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FCC Hong Kong celebrates 70 years

| May 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

On May 4th the FCC Hong Kong celebrates 70 years of being a journalists watering hole here in Hong Kong with an event “From Chungking to Ice House Street. Members and guests are invited to dress up in any style they from the past era and food is served  in all the restaurants again to match the history of the club. There is a waiting list as the event sold out a few weeks ago,  starting at 7:00 pm and going all the way through to the early hours of the morning, typical FCC.

FCC Hong Kong celebrates 70 years

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, is unique. It is probably the most famous press club in the world, it is housed in a beautiful and historic Central location that provides a wealth of first-class yet cost-effective dining and recreational facilities, and it is an important media hub – providing a rare neutral platform for an impressive selection of local and international speakers. What’s more, the FCC is home to a variety of superb meeting venues, be they for press conferences, business gatherings, weddings… or just for drinks or dinner with friends.

Formed in China during the turbulent war-torn 1940s by a small group of foreign journalists who wanted a club house to meet, work and play, the FCC moved to Hong Kong from Shanghai in 1949 and has been at its current historic Ice House location since 1982.

Although the Club still plays an important media role in Asia, and remains fiercely proud of its impeccable press heritage, membership of today’s FCC is open to all and it is an assorted mix that enjoys the Club’ s restaurants, talks, concerts and more. Business people, lawyers, diplomats and many media professionals come to the Club to meet, eat, talk and relax. This diverse group has just one thing in common. They are all members of the greatest social club on earth.

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