October 30 agenda: Voodoo Experience

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This Friday's selection: three days of music in New Orleans with Voodoo Experience in the USA, international wine and food in Hong Kong, contemporary design at 100% Design Festival in Tokyo, and more.

Voodoo Experience
October 30-November 1
New Orleans, Louisiana/USA

A three-day music festival capitalizing on the mystic vibe of New Orleans, Louisiana, during Halloween weekend. The Voodoo Experience has been mixing and matching major performers from a variety of music genres since 1999. Headlining the Voodoo Experience this year are American rock bands Jane's Addiction and Kiss, with American rapper Eminem in his only live performance for 2009.

Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival
October 30- November 8
Hong Kong

Part of the Food and Wine Year celebrations launched in April, the highlights of the festival include the Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival, from October 30 to November 1 at the harbor-side West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, and a Wine and Dine Carnival at the dining and bar districts of Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo in the center of Hong Kong Island from November 6 to 8.

 100% Design Tokyo
October 30 - November 3

Focusing on bringing contemporary design to the mainstream, 100% Design Tokyo is the Japanese equivalent of the London event started back in 1995. Close to 100,000 visitors are expected at this year's fair.


Formula One Final Grand Prix
October 30 - November 1
Abu Dhabi/UAE

The last event of this year's F1 season, which started in Australia and visited 4 continents over 17 races, is set to close with a spectacular race in the United Arabic Emirate of Dubai on November 1, on a circuit specially designed for the event, at Yas Marina.


eGames Expo 2009 & Digital Lifestyle Show
October 30-November 1

Touted as Australia's biggest Video Games Expo, one ticket provides entry into the eGames Expo, the Digital Lifestyle Show and the Develop ICT Skills and Careers Expo, with new-released games from such major publishers as Mad Man, Ubisoft, Disney and Microsoft.