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Fusion, Motion, Inspiration – Hong Kong Rocks! Hong Kong Promotional Event Cum Press Conference

On Dec. 31, 2022, Hong Kong Promotional Event and Press Conference were held at Westin New York prior to the opening ceremony of the New York Times Square countdown celebration. Over 100 guests and dignitaries from the government, diplomatic, business and academic circles, and travel communities of New York joined the event. Ms Candy Nip, director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY), updated participants of the latest developments of Hong Kong, and shared with them a “taste” of Hong Kong by serving culinary delicacies including dim sums, milk tea and cookies at the event. Hong Kong artists also talked about the creative process of the spectacular performance for the countdown opening ceremony that would represent both eastern and western culture to New York Times Square, to usher in 2023.

Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York,Huang,Ping (center); Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETO), Candy Nip (4th from right);Deputy Consul General Qian,Jin (2nd from right); President of the Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA),Peter Zhang (3rd from right) and other VIP guests taking group photo

Presenting New York City Council Citation to HKETO Director Candy Nip

by City Council Member Chris Marte

HKETO Director Candy Nip and Council Member Chris Marte being interviewed

Press conference cum Hong Kong promotion event

Guests and media at the Event

Opening remarks by Director Candy Nip

Sharing by Chris Vanden Hooven, Senior Vice President,

Americas, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Presenting “Sino-American Friendship Outstanding Achievement Award” to Director Candy Nip

by Ambassador Huang, Ping and President Peter Zhang, witnessed by Elaine Fan,

Director of Asian Affairs, New York State Governor’s Executive Chamber

Presenting New York Governor Hochul’s greeting letter to Director Nip (HKETO) and

President Zhang (SAFA) by Director Elaine Fan


Group photo of VIPs and Performers