Each year we brave the masses at the Lunar New Year Flower Market in Victoria Park to check out the scene and see what items are especially popular or cute. As one would imagine, there was all sorts of snake-related merchandise, but the major standout this year were apps!
At one point, with many of the aisles at a complete standstill, people continued to converge from every side. As the crowd piled up around me, I wiggled my arm free and was able to shoot a quick video to capture the insane sea of people.
‘Kung Hei Fat Choy’! It’s Chinese New Year again – the biggest holiday of the year. Yesterday marked the beginning of year of the pig. So how does life change in Hong Kong during the Chinese New Year holiday?
Several people have told me that you can judge the current state of Hong Kong’s economy by the vibrancy of the yearly Christmas displays. Entire sections of the city are draped with multiple-story lights in celebration of Christmas and Chinese New Year.