Culture vultures swoop on arts centre

PUBLISHED : Friday, 30 January, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 30 January, 2009, 12:00am

China Ministry of Culture Sincere Galleries Art show opening

Where: Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre

When: December 27

What: To celebrate the development of the mainland's art galleries, the China Ministry of Culture's marketing development centre hosted an exhibition by Chinese contemporary artists such as Xia Junna, Qiu Guangping and Ye Qiang. Appropriately for the occasion, an auspicious eye-dotting ceremony and a lion dance were performed before the event's opening speeches.

Who: Officiating at the event were Zhang Xinjian from the ministry, executive president of the Asia International Contemporary Arts Promotion Association George Kaku and dean of the Belgium Cathysia Calligraphy and Painting Institute Lu Weihua. Other art lovers present were Shang Yuxiang, Zheng Peiguang, Hau Hangmui and Hu Yueming.