The Dragon 100 2024 – Charming Hangzhou: Discovering the Classic and Modern Culture of Hangzhou

Dates: 3rd to 10th August 2024   


Destination: Hong Kong and Zhejiang’s Hangzhou


Deadline of nomination: 13 June 2024


Participant Criteria

  • Ethnically Chinese young people aged between 18 and 35;
  • Outstanding academic achievements or strong professional background;
  • Applicants nominated by any HK or overseas universities, corporations and registered organizations will be considered in priority;
  • Priority will be given to participants who can speak Mandarin.


Key Activities

  • Visit the Hong Kong Palace Museum, participate in theme lectures and the Commissioning Ceremony in Hong Kong;
  • Visit historical sites, explore cultural gems, and exchange with corporations and government departments in Hangzhou;
  • Exchange among Chinese youth from different regions to establish friendships and networks.


Participation fee Full-time Student Non-student & working people
Participants from Hong Kong  HK$3,800 HK$5,500
Participants from Mainland China, Macau, Taiwan and overseas HK$3,000 HK$5,000


Fees include

  • Round trip flight tickets to Hangzhou from Hong Kong
  • A total of 7 nights’ accommodation in Hong Kong and Hangzhou
  • All breakfast, lunch and dinner in Hangzhou
  • Entry fees for visits included in the official programme

Remarks:Participants must bear their own expenses of visas, travel insurance, round trip transportation between departure location and Hong Kong such as air tickets, and some meals and some travelling fees in HK.



The closing date for nomination is 13 June 2024. Nominee are required to submit the following documents by emailing :


  1. Registration Form (excel file) and signed Agreement
  2. 150-word or less summary in English or Chinese to describe his or her ideas on the topic of “The Value of Traditional Culture in Modern Society (傳統文化於現代社會的價值)”
  3. Completed Nomination Form with signed consent of nominator
  4. Copies of documentary evidence as appropriate
  5. A 300dpi passport photo (in JPEG or TIF format)
  6. Copies of personal identification documents (valid for travel to Hong Kong & Mainland China)


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by emailing


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