Chungking Mansions Tour

Chungking Mansions 36–44 Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong., Hong Kong

Some say it’s the only place that makes Hong Kong different from any Chinese city. A symbol for globalization, ‘home’ to many Africans and South Asians, a place Cantonese mothers warn their kids against. Chungking Mansions is a lot of things to different people. Join our tour to understand what this place mean for residents […]

HKD250

African Drum Jam (Zambian style)

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Our bi-weekly Afro-drum jam series introduces you to the soul of the different African cultures through the different drumming styles. Sign up!

Free

U.S. Race Relations 101 | Sports

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

In light of the brutal murder of George Floyd by the U.S. police, many people in Hong Kong are interested in joining the ongoing conversation on the experiences of African Americans in the U.S. In the spirit of keeping the conversation going, we are putting together this series to help equip allies and skeptics with […]

Free

Being Queer in Thailand & the Philippines

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Queer and trans people seem to be a lot more visible in south-east Asia, especially in Thailand and the Philippines. This coming Wed, we explore how pronouns and religion in Thailand shape the concept of gender among Thai people. We are also honoured to have Brenda again to explore transness and queerness in the pre-colonial […]

Free

Film Screening | The Arbitration

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

The film screening initiative hopes to bring Africans and non-Africans together through watching films from Africa and the African diaspora. We then unpack the themes of the films together through a discussion at the end of each screening. Free entry but self paying late night African style snacks and drinks available! Sign up!

Free

African Christianity Demystified

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Christianity was a precursor to colonialism in Africa. Arriving in a places where locals had their own spiritual and moral traditions; the religion was localized in special ways that speaks of the Africans’ resistance to oppression. Join this session to gain an appreciation of the uniqueness of Christianity in Africa, how things have evolved and […]

HKD200

Africans & the World | Africans in Colombia

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

For centuries now, Africans have been moving to various parts of the world willingly or forcibly. In this series we will demystify African presence in various countries which aren’t dominantly black. Who are they? What is their history? How are they doing? What is their future? Etc. Everyone is welcome! Sign up!

Free

Chungking Mansions Tour

Chungking Mansions 36–44 Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong., Hong Kong

Some say it’s the only place that makes Hong Kong different from any Chinese city. A symbol for globalization, ‘home’ to many Africans and South Asians, a place Cantonese mothers warn their kids against. Chungking Mansions is a lot of things to different people. Join our tour to understand what this place mean for residents […]

HKD250

African Indigenous Religions Demystified

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

“Witchcraft”, “Black Magic” and “Juju”; these are some of the terms ascribed to African indigenous religions by colonialists and contemporaries alike. But what do we actually practice? And how do we experience and take pride in our indigenous religions? Come join this session to learn about our cosmologies and how we interact with the landscape. […]

HKD200

African Drum Jam (South African style)

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Our bi-weekly Afro-drum jam series introduces you to the soul of the different African cultures through the different drumming styles. Sign up!

Free

African Literature Book Club #40| The Joys of Motherhood – Buchi Emecheta

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

The African Literature Book Club is a safer space were Africans and non-Africans alike can meet and discuss African literatures. The book club explores both classic and contemporary literature in sessions that are active and engaging for all those present. We meet every three to four weeks. All are welcome to join! Free snacks will […]

Free

Africa 101| Algeria

Africa Center Hong Kong 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

An opportunity to finally get a more nuanced appreciation of Africa and Africans. In this weekly Africa 101 series we introduce individual countries/nations within the African continent as well as the African diaspora majority black countries/nations. It’s an opportunity to be introduced to various aspects of each country such as cultures, history, geography, arts and […]