September 9–10 BEIJING INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON
Among this year’s participants are 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Henri Schoeman and 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series World Champion Flora Duffy. The route comprises a 1.5-km swim through Garden Expo Lake, a 40km bike race through the villages of Fengtai district and up Qianling Mountain, and a 10-km run through Garden Expo Park.
September 14 – October 1 MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL
One of the most adventurous multi-artform festivals in Australia is into its 35th year of challenging conventions and creating a space for risk-taking. Each year, thousands of artists grace more than 400 events staged across over 160 venues before more than 350,000 attendees.
September 30 – October 3 FINE ART ASIA
The fair presents collectible antiques, fine art, jewellery, timepieces, design and photography from the East and West to leading dealers, collectors, curators, connoisseurs and enthusiasts at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Last year’s edition hosted more than 6,000 artworks worth HK$3 billion, and drew 22,500 visitors.