Want to chill out on Cheung Chau against a backdrop of fab music and eco-friendly fun? The Shi Fu Miz Festival, one of the highlights on the calendar of those who enjoy unique and original cultural activities, is back for 2018. This two-day festival will take place in the grounds of Sai Yuen campsite, an outdoor adventure playground that’s the perfect spot to enjoy electronic music and activities such as yoga, street art, drumming, and more.
An impressive array of underground electronic music acts from around the globe will be performing across the two days of the festival. House legend Glenn Underground will be bringing the beats from Chicago, while festival goers will get the chance to experience Mahogani Music’s Dan Shake and his Detroit sound.
From the UK, genre-bending London DJ Josey Rebelle will execute one of her signature sets which mix everything from rare grooves to techno, while Norwegian DJ and producer Skatebard will perform.
Closer to home, Hibiya Line from Vietnam and Hong Kong’s Mr Ho, will also play Shi Fu Miz this year.
There’s plenty to do when you are taking a break from grooving to the tunes. There will be yoga sessions across the two days, as well as the chance to take part in gong bath meditation, which is a healing practice which uses the vibrations emitted by a gong to reduce anxiety and release repressed emotions.
An emphasis on ecology is part of Shi Fu Miz, and there will be talks and workshops, as well as a beach cleaning and farming session. Some of the city’s best street artists will also be on site for workshops and demonstrations.
Other events include a silent disco, drum sessions, temporary and henna tattoo workshops, and a marketplace.
In keeping with the welcoming spirit of Shi Fu Miz, the event is family-friendly. There will be handcraft workshops for kids, as well as a daily magic workshop for adults and children. There will also be magic shows in the festival ‘chill area’. Kids can also take part in the daily soccer tournaments, which will be held from 1pm to 5pm on Saturday and 2pm to 4pm on Sunday.
How it works
- You can reach Cheung Chau by ferry and then walk from the ferry pier for about 15 minutes to the Sai Yuen campsite.
- Doors open at 1pm on Saturday, 27 October and close at midnight, and at 10am on Sunday, 28 October until 11pm.
- Tickets range from HK$402 to HK$932 for entry. There are a number of different camping options at Sai Yuen if you want to stay on the festival site overnight, with prices ranging from HK$900 to HK$3600.
- Find out more about the festival at shifumiz.com or book tickets and camp sites at Eventbrite.hk
We’re giving away two weekend passes, where each pass admits two people for both days of the festival. Just click here to enter your details. Competition ends 20 October. Good luck!
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