On the occasion of “Primavera”, the Asia Society Hong Kong Center Spring Dinner, six original photo prints featuring Perini Navi and Picchiotti yachts will be included in the Silent Auction sponsored by Perini Navi Group and Cypress Group.
The pictures feature the Perini Navi Sailing Yachts - Baracuda, Salute and the iconic The Maltese Falcon along with images of the Picchiotti Motor Yachts Exuma, Galileo G and Grace E will be auctioned during the dinner which will gather close to 200 guests and supporters of the Asia Society Hong Kong Center.
The “Primavera” Spring Dinner is to salute 500 years of Italian presence in this part of the world over an exquisite menu of Italian culinary delights, and a cultural presentation featuring special appearances by world renowned tenor Warren Mok and soprano Joyce Wah-Sheung Wong.
The event takes a contemporary Asian look at the splendors of Italian art. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit the exhibition “Light and Shadows – Caravaggio The Italian Baroque Master” and view one of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio’s most important works, Supper at Emmaus.
As one of the eleven centers of the Asia Society, Asia Society Hong Kong Center (the “Hong Kong Center”) was established in 1990 by a group of Hong Kong community leaders, led by Sir Q.W. Lee, the honorary chairman of Hang Seng Bank. As the leading regional knowledge-based platform for furthering the understanding of the countries and cultures of Asia and global issues that impact the region, Asia Society Hong Kong Center boasts extensive regional and international networks of leaders and scholars, and recognized expertise in business and policy, arts and culture, and educational programming for a wide range of audiences. In February 2012, the Hong Kong Center established its new permanent home in Admiralty, Hong Kong.