TUESDAY, 5 MARCH
@ Ping Pong Gintonería, Sai Ying Pun

Is Hong Kong really Asia's international city? Tonight it is! Hong Kong artists from Asia, Africa and America all play their best music, influenced by their lives in the Harbor. Come get a taste of the world village, right here at our World Music Night.

March 5

Chris Polanco & Azucar Latina Band

Chris Polanco is one of the most well known all-rounded musicians from Latin America, Hong Kong and all over Asia. He is the founder of the hottest Latin Band in town – Azucar Latina Band & Ensemble.

Having the advantage of being born in Dominican Republic, Latin America and based in Hong Kong for over 15 years, Chris Polanco creates a new music trend leading with Latin rhythms and a fusion of Cantonese pop. Azúcar Latina Band & Ensemble is the one and only authentic Latin Band in Asia. Members of Azúcar Latina come from all over the world – Dominican Republic, Mexico, Costa Rica, Philippines, Togo, and Colombia. A party with the Azúcar Latina Band is guaranteed to give the audience and crowd a unique and unforgettable Latin experience.

March 5

The Zero Point

The Zero Point is an ensemble of musicians, singers and arrangers who have come together to explore and promote South Asian contemporary music in Hong Kong.

The group performs original arrangements of the best tunes from Bollywood and beyond, including sufi, folk, Punjabi, Hindustani classical, jazz, funk, rock, pop, R&B and soul.

Named after The Zero Point train station, a real-life crossroads between India and Pakistan, they represent a point of exchange between cultures and languages, musical genres and rhythms.

March 5

Hak Gwai

Hak Gwai is a multi-instrumentalist from Hong Kong. He is engaged in music education and street performances and is well versed in Erhu, Pipa, Guzheng, Violin, Flute, Cucurbit, Horsehead fiddle, Asalato, Handpan, Didgeridoo, Djembe, Guitar, Cymbals, Beatboxing, and more! He specializes in solo performances with a looper effect combined with the above instruments.

音樂人。從事音樂教育及街頭表演。自小醉心於音樂,精通二胡,琵琶,古箏,琴簫,笛子,葫蘆絲,馬頭琴,Asalato,Handpan,Didgeridoo,Djembe,結他,頌缽,口弦,Beatboxing等多種中國以及世界傳統民族樂器,擅長配合looper效果器結合以上各種樂器作獨奏演出。

Ping Pong 129 Gintonería – The Spanish 'GinTonic' experience.
Nestling in happening Sai Ying Pun with its spacious, urban chic interior and hidden hangout vibe, Ping Pong 129 Gintonería is the hipspot for stylish sipsmiths and cocktail casualistas alike. Let the good times pour…