or Facebook Fan Page.

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For enquiries

Ms Alison Lee

General Manager of Corporate Communications

The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong

Tel:2542 8636 / 9168 5909

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Ms Sylvia Fung

Officer, Corporate Communications

The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong

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Fax: 2815 7572