Europe Day 2013 in Hong Kong and Macao
16.05.2013 / 06:30
The European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao organized “The Europe Day” in Hong Kong and Macao on May 9th and May 15th May, 2013.
“The Europe Day” is a traditional annual opportunity for the European Union and member states to present themselves, as well as their position to variety of issues. This year´s focus was on debate with the theme EU – Hong Kong “Moving forward together” which also marked the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the EU Office in Hong Kong.
The debate was followed by receptions with the Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR government John Tsang and Secretary for Administration and Justice of the Macao SAR government Florida Chan as guests of honor. Within the reception each member state of the EU had also the opportunity to host a national booth, where visitors could have tasted a wide range of beverages and food products. At the booth of the Czech Republic was presented famous Czech beer - Budějovický Budvar.