12 Feb 2015
Asia’s only five-star international indoor show jumping event, the Longines Hong Kong Masters (LHKM), returns for the third consecutive year to AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). A media preview was held on 12 February to let the media to have a preview of this stunning event while the event will be held from 13 – 15 February at AWE.
Miss Enid LOW, the Chief Strategy Officer of AWE said, “We are pleased to welcome the HK Masters back again to AWE again for the third time as we enter into our 10th anniversary year. With a dazzling line-up of exciting events and entertainment, our team will continue with our innovative and collaborative spirit to make the 2015 event another galloping success for EEM and Hong Kong.
Across three days competition, 25 of the world’s elite riders and about 60 horses competing in 6 competitions including Hong Kong representative, Miss Raena LEUNG. There will be breathtaking shows by equestrian artist Santi Serra and dressage demonstration as well. During the competition, the world-class Michelin-starred gastronomy from renowned French Chef, Chef Yves Mattagne, is invited to the Master Club.
Meanwhile, to facilitate collaboration in the local Tung Chung community, as well as to promote the concept of reducing the amount of food wastage, we will invite a group of ethnic minority children in Tung Chung to join the event in partnership with Feeding Hong Kong. Chefs will teach the kids cooking sponsored by AWE. Media are welcomed to come on 14 February.
10:30am (Media Reception)
11:00am-12:00nn (Kid's Cooking session)
12:00nn-12:45pm (Media Lunch with coupons)
12:45pm (Masters - Laiterie de Montaigu Trophy
Here is the highlight of today’s event:
Organiser EEM introduces highlights
of this year's event at AWE
AWE special refreshment to media
Demonstration of indoor show jumping event
Masters returns to AWE for the third year
About the Longines Hong Kong Masters
The Longines Hong Kong Masters (LHKM) is Asia’s only five-star international indoor show jumping event. Key competitions include the Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy, the spectacular Longines Speed Challenge together with the Hong Kong Jockey Club 130th Anniversary Race of the Riders, Gucci Gold Cup and the highly anticipated Longines Grand Prix.
Hong Kong representative, Miss Raena LEUNG, is the second time representing Hong Kong to join the Longines Hong Kong Masters. She starts practicing equestrian since six years old. She has gained numerous awards and prizes, including the Team Showjumping 6th Place in Incheon Asian Games in 2014, the 1st Place CSN Havekost in Germany in 2013, and the 1st Place Overall in FEI World Cup Jumping China League.
About Feeding Hong Kong
Feeding Hong Kong is the first Hong Kong food bank dedicated to rescuing surplus nutritious food from retailers, distributors and manufacturers and redistributing it to people in need. Their task is to fight hunger in Hong Kong and at the same time reduce the amount of quality food that is being sent to our city’s landfills.