Introduction to Le French May
As an ancillary event to Le French May, Le French GourMay sees more than 60 eateries – from bistros to cafes to fine dining hotel restaurants – serving special menus, with a focus this year on the Loire Valley.
Food and wine importers will also put a spotlight on the region with promotions, tastings, workshops, and other activities.
A Quick Look
Over a 60 day period, there are more than 150 prograrmmes ranging from performances, exhibitions, and cinema to masterclasses, guided tours, workshops, educational programmes – the list goes on
They are held at cultural centres, educational institutions, public spaces, the racecourse, and shopping malls.
More than 1 million people attend Le French May activities each year.
Here is a preview of what’s in store …
- Performances – There will be live performances of classical music, dance, Electro music, jazz, Pop music, opera, and theatre at various public and private venues around Hong Kong.
- Films – French cinema and television will be shown at Broadway Cinematheque, Palace IFC, and Azure Restaurant Slash Bar.
- Exhibitions – There will be exhibitions of heritage, contemporary art, design, fashion, photography, and modern art at various venues around Hong Kong.
- Gastronomy – In conjunction with Le French May, restaurants throughout Hong Kong will offer special promotions under the auspicious of Le French GourMay. Each year a different region is featured.
Le French May seems to get bigger and better each time around. The Gallic arts festival is now in its 27th year.