Summary of current Topics and Key Aspects
Welcome at the
Austrian Consulate General in Hong Kong!
Monday - Friday from 09:00h - 12:00h
(or on appointment)
Office Hours (information via telephone):
Monday - Friday from 09:00h - 17:00h
On the following public holidays the Consulate General is closed in 2015:
01.01.2015, 19.02. und 20.02.2015, 03.04.2015, 06.04. und 07.04.2015, 01.05.2015, 25.05.2015, 26.10.2015, 25.12.2015
Appointments for submitting applications for settlement permits that are subject to quotas in 2016 can be offered in the 1st calendar week of 2016 (i.e. 4.1., 5.1., 7.1., 8.1.), from 8 a.m.
Reservations for these dates can be made from November 9, at 12:00, by e-mail.
"Repercusions of the Holocaust in 2015: Exploring art restitution in Asia"
Discussion with Hannah Lessing (Secretary General, National Fund of the Rep. of Austria), Jonathan Stone (Chairman of Asian Art, Christie's), Audrey Shum (Legal Expert, Christie's), Dr. Mark Kielsgard (City University of Hong Kong) and Ben Freeman from the Hong Kong Holocaust & Tolerance Center.
Monday, November 23, 2015 from 18:30 - 20:15 hrs (Reception followed by Discussion)
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty
Admission fee HK $ 200,-- for Asia Society members; HK $ 250,-- for Non-members
Book presentation by Hannah Lessing
The Secretary General of the Austrian Fund for Victims of National Socialism, Ms. Hannah Lessing in a world premiere will personally present the latest part in the series "Life Stories of victims of National Socialism" dealing with the exile in Asia. This is followed by a discussion.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 18:00-19:30 hrs
University Museum and Art Gallery, Fung Ping Shan Building, 1/F., Drake Gallery
Opening of photo exhibition "The Pulse of Time" from Erich Lessing
This magnificent exhibition deals with capturing the social changes in Post-War Europe as documented by the renowned Austrian Magnum photographer Erich Lessing and will be opened by his daughter Hannah Lessing.
"The mission of photograpy is to document time" - Erich Lessing.
Opening date: Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 18:00 hrs (and continuing till February 14, 2016)
University Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong, 90 Bonham Road, Hongkong
EU Calendar Drawing Competition - Vote your favourite
The EU Office to Hong Kong and Macao produces an annual EU desktop calendar, containing drawings of the EU member states in Hong Kong made bylocal primary school children.
Now it is your turn to choose the Public Favourite! See the 17 winning drawings for the 2016 EU Calendar and vote for your favourite by 1 December.
WORKING HOLIDAY PROGRAMME
A bilateral working holiday scheme between Hong Kong and Austria allowing 18 to 30 year old nationals of both places to work or take up study up to 6 months in the respective territories was signed today, 12 January 2015,by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, and the Austrian Consul General General Dr. Claudia Reinprecht.
For more information please click the following link