“The North Sea Jazz Festival is coming to Hong Kong” announced the Dutch Consul General in Hong Kong Wilfred Mohr today, during the celebration of the national King’s Day at the Dutch residency.
After almost three years of preparations, the festival is due to take place at the New Central Harbourfront on Hong Kong Island, in the heart of Hong Kong financial district, offering visitors a spectacular view on Victoria Harbour and the surrounding skyline. The three-day event, from November 14 to 16, 2014 will host three different stages and present both international and Asian acts. North Sea Jazz Hong Kong is a collaboration between One2 Entertainment and the leading music festival producer of the Netherlands, Mojo Concerts a Live Nation Company.
Founded by two Dutch people, One2 Entertainment is a Hong Kong-based entertainment company specializing in music festivals, concerts and special events. “I am honored to share the great news that we have successfully brought North Sea Jazz Festival to Hong Kong. We are very excited about the event, and our hope is that every visitor to the upcoming North Sea Jazz Hong Kong Festival will enjoy their experience there,” says Robert van Hunsel, co-founder and CEO of One2 Entertainment. “Being a citizen of such a dynamic and multi-cultural city, I am sure that a renowned festival such as North Sea Jazz will feel at home here,” says Jennifer Chan, co-founder and director of One2 Entertainment.
“We are thrilled to embark on a new international adventure. Hong Kong is a fantastic, vibrant city with excellent facilities and infrastructure; just right for a festival concept like North Sea Jazz Festival,” says Jan Willem Luyken, director of North Sea Jazz. “We are very proud to build a cultural bridge between the Netherlands and China, and connect the two greatest ports in the world: Rotterdam and Hong Kong.”