Find out who’s on shift where for International Women’s Day 2020.
JIA presents International Women’s Day at Louise (Hong Kong)
This special evening at Louise features talks by some of Hong Kong’s most prominent female leaders and innovators, raffles, canapes and cocktails by Hong Kong’s very own Masumi Tomioka (Duddell’s), Monsen Ip (Back Bar), LZ Zapanta (The Diplomat), Imelda Ng (Blue Bar at Four Seasons), Taki Li and Fiona Man (Pernod Ricard Asia). All drink sales will be donated to Teen’s Key, a non-profit organisation that helps abused woman, sex workers and teenage girls through education and support initiatives.
When: March 4, 6.30pm onwards
International Women’s Day at Stockton (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong’s leading female bartenders join Heather Cheng behind the stick at Stockton, serving two cocktails each throughout the night. Behind the bar will be Nat Lau, ex-bar manager of The Old Man; Summer Lo, winner of Speed Rack Asia 2019 and assistant bar manager at Caprice Bar and our very own managing editor Holly Graham, who will be serving a cocktail using trigona honey from her very own adopted bee hive in Malaysia.
When: March 7, 9pm-midnight
International Women’s Day: An Ode to Ada Coleman at Smoke & Mirrors (Singapore)
This special event pays homage to Ada “Coley” Coleman, of the first female senior bartender of American Bar at The Savoy, London. Guest bartenders and leading ladies of Singapore feature Stefanie Goh (Distilled), Liza Iurchenko (15 Stamford), Christyne Lee (Tess Bar) and Ashley Hollins (Operation Dagger), who will be serving classic Hanky Pankys, highballs and a special menu of cocktails throughout the night.
When: March 8, 6pm-midnight
International Woman’s Day at IBHQ (Singapore)
Women from all over Singapore’s bars and brands will be shaking up cocktails in 30 minute sessions. Guest bartenders feature: Zurina Bryant (IB HQ); Patri Lozano Peral (28 HongKong Street); Macarena Rotger (The Other Roof); Reena Rivera (Junior); Wati Manson (Barbary Coast); Marie Nakazawa (The Other Roof); Nicole Roche (Dyspatchr); Angeline Tan (Oxwel & Co); Rachel Hor (Oxwel & Co); Jovin Peh (The Elephant Room); Demitria Dana Paramita (Skai Bar); Kino Soh (Brass Lion Distillery); Christyne Lee (Tess Bar); Monica Koo (Mark) and Zuzana Cerven (Manhattan)
When: March 8, 5-9pm.
Each for Equal at The Pontiac (Hong Kong)
The Pontiac closes out International Women’s Day with the theme Each For Equal: I Am Generation Equality. Special guest Stuart Palm will be reading tarot and providing energy work and The Ponty girls will be slinging drinks into the night.
When: March 8, 6-10pm