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Hong Kong gears up for newly expanded art week

Hong Kong city.
Hong Kong city. Image by Georgio / CC BY 2.0

Starting on Friday, Hong Kong will host its annual Art Basel fair – a five-day arts festival held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year, Hong Kong is furthering its aims to become an art capital in Asia with the first-ever Art Central, a new contemporary arts festival held in its namesake Central district during the same week. A free shuttle bus will carry visitors between the two fairs, though separate tickets must be purchased for each. Read more: news.yahoo.com