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Apleichau Hung Shing Culture Festival 2019

In the second lunar month, the residents of Ap Lei Chau celebrate Hung Shing Festival, which has over one hundred years of history. The festival pays homage to the deity Hung Shing, with celebrants seeking blessings from the deity for good weather and peace among the residents. A series of events are held annually in Ap Lei Chau, organised by the Apleichau Kai Fong Tung Hing Association, including the release of water lanterns into the sea, dragon boat parade, Hung Shing Festival parade, dragon and lion dances, traditional processions, Cantonese opera performances for the deities and more.

Event Details
Date: 10 - 23 March 2019
Time: Blessing of Water Lanterns - 10am, 17 March 2019

Blessing of Dragon Boats - 11:15am, 17 March 2019

Hung Shing Festival Parade - 2-5pm, 17 March 2019

Chinese Opera - 1-11pm, 18-22 March 2019 (Tickets available at Aplichau Kaifong Welfare Association - 20 Ping Lan Street, Aplichau, Hong Kong)
Venue: Ap Lei Chau
Category: Festivals
Admission: Free admission
Enquiry: +852 2552 7239
Website: http://www.akfwa.com/news.php
Organiser: Apleichau Kaifong Tung Hing Association

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