14 February 2015

The Longines Hong Kong Masters Kids cooking to reduce food wastage

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), which will be held from 13 – 15 February at AWE.

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, a group of ethnic minority children from the neighboring Tung Chung had been invited to join the event in partnership with Feeding Hong Kong. The kids cooking session was held in AWE at the LHKM’s Prestige Village. Eight kids became “Master Chefs” for the day and learned to make vegetarian food by using the ingredients sponsored by AWE.

 

For media inquiries, please contact AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited:

Catherine YEUNG
Public Relations Officer
Tel: (852) 3606 8946
Fax: (852) 3606 8889
Email: [email protected]
Candy LEE
Senior Public Relations Officer
Tel: (852) 3606 8869
Fax: (852) 3606 8889
Email: [email protected]

 

Here is the highlight of today’s event:

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Eight kids became “Master Chefs”! Message for the reduction of food wastage

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AWE sponsored the kids cooking event Elite riders competed for awards
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Audiences were excited for the competitions Dressage demonstration brought a round of applause

 

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.

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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.

 

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