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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hands off our bun symbol, say Cheung Chau festival organisers

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 03:26am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Organisers of Cheung Chau bun scramble say peace stamp should be used promote island Hands off our bun symbol, say festival chiefs Organisers of the annual Cheung Chau bun scramble say they were right not to trademark the peace stamp that adorns the buns when it was chosen a decade ago. The stance by the Hong Kong Cheung Chau Bun Festival Committee came ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Doctors' orchestra plays for children

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by WINNIE CHAU

    ... Winnie Chau life@scmp.com Children's laughter is music to doctors' ears Zenith Wu works with his hands. He's an aspiring surgeon, and recently he's been trying ... Although it promises to be great fun, he wants to play well, too. "To me, music is like a second career," he says. The Animal Story Music Festival consists of two Easter concerts, one ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Cheung Chau Bun Festival gets in the mood for good food

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... waste Bun festival gets in mood for good food An unusual twist is in store at this year's Cheung Chau Bun Festival parade, with a little Jamie Oliver taking part in the festivities. The Piu ... from scratch." May 17, designated as this year's Food Revolution Day, coincides with Buddha's birthday. During the Bun Festival, Cheung Chau residents often go vegetarian. Even ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber duck stars at Cheung Chau Bun Festival

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com That duck takes top billing at bun festival That Rubber Duck is at it again - after stealing the hearts of Hongkongers since sailing into the harbour, it is stealing the show at Cheung Chau's Bun Festival. The 16.5-metre-tall artwork has got everyone duck crazy. And while the traditional buns stamped with the iconic "peace" logo continued ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Tong the target at Cheung Chau Bun Festival parade

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Lo Wei and Ada Lee

    ... Lo Wei and Ada Lee Former ICAC head is mocked along with a few other political figures in the annual procession on Cheung Chau, which draws 32,000 people Tong the target at island parade A float mocking the embattled former ICAC boss was the centrepiece of yesterday's Cheung Chau Bun Festival parade. But the annual tradition of sending up political figures may have seen its ...

  6. Bun festival revellers head to Cheung Chau

    Posted May 17th 2013, 02:34pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Revellers on Friday flocked to Cheung Chau to take in the island's century-old Bun Festival, which coincides with Buddha's birthday, a public ... bun scramblers race up the three giant bun towers in the annual contest at midnight. First Ferry, which operates ferry lines between Cheung Chau and Central, said it might need to increase ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Bun scramble gets new 'full pockets of lucky buns' award

    Posted May 08th 2013, 03:59pm by LO WEI

    ... said Yung Chi-ming, chairman of the Cheung Chau Bun Festival committee. The winner of this “full pockets of lucky buns” award will get a crystal trophy. Last Sunday, the 12 fastest climbers ... Lo Wei lo.wei@scmp.com This year’s bun-scrambling contest, which has had a record number of entrants, will feature an additional prize. The competition, a highlight of the Cheung Chau Bun ...

  8. The bun goes out of Cheung Chau festival

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo Some people joined in the bun festival on Cheung Chau yesterday with something important missing- buns. The annual festival's two official bakeries cut back on production ... yesterday. According to the Cheung Chau Bun Festival Committee chairman, Yung Chi-ming, the bakers have made white buns with different fillings and a big 'peace' stamp in Chinese characters ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FESTIVALS

    Ready, steady, dough! Annual Cheung Chau bun scramble delivers parade to chew over

    Posted May 06th 2014, 02:40pm by Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam

    ... contest: Wong Ka-yan, champion in 2010 and last year. It's not all about the buns- the Cheung Chau festival earlier stuck to its tradition of serving up a good helping of political satire. ... Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam Buns and politics deliver a parade to chew over The annual Cheung Chau bun scramble kicked off at midnight last night, and for the sixth time fireman ...

  10. Cheung Chau Bun Festival

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Macauley May 7-11, Cheung Chau, free As the old story goes, many years ago residents of Cheung Chau were at their wits' end with a plague that had diminished the population ... Buddha, who, on his birthday, decided to take care of the plague. Whatever the reason, all was safe, and to thank the gods a tower of buns has been erected annually. Of course, a tower of soft, ...




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