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The Genée Circle

The Genée Circle
The Genée Circle is a philanthropic initiative that couples a priority VIP experience of the Genée International Ballet Competition with the opportunity to make a donation to secure the future of the competition.

Your donation enables us to offer candidates heavily subsidised access to the Genée, an unparalleled 10-day experience that offers young people world-class coaching, multiple performance opportunities and all accommodation and food/drink.

Levels of support

Friend - minimum donation of HK$1,800 per person:

  • Top tier ticket to the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition - Sunday 12 August 2018, 7.30pm, Hong Kong City Hall.
  • Attendance at the Genée post-Final Reception, joining invited guests including all candidates and their parents/teachers, Genée judging panel, and Royal Academy of Dance representatives and faculty members - Sunday 12 August 2018, from 10.30pm, venue to be confirmed.
  • Recognition as 'Genée Circle Friend' in the official Genée International Ballet Competition 2018 Souvenir Programme (optional).

Patron - minimum donation of HK$3,800 per person:

  • A place at the Genée Patrons Dinner - Saturday 11 August, 7pm, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong.
  • Top tier ticket to the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition - Sunday 12 August 2018, 7.30pm, Hong Kong City Hall.
  • Attendance at the Genée post-Final Reception, joining invited guests including all candidates and their parents/teachers, Genée judging panel, and Royal Academy of Dance representatives and faculty members - Sunday 12 August 2018, from 10.30pm, venue to be confirmed.
  • Recognition as 'Genée Circle Patron' in the official Genée International Ballet Competition 2018 Souvenir Programme (optional).

Additional information

Our preferred hotels for the Genée belong to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. Find out more and access our special rates.

Individuals wishing to invest in excess of HK$20,000 may consider supporting the Genée as a sponsor.

To discuss your level of support and to find out more about the potential benefits of Genée Circle membership or Genée sponsorship, please contact Matthew Cunningham, Executive Producer of the Genée International Ballet Competition, by email at  or by telephone +44 (20) 7326 8957.

Joining information

Image details: Genée Circle patrons enjoy champagne on the London Eye as part of their 2015 Genée London experience.