20 December 2011

AsiaWorld-Expo welcomes the New Year with a thrilling line-up of world-class entertainment and public events

AsiaWorld-Expo, Asia’s leading exhibition, convention and events venue, is offering an action-packed programme of entertainment and public events to light up the holiday season. From world-class concerts to a debut fashion extravaganza, it’s all happening at AsiaWorld-Expo!

Music lovers will be thrilled with the diversity of incredible concerts coming to AsiaWorld-Expo at the year-end and in the New Year. On 31 December, the venue will welcome the RocknOver Countdown Concert 2012 featuring top Chinese bands Tai Chi, Mr., RubberBand and Kolor—the perfect way to see in the New Year!

On 5 January 2012, chart-topping pop group Scissor Sisters will make their Hong Kong debut at AsiaWorld-Expo. Drawing on their roots in New York disco, the band’s infectious dance floor anthems have made Scissor Sisters a global phenomenon. Their highly-anticipated concert at AsiaWorld-Expo promises to be an evening of non-stop entertainment.

For an experience of pure Canadian punk, the Simple Plan “Get Your Heart On! Tour” Live in Hong Kong 2012 is also an event not to be missed. After selling four million albums worldwide, and rocking the stage at the Live N Loud Festival in Hong Kong three years ago, Simple Plan is finally holding its own concert at AsiaWorld-Expo on 10 January 2012.

Fans of Korean pop won’t want to miss the CNBLUE 2012 Asia Tour Concert “Bluestorm in HongKong”, which will perform at AsiaWorld-Expo on 7-8 January 2012. This hugely popular Korean band has performed in many Asian cities since their debut. Earlier this year, they also performed as the opening act for LINKIN PARK live in Japan. Tickets for both shows at AsiaWorld-Expo sold out within days.

Following hot on the heels of CNBLUE, nine-girl Korean pop group Girls Generation will perform on 15 January 2012 at yet another sell-out concert. Much more than award-winning pop stars, these tender-hearted girls also donated a portion of the revenue from their Japanese single MR. TAXI / Run Devil Run to the Japan Red Cross to provide assistance to the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

To complement this amazing line-up of musical entertainment, AsiaWorld-Expo is also honoured to welcome the debut Fashion Fest For Girls on 7 January 2012. This “first of its kind” fashion show in Hong Kong offers a dynamic showcase of the latest trends in Asian girls’ fashions.  Combining a spectacular catwalk show with wonderful performances and shopping all under one roof, Fashion Fest For Girls is set to be a massive hit with fashion-conscious girls in their late-teens and early 20s. To ensure an inspirational experience, over 60 models and celebrities from Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong will walk the runway, presenting the latest fashion brands and must-have accessories.

This amazing line-up of concerts and shows is yet further confirmation that AsiaWorld-Expo offers the facilities and services that the world’s leading entertainers and event organisers need. To ensure people in all areas of Hong Kong, Kowloon and the New Territories can enjoy the shows and events at AsiaWorld-Expo, the venue has implemented a range of enhanced transportation, including fast and direct services on the Airport Express with a special same-day return fare, as well as point-to-point Express Bus services (X1) and a direct service on all A-route Airport Buses.

 

                               Upcoming entertainment events and public shows at
                                       AsiaWorld-Expo in December and January

Date

Event

Ticketing

31 Dec 2011

RocknOver Countdown Concert 2012

URBTIX and Tom Lee outlets

5 Jan 2012 Scissor Sisters Live in Hong Kong HK Ticketing and Tom Lee outlets
7 Jan 2012

Fashion Fest For Girls

HK Ticketing and Tom Lee outlets
7-8 Jan 2012 CNBLUE 2012 Asia Tour Concert Bluestorm in Hongkong HK Ticketing and Tom Lee outlets
10 Jan 2012 Simple Plan "Get Your Heart On! Tour" Live in Hong Kong 2012 HK Ticketing and Tom Lee outlets
15 Jan 2012 Girls' Generation Tour 2012 in Hong Kong HK Ticketing and Tom Lee outlets

 


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AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited
Kenneth Chan / Candy Kwok
Tel: (852) 3606 8888
Fax: (852) 3606 8889
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Website: www.asiaworld-expo.com

About AsiaWorld-Expo

AsiaWorld-Expo has emerged as one of the world’s leading EXPOtainment venues, offering over 70,000 square metres of rentable space that is comprised of 10 state-of-the-art, ground-level and column-free exhibition halls including the Arena – the biggest indoor seated venue in Hong Kong with a maximum capacity of 14,000. Strategically located at the heart of a multi-modal transportation hub and adjacent to the Hong Kong International Airport and Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. AsiaWorld-Expo, with a convenient and in-venue MTR station, enjoys efficient transport connection to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and other global regions.

 

With a proven track record of successes, AsiaWorld-Expo has received a number of accolades, namely the “Best International Venue” at the coveted Exhibition News (EN) Awards organised by Mash Media, a leading UK media for MICE in partnership with UFI, and the “Outstanding Venue Award” presented by The Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations (AFECA). For 8 consecutive years, AsiaWorld-Expo has been named as the “Best Convention & Exhibition Centre in Asia Pacific” by the prestigious CEI Asia magazine.

 

The AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited is a subsidiary of Airport Authority Hong Kong.

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