Golden Bauhinia Square, also called the Expo Promenade, locats outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Wan Chai waterfront. It marks the most significant moment in Hong Kong’s history that is Hong Kong’s return of the former British colony to the People’s Republic of China, and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The main ceremonies took place on the night of 30 June 1997.
The Golden Bauhinia is a gift from the Central Government to mark the widespread joy of the people at the return of the territory to the Motherland after more than 150 years.
Near the Golden Bauhinia stands the Reunification Monument bearing inscriptions of President Jiang Zemin’s calligraphy.
Catch all the pomp and ceremony of the official daily flag raising at the Golden Bauhinia Square located outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
every day from 7:45am – 8:13am, the Flag raising ceremony will be performed uniformed Hong Kong police officers in regular attire and include the playing of the national anthem.
On the second Sunday of each month, this flag-raising ceremony will be conducted by different youth groups.
Note: Please be aware the flag raising ceremony may be cancelled due to bad weather conditions. In case of cancellation an announcement will be made over local media channels between 7am and 8am.
Golden Bauhinia Square ( Expo Promenade )
MTR Wan Chai Station Exit A5. Walk across the footbridge, head right and through the lobby of Central Plaza, continue on across the connecting overhead walkway, then descend to ground level. Head towards the waterfront ahead and the statue and monument is on the left. About a 15-minute walk.