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E-sports, music, food in one big festival in Hong Kong

/ 04:13 PM July 16, 2017

The world's first ever _Return of the Legends_ contest will be held in H...

This summer, visitors to Hong Kong will be able to immerse themselves in the world of e-Sports, music and exciting gourmet experiences unlike anything they have experienced before, as the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will launch the 3-day extravaganza “ICBC (Asia) e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong” at the Hong Kong Coliseum from 4 to 6 August.

The Festival has three exciting, never-seen-before elements, offering visitors an unforgettable summer experience.

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  • The world’s first ever “Return of the Legends” tournament: Held on 4 and 6 August, the “Return of the Legends” semi-finals and the final will highlight former professional league players of the online video game “League of Legends” from different regions of the world, such as North America, Europe, Mainland China, Taiwan/ Hong Kong/ Macau, including world championship winners, to compete for glory.

  • Hong Kong’s first ever SMTOWN SPECIAL STAGE in HONG KONG: On 5 August, some of Korea’s hottest stars, including SUPER JUNIOR – D&E, SUPER JUNIOR – YESUNG, SHINee, f(x) Luna, EXO, Red Velvet, NCT 127 and NCT DREAM, will perform their latest hits, as well as group-crossover performances.

  • Be the first to experience products never before displayed in Hong Kong: There will be a Festival Zone featuring many e-sports and electronic products, such as multiple VR e-Sports combat games, for visitors to experience firsthand. There will also be gourmet delights suitable for all ages for the enjoyment of visitors and locals alike.

The “Return of the Legends” contests will also be live streamed in 9 languages including Cantonese, English, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Thai and Vietnamese.

Tickets for the SMTOWN SPECIAL STAGE in HONG KONG are available with prices at HK$680, HK$880, HK$1,380, and HK$ 1,880 on http://www.hkticketing.com. Tickets sales for “Return of the Legends” are also available at HK$80, HK$150, HK$280, and HK$480.

The admission fee to the Festival Zone is HK$10 at the entrance during the Festival. For more details about the opening hours and the latest game unveiling at the Festival, please visit www.emfhk.com

The “ICBC (Asia) e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong” is one of the events commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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