What we're about
Hi all and welcome to the HKLCEC!
Founded on Facebook on 1st August 2007, this group has hosted more than 200 Voluntary Events since August 1st 2007 - http://www.facebook.com/groups/HKLCEC (http://www.facebook.com/groups/hklcec)
The club is dedicated to helping to improve our language skills through open communications, cultural exchange and interaction among members during our weekly meetings. Key languages used will be English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Spanish, German & French. However we will also be delighted to interact with those who can practice other languages with us. We regularly meet up once a week casually and our members are typically a mix of Expatriates who are based in Hong Kong and local Hong Kongers.
Our members are people who are outspoken, fun loving and passionate about sharing their experiences, culture and language while also improving their fluency in foreign languages for themselves as well as others in the group. The purpose for coming together is our passion for Languages and our interest in cultures both local and those beyond these shores. We have had fantastic results with our events, with new faces joining each time. Our priorities at each event are to learn from one another in both language and cultural exchanges, make new friends and to have a really enjoyable time! We are not about Textbook and Classroom learning although we are not against it, here you will learn about languages and culture in a fun, casual and relaxed environment with other like-minded individuals.
Everyone is WELCOME! (and bring your friends too!) :P Key Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean, Bahasa, Italian, Portuguese and more. Key Activities: Socializing and Networking; Cultural and Language Exchange; Cultural Dining; Cultural Experiences; Leisure Trips and Excursions; Hiking and Geocaching; Volunteering; Music and Entertainment; Adventure and Water Sports; Seminars; Charity Events; Movie Nights; Arts, Culture and Heritage Events; Wine Tasting and many more.
All events are VOLUNTARILY organized by dedicated committee members who are passionate about bringing new and exciting experiences to people of Hong Kong week-after-week. You will meet different people, explore new cultures, and have a great new experience at every event. All organizing committee members and other volunteers balance full-time careers with organizing events for the HKLCEC. We do not aim to profit, but rather, we strive to successfully organize and execute events that are in-line with our goals and philosophy, and are of true interest as well as value-for-money for all participants.
Hundreds of successful events since August 1st 2007 and counting, including:
Culturally Infused Dining Experiences
Cultural Experiences Series
Cultural and Heritage Days
Cultural Pot Luck Nights
Cultural Games Fiesta
Serious Language Exchanges
Clubbing and Parties
Sip N' Socials
Hiking Treks and Geocaching
Leisure Trips and Excursions
Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
Feast and Tango
Wine Tasting & Seminars
Travellers' Speaking and Sharing Night
Art Talk & Exhibit
Professional Sharing Sessions
Pizza Making + Dining Sessions and more...