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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Action star Jackie Chan on the 'wish list' to perform with Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:36pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Kong Jockey Club; he will be leading the orchestra in performing all four Brahms symphonies and, with local pianist Rachel Cheung, a performance of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. There will also ... Jackie Chan join the HK Philharmonic's pack? Action star Jackie Chan could one day take a break from performing in front of film cameras and appear on stage alongside Hong Kong Philharmonic ...

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

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

    ... 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 includes parts of Iraq, Syria and Turkey- showcases objects from the British Museum's Middle East Department. It is the first time Hong Kong has held an exhibition of Mesopotamian artefacts. ...

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    Arts groups vie to helm historic site in Central

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... at the historic Central Police Station. But some of those interested are sceptical about the operation of the HK$1.8 billion project and its selection process, questioning the Jockey Club ... Society, the Hong Kong Arts Festival and the Chinese University's Centre for Architectural Heritage Research to submit an expression of interest (EOI) as one potential operator. The Arts ...

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    Artists get chance to brush up at London academy

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Amy Nip

    ... will get the chance to hone their skills on a four-week artist-in-residence exchange programme offered by schools in Hong Kong, Beijing and London that begins this summer. This year's eight- who are yet to be named- are all students at three participating schools: Arts in Heritage Research in Hong Kong, the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, and the Royal Academy of Arts ...

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    Hong Kong maestro to conduct Berlin Philharmonic for first time

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Berlin honour is first for HK maestro The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra will come under the baton of a Hong Kong conductor for the first time in its 130-year history. Jaap van Zweden, music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, will visit Berlin by invitation next week to conduct three concerts in place of Amsterdam Concertgebouw chief ...

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    First private photography museum opens in historic Happy Valley building

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of heritage buildings to conserve properties that are open to non-profit or arts and cultural use. So, 49, a solicitor and former executive director of charities for the Jockey Club, is a collector ... in 1923. The exterior of the building, characterised by bold geometries, displays a distinctive art deco style that is rare in Hong Kong. So said the restoration was a complicated procedure as he ...

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    Heritage listings welcomed- but cash is needed

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Denise Tsang and Olga Wong

    ... to be recognised as intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong and nationally. "This is virtually a daily necessity in the city," said Mok, who runs Sing Kee, a tea café, or cha chaan teng, in Tai Po. "There are different styles of milk tea, but Hong Kong's is known for its silky nature and its unique blend of different tea leaves." Dr Joseph Ting Sun-pao, a member ...

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    Doubts cast on Jockey Club's role in Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Heritage site puts focus on Jockey Club Artists and art critics have added to bidders' concerns over the Jockey Club's management of a heritage and contemporary art project in Central, ... the culture part to the experts. "If the project is about gambling, then the Jockey Club is the expert. But since it is an arts and cultural project, leave it to the professionals," he said. ...

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    A trip down memory lane in Hong Kong's classic cars

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Vintage saloon to be featured at weekend festival is the same model driven by cabbies in the 1960s A trip down memory lane in Hong Kong's classic ... just buy one of these," he says, as sweat trickles down his brow. A stalwart figure in Hong Kong's classic car scene, Foster will be the first to admit that many vehicles in his ...

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    One million people visit Hong Kong book fair in record turnout

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Amy Nip

    ... week-long Book Fair saw a record high turnout of more than a million people, up from 980,000 last year. An hour before the doors closed on the annual fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition ... the film adaptation of which will hit the cinemas next week, sold out in days. He said sales remained similar to last year. Watch: Crowds descend on Hong Kong's annual book fair Major ...




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