Hey Hongkongers, Let’s Show World How We Celebrate Christmas!
Post by Uzma Kidwai | Dec 07, 2016
Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle on the way….Yippee, it’s Christmas coming and along with it is coming the opportunity of merry-making, feasting and partying. Oh, I just love it!!!
You know earlier, I used to feel very disappointed that my perfect Christmas celebration is incomplete sans snowfall like shown in movies, but then I realized I have much more to do. :) I know when we take name of Christmas a picture of any exotic English place comes in mind with a snowy backdrop. But come on, it’s Christmas and is celebrated worldwide whether snow or no snow.
To break the myth and show a glimpse of how we Southeast Asian’s celebrate this pious and lively festival, I am here and trust me after you get a hint how grandly we celebrate Christmas you would like to fly down here to be a part of it!
All set to get lost in the divinity and festivity? Be with me.
During Christmas festivity, the city of Hong Kong glitters all night long. Every night during Christmas you can go to Victoria Harbor and watch the free holiday light show. The buildings get flashier and more colorful every year, and the added 3-D light show makes the Christmas season the best time to watch.
To enjoy maximum, you can sit along the shore at the pedestrian walk called Avenue of Stars, have a meal in a restaurant, which will be floating as it will be situated in a boat, or you may ride the Star Ferry during the Symphony of Lights display.
Display And Decoration
Drenched in the festivity of Christmas you can see huge displays and eye-catching decoration all over Hong Kong. However, to get the glimpse of most extravagant decorations you can visit the 1881 Heritage Royal Ice Palace- The ritzy hotel on Victoria Harbor builds grand themed decorations in its front plaza each year.
You can also check out the best display at Statue Square by the Hong Kong Tourism Board. These are epic displays put up by the ritziest jewelry companies.
Hong Kong has about 63 Michelin-starred restaurants, and many are quite affordable so feasting with friends get easier here.
Disneyland- Christmas-themed amusement and entertainment starts here from the middle of November.
The Hong Kong Ballet- For Opera lovers, the Nutcracker is a delight as it is a blend of fine opera and ballet.
WinterFest- You can find here a variety of promotions, Christmas displays, and events.
Churches- The essence of Christmas can be captured in the Churches as big religious events, carol singing, and special performances are hosted here.
So, this was it about how we celebrate Christmas, but mind you this is not all as its grandeur can’t be expressed in words so to experience the fun and splendor visit Hong Kong to bring in Christmas this year!
To make your trip easy and comfortable you may take help of Southeast Asia’s reputed online hotel and flight booking agency, Agoda.
In case you wanna save money for your Christmas merry making then try CollectOffers.com, where discount coupon codes are waiting for you all.
Okay, enough of blabbering about bookings and saving now got to go for my Christmas preparations. Hope you all will join us in the grand celebrations too!!!
Take care :)
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