GBA Lifestyle News
By Yannie Chan | August 31st, 2015

Spring 2016 is jam-packed with concerts coming to Hong Kong, including performances from veteran Cantopop band The Wynners over Chinese New Year between February 6 and 13, Madonna on February 17, Mika on February 22, Death Cab for Cutie on March 1, and Bon Iver on March 8.

It’s not a Hong Kong concert without some awkward dancing, LED signs, and screaming teenage fans. Yep, sounds about right! Here are a few more telltale signs you’re at a Hong Kong concert.

1. The Hong Kong Coliseum feels more like a laser light show… 

Credit: jaaacky / Flickr
Credit: jaaacky / Flickr

2. Before the concert starts, everyone’s sitting down calmly as if they’re about to watch a documentary. 

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3. Instead of dancing, people awkwardly bob up and down. 

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4. You can’t concentrate on the singers because everyone’s holding LED signs that say:”I LOVE YOU [INSERT CANTOPOP STAR ] MARRY ME!” 

Credit: novalei / Flickr
Photo: Novalei / Flickr


5. You also can’t hear the songs, because a fervent fan club is screeching the lyrics at deafening decibels. 

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Seriously, though. We are too old for this shit. via

6. Momentary lulls are filled with “EASOOOON” and “I LOOOOOVE YOU”.

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We are meant to be together! Via

7. The person next to you is snapping away with a DSLR, and then magically selling his pics right after the show. 


8. The singers shout, “Hello people at the mountain top seats!” and the video pans to your confused face.

Credit: See-ming Lee / Flickr
Credit: See-ming Lee / Flickr CC

9. You leave the three-hour concert full of energy… 

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Yay music! via

10. … And then you see the taxi line. 

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But how on earth will I get home? via

11. But at least you’ll have dreams of the mesmerizing Hong Kong Coliseum ’til next time

Credit: Donald Chan / Flickr
Photo: Donald Chan / Flickr CC