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Hong Kong Spoken Word Festival

Say it Out Loud!

From 17 May - 2 June Hong Kong will be treated to a bonanza of spoken word performances! Groups who perform in English (for 2018) with talent from all over the world, are uniting for ove two weeks of spectacular shows, incredible creativity and exciting collaborations!

The event line-up:

  • 17-20 May 7 - 9 pm Venue TBC: Hong Kong Improv Jamboree 2018 by HK Improv

  • 21 May, 8-10pm at Metta: HK Podversations by Hong Kong Confidential

  • 22 May, 8-10pm at the Culture Club: Perspectives of Hong Kong by the Hong Kong Writers Circle

  • 23 May, 8-10pm at the Social Room: Anyone But Your Own by Peel Street Poetry

  • 24 May, 8-10pm at the Fringe Club: Age of Reckoning by Hong Kong Stories

  • 25 May, 8-10pm at the Fringe Club: Top Notch 1 by Hong Kong Stories

  • 26 May, 8-10pm at the Fringe Club: Top Notch 2 by Hong Kong Stories

  • 28 May, 8-10pm at the Social Room: Patrons and Parasites by Liars’ League

  • 29 May, 7-9pm at the FCC: How to Present Your Work Before an Audience by Women in Publishing Society

  • 30 May – 2 June at the Fringe Club: 39 Steps by Aurora Theatre

About the participating groups

HK Improv hosts monthly shows. They also offer classes and workshops to learn the art of improvisation. Entry level participants are welcome, and no experience is required.

Hong Kong Confidential is a podcast about the lives of people in Hong Kong. Hosted by Jules Hannaford, the podcast offers a platform for people to share their wisdom, stories and experiences with listeners.

The Hong Kong Writers Circle is a member organisation for writers of all levels and genres. Founded in 1991, they provide members with opportunities to further their craft, network with industry professionals, receive feedback and take part in workshops, socials and the annual anthology.

Peel Street Poetry is an English language open mic night that has been running for over 12 years. It currently takes places on the second and third Wednesday of every month at the Social Room in Central.

Liar’s League Hong Kong is a quarterly fiction event, that has been running for six years. Pieces of flash fiction (800 to 1200 words) are globally submitted, locally selected and assigned to actors for an evening of performance and storytelling, currently held at the Social Room in Central.

Aurora Theatre is an independent theatre company that aims to promote English language shows in the local Hong Kong art scene. Founded by theatre performer and producer Nicole Garbellini in 2010, the company brings international and original material to the stage.

If you would like more in depth information or tickets for any of the shows please visit the Spoken Word Festival website at!

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