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  1. Lifestyle

    HK$700,000 raised at auction to preserve art school site

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Students spearheading a drive to preserve an arts academy at a Kai Tak heritage building have promised to set up a fund to keep the campus with the HK$700,000 raised from an auction ... to assist the academy's educational activities and development. At the auction yesterday, local visual artist Chow Chun-fai said: "The construction is of colonial design and we should ...

  2. Art auction will go on despite school's reprieve

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A student-initiated art auction for funds to keep Baptist University's visual arts academy at its present site in a Kai Tak heritage building ... and some of Hong Kong's top artists. Well-known contributors include Wilson Shieh, Lam Tung-pang, Pak Sheung-chuen and Lee Kit. The auction was organised initially to raise HK$3 million so ...

  3. Artists' donations support auction

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lithographs, photographs, ceramics and sculptures for an online auction. Art by the likes of Gaylord Chan Yu-sang and Ha Bik-chuen is on display at the Hong Kong Institute of Education's art ... Anissa Fung Siu-han, co-ordinator of the event. The exhibition continues until January 2. The auction, which started this week, closes on January 31. Opening bids range from $70,000 to $300. ...

  4. Tibet activist holds auction to fund children at remote village school

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... film- part documentary and part fiction- that he directed and acted in. The film, called Shambhala Sutra, showcased little-known areas of western Tibet, including Ngari and Guge. An auction ...

  5. Art auction to raise funds for awards

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong More than 70 works by prominent artists have been donated for an online auction aimed at raising funds to establish more awards for promising art students at the Hong Kong ... and sculptures. The money raised from the auction will finance three awards for visual arts students who have demonstrated excellence in their artistic and academic work and also outstanding commitment ...

  6. New Year stalls snapped up

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Bidding for Lunar New Year stalls north of Hong Kong Island is expected to be fierce today with last week's two-day auction nearly doubling the previous year's take. With students and businesses set to square off today at a stall auction for Kowloon sites, total revenue for stalls at the Victoria Park Lunar New Year Fair reached HK$11.1 million on Friday, up from ...

  7. Baptist University arts students get reprieve

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and to continue paying its current rent of HK$50,000 a month, after its lease expires at the end of this month. The announcement came ahead of an auction on Sunday, organised by students, of more than 70 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    The warrior of the arts talks strategy

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... protests and organising petitions. In the face of the higher rent demand, they held an auction in early August which raised more than HK$680,000 by selling works of art by staff, students and top ... by the students' campaign. It was very committed, proactive, determined, inventive - all those factors made it very impressive," Aiken says. "The auction showed the support from the arts ...

  9. Lavish events will help raise money for school in Nepal

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am

    ... couple met Koirala on their honeymoon trip in Nepal, he told them of his dream to open a school. With the money raised from a charity auction in Hong Kong this year, the Moonlight School ... in stunning crystal-studded outfits designed by Swarovski and Vivienne Tam. They will be auctioned later to raise funds for the charity. Koirala, 25, flew in to support the event. He said the school ...

  10. Interns must become the architects of their own destiny

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with well-connected parents are among the first to secure placements, often paid ones. Last year, the Mail on Sunday exposed a controversial auction at a Conservative Party fund-raiser where a selection of prestigious internships had been auctioned off to party donors. For between?,000 (HK$24,000) and?,000, wealthy Tory supporters were able to secure a week or a fortnight's work experience ...




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