4th April 2019 – (Hong Kong) The Conscious Festival by Green Is the New Black (GITNB) is back next week the 13-14 April at Kerry Hotel Hong Kong. A vegan and (almost) zero waste event, this is a festival where fun and sustainability go hand in hand. With a market featuring over 80 mindful brands, transformative talks, delicious healthy eats, organic booze, interactive art, and games – this is one festival not to be missed.
With a weekend packed full of conscious experiences, connections and surprises, here is a wrap up of some of the top things to do and see. The event is FREE TO ENTER and the TALKS are ticketed.
TAKE THE GITNB BOAT – Green Is The New Black has chartered a ‘junk boat’ traveling between Central Pier 9 and Aqualuna Hung Hom Pier. Guests will arrive feeling zen and connected with onboard meditations and music. Register for rides here: http://tinyurl.com/BOATTOCFHK19.
SHOP GREEN & SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS BRANDS – At the MARKETPLACE. Including vegan pizzas with Mayse, vegan wines with La Cabane, zero waste brands like ZeroYet100, Bareaya, Eco Egg, and international sustainable fashion brands like Matter, Coral Secret and The Hat Couture. See all here (https://greenisthenewblack.com/festival/market-place/).
BEND YOUR BODY – With one of our three conscious movement sessions. Get grounded with our Wellbeing Morning with Fitbit & ChauKei Ngai (https://tinyurl.com/CFHK19wellbeingmorning). Try out fit-yoga with FitSphere by Liv Lo (https://fit-sphere.com/public-class/). Get your sweat on with Kapuhala & Fitbit with a bodyweight workout (https://tinyurl.com/CFHK19Kapuhala).
FEED YOUR MIND – With TALKS from over 50 speakers. Learn how to set yourself free so that you can give more of yourself to the world, sustainability and innovation in the workplace, all about the future of food, and the eco travel. Speaker highlights include Alexandre Tsuk from Bali on ice immersion therapy to tackle fear, international yoga champion ChauKei Ngai, investor explorer & adventurer Paul Neil, and Eugenia Chow youth activist from Bye Bye Plastic Bags to name a few.
GET NAKED – With the LUSH zone where you can discover how to go naked with your beauty products. Try your hand at fresh workshops, Knot-Wrap demonstrations at their zero waste concept pop-up store.
EDUTAINMENT – Get your green on with games and activities throughout the Festival including upcycling your own sponge and planters with HMLET, explore the Earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem through a VR experience with Conversation International, and personalize your water bottles at the Bottle Calligraphy station by Urban Spring.
LIVE SOLAR BEATS – Enjoy live local and international acts, headlined by DJ Vito from La Mamie’s (France), and Powered by Solar Sound System (on Sunday).
GREEN GIVEAWAY – Join the Green Giveaway and stand a chance to win a Fitbit, a Green Is The New Black t-shirt, LUSH goodies, and two all-access passes to the TALKS (total value over HK$2,200). All you have to do is snap a photo of the Conscious Festival tram OR share why you are excited to join the Conscious Festival on Instagram or Facebook to enter. Use the #LittleGreenSteps to take part.
The event is FREE TO ENTER for the public. There is a ticket fee for the TALKS. This year GITNB will be donating a portion of all ticket sales to Ocean Recovery Alliance.
● For all updates, guests can log on to the event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/370710466839863/)
● Guests can register for free entry here (https://tinyurl.com/GITNBCFHK2019)
● Tickets for the TALKS are available here (https://thetalks-theconsciousfestival-hk-2019.eventbrite.hk/)