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  • CG Hart bought hand-crafted lanterns. (State Dept.)

    CG Hart Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

    CG Hart took part in some local traditions in preparation for the Mid-Autumn festival, including selecting hand-crafted lanterns to hang at the Consulate, visiting Pok Fu Lam village to learn how a fire dragon is made, and joining local students' initiative to deliver mooncakes to the needy.

  • U.S. Consulate General Pink Dot Booth. (State Dept.)

    U.S. Consulate Participates in Pink Dot Festival

    Consul General Hart attended the Pink Dot festival in Hong Kong in support of the LGBTI community. The U.S. Consulate also manned a booth at the event to provide information about study in the United States, as well information about LGBTI rights in the United States.

  • CG Hart and guests attended the opening ceremony of Sundance Film Festival Hong Kong. (State Dept.)

    Sundance Film Festival Comes to Hong Kong

    The Sundance Film Festival came to Hong Kong for its second year from September 17-27, hosted by a major local cinema with support from the State of Utah. This year's festival featured 11 independent movies with filmmakers' discussions, a one-day film music day lab, and the U.S. Consulate-sponsored Film Forward ...

  • Consul General Hart visited the Yu Lan Cultural Festival. (State Dept.)

    CG Hart Celebrates "Hungry Ghost" Festival

    On August 28, Consul General Hart visited the Yu Lan Cultural Festival hosted by the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organization. Also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival, this tradition calls for the Chiu Chow community to pay tribute to their ancestors in the seventh month of the year...

  • Acting Consul General Tom Cooney (State Dept.)

    Seminar on Deaf Education Studies

    On August 14, Acting Consul General Tom Cooney gave opening remarks at the PAS-sponsored Sign Bilingualism and Deaf Education Seminar Series organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong Center for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies...

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Macau Day in Taipa: October 19, 2015

  • ACS staff will travel to Macau on Monday, October 19, 2015 to provide limited consular services for American citizens. For more information, please see Macau Day.

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  • Please note that stun guns (e.g., tasers), mace, pepper spray, and other self-protection weapons are banned in Hong Kong. Discovery of weapons of any kind during luggage screening -- including transit passengers' cabin and checked luggage -- will be referred to the police for investigation, leading to arrest and detention. Please click here for more information.

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