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  1. Promote Chinese traditions and crafts

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are interested in Chinese culture and heritage. We should follow in the footsteps of Japan, which is giving craftsmen an allowance to keep their crafts alive. For me, wing chun is the most valuable cultural heritage that Chinese people should preserve. It is a form of kung fu, and kung fu is one of Chinese people's most impressive achievements. Practising wing chun not only strengthens ...

  2. Yen masters the art of Chinese kung fu

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... choreographer, Yen started learning martial arts at a young age from his mother Bow Sim-mark, a respected wushu and tai chi master, in Boston, United States. He mastered a variety of martial arts styles ... flick, Drunken Tai Chi (1984). He starred in many martial arts movies in the 1990s when costume action films were guaranteed box-office successes. Once Upon A Time in China II (1992) and Iron ...

  3. Body art pioneer is making his mark on modern Chinese

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang Qingyuan, or Kisen, the founder and president of the Chinese Association of Tattoo Artists, talks to Vivien Cui about the burgeoning trade on the mainland. Q: How did you take to tattooing since you graduated from the Central Industrial Art and Design School, a mainstream art school? A: I became self-employed immediately upon my graduation in 1988, an unorthodox path ...

  4. Chinese opera star's career hits high note

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Cantonese opera master Pak Suet-sin was presented with the highest honour at last night's Hong Kong Arts Development Awards. The honorary award, in recognition of the opera legend's contribution to the local arts, was the first handed out by the organisers, the Arts Development Council. It coincided with the government's budget in which it was announced ...

  5. The art of clearing up

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephanie Law As a teenager it's normal for your parents to complain that your room is untidy, but when even my friends said they were disgusted by the mess I knew it was time to do something about it. Help came to me in the form of a book- Teen Feng Shui by Susan Levitt. Feng shui is the Chinese art of placement. According to feng shui principles, there are eight major areas ...

  6. Grandmaster of wing chun wins fight with cancer

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... from Australia to Hong Kong for the Chinese martial art and has opened a wing chun gym in Central. The 27-year-old described Chu's power as 'something that you only hear about in movies or books'. He trains at Chu's studio in Sham Shui Po, in an old residential building on Cheung Sha Wan Road. Chu, who trained under the legendary martial arts teacher Ip Man ...

  7. Showcase of Law Kar-ying's Art

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Law Kar-ying (left) stars in Art of Cantonese Opera's productions of: The Dragon Order, Jan 4, 7.30pm; Heroic Treason, Jan 5, 7.30pm; Guan Yu, Jan 6, 7.30pm; Loyal to Love, Jan 7, 7.30pm; Lover's Mirror, Jan 8, 1.30pm; and Woman Warrior: Mu Gui-ying, Jan 8, 7.30pm. All shows: in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, ...

  8. Style

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 0991 What: de Gournay Deco Monkeys wallpaper Why: Customised and hand painted, this wallpaper has resurrected the art of classy chinoiserie. How much: price on request, depending on size ... The animals, designed for Baccarat, are art pieces that can be used as receptacles. How much: HK$9,300 Where: Baccarat, 1/F, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, tel: 2537 2303 ...

  9. Skincare brand chief demonstrates the art of covering up

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Montague-King, flew in specially for the occasion. 'Chinese people don't show their age as fast as Croatian people like me. Very lucky,' he said. 'But one of the things that [they ... tattoos are pretty and a work of art that shouldn't be covered, the fact that the silicone-based foundation can hide such dark pigment shows that it can work well in covering imperfections ...

  10. French teacher helps HK actors find beauty in the art of the ugly

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. One of France's top acting teachers was in Hong Kong this week. Phillippe Gaulier is noted for his skills in the art of clowning and bouffon- to use ugly and grotesque gestures without sacrificing a character's charm. The Theatre Ensemble PIP (Pleasure in Play) School invited Gaulier, who ...




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