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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    In Scenes of Guangdong concert, musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history The festive sound of lively music drifts out of a rehearsal studio in an industrial ... "Chiu Chow music is a descendent of ancient Chinese music played in palaces and at religious rituals," said Kwok, 74, who is guest conductor for the Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    Building craze 'stops at officials'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Andrea Chen

    ... in a city has the say [about what to build]," Peking University architecture professor Fang Yong said. "And the ancient 'political wisdom' that a new emperor needs to build ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... an ancient melody. Melancholy sentiment abounded, and the melodic line was sometimes drawn far too long and sounded idiosyncratic but fresh. The nice crescendo depicting the rise of the moon ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Speaking up for Cantonese, a tongue in peril

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 02:33am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and many of the expressions are derived from ancient Chinese language dating from the Han dynasty (206BC-220AD) and Tang dynasty (618-907). Classical Chinese poems written in the Tang and Song dynasties rhyme when recited in Cantonese as its sounds closely resemble those of ancient Chinese. "Much of the 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation and culture are preserved in Cantonese," ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden stool appears small and unassuming- for a 3,000-year-old relic from ancient Egypt, that is. "Tutankhamen's tomb had one almost identical, [but] it's broken," said Naomi ...

  6. News - China - CULTURE

    Japanese emperor urged to return inscribed Chinese relic

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:53pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Campaigners say Tang dynasty relic in Imperial Palace in Tokyo was stolen by Japanese troops Japan told to hand back 'looted' ancient inscription A pressure group has demanded that the Japanese royal family return an ancient inscription it says was looted from China in the early part of the last century. Tong Zeng, the chairman of the Chinese ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Museum of History: A modern-day marvel in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Modern-day marvels from an ancient civilisation More than 170 Mesopotamian artefacts, including wall reliefs, jewellery and tablets, go on display at the Museum of History today, in the first exhibition of its kind in Hong Kong. "The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia"- which explores the period from 3,500BC to 539BC of the area that today ...

  8. News - China - CULTURE

    ‘Uncultured’ multi-billionaire is China’s biggest fine-art collector

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... "His art collection does not have a boundary. He bids on anything, from ancient musical instruments to furniture and paintings," Dong says. Since then, Liu has set several auction records. ...

  9. News - China - CULTURE

    Saving Guangxi's cultural heritage from decline

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 01:37pm

    ... a glimpse of their ancient culture, said Nong Guanpin, honourary chairman of the Guangxi Folk Literature and Art Society. “I hope it can help stimulate public interest.” But Pan warned ...

  10. News - China - CULTURE

    British pair recruit North Koreans to paint Beijing as a socialist utopia

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:27am by WU NAN

    ... and many places of interest are now closed to the public," he lamented. "As the city develops, the beauty of the culture and of ancient times is disappearing." The delight ...




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