"So Nordic - Six Perspectives on the Nordics" Arts Salon Series by IATC

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Let’s join our fascinating rides into the Nordic culture! Creatives from different disciplines engage in dialogues that give you fresh insights on the Nordics.

4.9 Wed
Environmental Harmony: The Aesthetics and Creativity of the Nordic Architecture
Humphrey Wong (Architect/Co-founder of MDFA) × Bong Yeung (Architect/Founder of littleurbanmountain)
Venue: Podium Workshop
Time: 7:30pm-9pm

11.9 Wed
This is not Swiss: Different Perspectives of the Nordics
Alan Ng (Founder of InNordics) × Kanice Yan (Freelance Journalist formerly based in Sweden)
Venue: Podium Workshop
Time: 7:30pm-9pm

18.9 Wed
In Search of the Key: Concepts and Inspirations for the Nordic Model of Education
Simon Lau (Principal of United Christian College/ Chairperson, Online Learning and Teaching Association (OLTA)) × Vincent Kwan (An architect building the education for the next generations)
Venue: Podium Workshop
Time: 7:30pm-9pm

25.9 Wed
The Imagination of Sustainability: Concepts and Practices of Nordic Design
Kay Wong (Fashion Designer/Co-founder of FASHION CLINIC) × Dylan Kwok (Registered Interior Architect (Finland))
Venue: 9F Forum Eslite Causeway Bay Store
Time: 7:30pm-9pm

2.10 Wed
Dance Out of the Box: Creativity and Interactions on the Nordic Stage
Ivy Tsui (Hong Kong independent dance artist) × Wayson Poon (Hong Kong contemporary choreographer and dance artist)
Venue: 9F Forum Eslite Causeway Bay Store
Time: 7:30pm-9pm

9.10 Wed
The Cultural Crossover: Understanding Swedish Cultures from a Hong Kong Perspective
Anders Nelsson (Singer/Actor/MC/DJ)
Venue: 9F Forum Eslite Causeway Bay Store
Time: 7:30pm-9pm

Podium Workshop
Podium, Hong Kong Cultural Centre (Take the elevators at Administration Building to Podium)

9F Forum Eslite Causeway Bay Store
9/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

In Cantonese

Free admission. Limited seats available on registration

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Pre-performance Talks by IATC

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Don’t miss the chance to learn more about the Nordic performing arts through sharing by experienced artists and cultural experts before performances.


16.10 Wed
Dancing Denmark: My Dance Inspiration

7:30pm-9pm / In Cantonese

Hugh Cho (Choreographer / Artistic Director, TS Crew) × Anna CY Chan (Dean, School of Dance, HKAPA / Dance Advisor, West Kowloon)
Moderator: Joanna Hoi-yin Lee (Arts Critic)


19.10 Sat
The Nordic Imagination: Exchange, Inclusion and the World Stage

2:30pm-4pm / In English

Kai Amberla (Executive Director, Finland Festivals) × Benny Lim (Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Associate Director and M.A. in Cultural Management programme, CUHK)
Moderator: Damien Cheng (Theatre Critic)


20.10 Sun
Understanding Norwegian Plays and Theatre Structures from a Dramaturg’s View: Ibsen and Beyond

2:30pm-5:45pm / In English

Hege Randi Tørressen (Dramaturg, National Theatre in Oslo)
Respondent: Tam Kwok-kan (Dean, School of Humanities and Social Science, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong)
Moderator: Lai Sim-fong (Dramaturg)


30.10 Wed
Understanding Odin Teatret: Inspiration, Transcendence and the Contemporary Chinese Theatre

7:30pm-9pm / In Putonghua

Ding Yiteng (Rising Chinese Director / First Invited Chinese Actor of Odin Teatret) × Priscilla Lai (Freelance Theatre Director / Movement Coach / Performer) × Janice Poon (Senior Lecturer (Playwriting and Dramaturgy), School of Drama, HKAPA)
Moderator: Bernice Chan [General Manager, IATC (HK)]


Podium Workshop
Podium, Hong Kong Cultural Centre (Take the elevators at Administration Building to Podium)
Free admission. Limited seats available on registration
Standing quota for walk-in participants available on a first-come-first-served basis