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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Speaking up for Cantonese, a tongue in peril

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

    ... heritage as a Chinese Hongkonger and the culture and language of her British husband. But she says Hong Kong's schools aren't helping. Ho's children attend local schools. While her ... a lot of mothers think that schools are the culprits in eradicating our Cantonese culture and Hong Kong identity. This is so wrong." Watch: Falling in love with...Cantonese About 70 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603994/speaking-cantonese-tongue-peril
  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Star Wars princess a beacon for needy kids as Carrie Fisher visits Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:37am by STEVE DUNTHORNE

    ... Carrie Fisher took time out to visit Hong Kong and use her star power to bring some light to the lives of Asia's poorest children. The actress, best known as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, was guest of honour at last night's The Hub charity ball, raising money for children across Asia. Beneficiaries included The Hub Hong Kong, which supports education in Sham Shui Po, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1645706/star-wars-princess-beacon-needy-kids-carrie-fisher-visits-hong-kong
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Vladimir Ashkenazy's 'special gift to Hong Kong'

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by Oliver Chou

    ... 'special gift to Hong Kong' A world-class conductor has waived his undisclosed but substantial performance fee for two free concerts "as a special gift to Hong Kong". Vladimir Ashkenazy, one of the most recorded classical pianists and conductors, will direct the Hong Kong Philharmonic to perform two free concerts tonight and tomorrow at the Grand Hall on the Centennial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1623109/vladimir-ashkenazys-special-gift-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's Hindus pray for city's prosperity in Diwali festival

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... pray for prosperity so when we are praying for businesses and households, Hong Kong is automatically involved, because if we cannot do anything in Hong Kong then we cannot survive," said ... will stop and Hong Kong will prosper," said Sabnani, a 20-year resident of Hong Kong. Hindu priests Bhardwaj and Maharaj Pankaj Sharma gave prayers at homes and businesses across the city over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622332/hong-kongs-hindus-pray-citys-prosperity-diwali-festival
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    Local group empowers Pakistani women through photography

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by SARAH KARACS

    ... the Hong Kong-based team- which has grown to 25 volunteers- has reached out to 150 women, providing workshops to Pakistanis who might struggle to express and assert themselves in a country where ... the earnings back to the photographers. The project aims to equip 200 women with cameras in the next three years- including domestic workers in Hong Kong- and launch a centre in Pakistan where women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1647094/local-group-empowers-pakistani-women-through-photography
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hongkongers hungrier than ever for Korean cuisine thanks to TV show

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:36am by Emily Tsang and Amy Nip

    ... falls in love with an actress. "Hong Kong is a very important market to South Korea," Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation director general Baek Jin-seok said. "It ... per cent. Baek said Hong Kong was the biggest export market for fresh Korean strawberries, alongside Singapore. This is the second year that the K-Food fair has been held in Hong Kong. Seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1645687/hongkongers-hungrier-ever-korean-cuisine-thanks-tv-show
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Chan Koon-chung believes a fresh approach is needed for the city’s post-handover years Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author Hong Kong's pre-handover narrative climaxed with its 1997 return to China- and ever since the city has struggled to find a new direction, novelist and critic Chan Koon-chung says. "The story of Hong Kong before 1997 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617874/time-new-chapter-hong-kong-says-author
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Freespace fair in West Kowloon lets audience join in on the action

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 07:18am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Three giant "seagulls" marauded through picnickers, stealing tissues and snaffling food at the West Kowloon waterfront promenade, but rather than a pest issue, it was a performance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1646515/freespace-fair-west-kowloon-lets-audience-join-action
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Philharmonic conductor cancels two concerts due to shoulder injury

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

    ... The conductor of Hong Kong's flagship orchestra was forced to cancel two concerts next week because of a shoulder injury. "My doctor warned me my future career could be in trouble if I went on with my schedule," said Jaap van Zweden, the music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic since 2012. "I am taking three weeks off, otherwise my doctor would not be very happy with me. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1614731/hk-philharmonic-conductor-cancels-two-concerts-due-shoulder-injury
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

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

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Legendary composer honoured in great form Maestro Peng Xiuwen- A Tribute Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall No orchestra or conductor is more qualified in showcasing the genius of the father of modern Chinese orchestral music than the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and its artistic director. The late Peng Xiuwen, a legend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1614728/hk-chinese-orchestra-pays-tribute-legendary-maestro

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