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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong tattoo convention returns for 3rd year

Dozens of tattoo artists from around the world converged on Kowloon Tong over the weekend for the third annual Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention.

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

The event brought over top tattoo artists from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, mainland China, Europe, the United States, Britain and South Africa — as well as talents from local studios.
Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Studios from around the region brought along living samples of their work while some visitors had walk-in sessions with the artists.
Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Ryan Kilpatrick/HKFP.

Competitions were held to determine some of the best work completed by the artists on site, and each evening saw live performances by local bands.
Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

Hong Kong International Tattoo Convention

Photo: Vickie Liang/HKFP.

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong tattoo convention returns for 3rd year