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  1. Not the time for government to slash arts and sports funding

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The news that government funding for the arts is not only to be cut, but also remain erratic should be a cause for concern for everyone in Hong Kong ('Arts groups struggle in face of funding cuts', September 18). This news highlights a wider issue regarding the sponsorship of arts and sport in Hong Kong that needs to be addressed. The vast majority of groups, clubs ...

  2. Treat for arts lovers: visual and martial

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What's on: *David Mamet's Oleanna comes alive tonight in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The Cantonese drama is jointly presented by the University's Office of the Arts ... today in Macau. About 1,000 martial arts masters from across the globe are meeting and competing. *Macau Fringe 2003 has also been kicked off this end and programmes run throughout November. ...

  3. Nostalgia for HK cinema's heyday inspires artist

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng Chow Chun-fai might be known for his art, but his inspiration comes from the movies. Since 2007, he's ... studying art,' Chow said. 'I think what is so interesting about Hong Kong films, including the ones that are so-called lowbrow, is that they capture the essence of local culture ...

  4. News - China - INDIA

    Chinese defence minster makes peace-keeping trip to New Delhi

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Military Area Command in his delegation to India during a five-day visit beginning on Sunday. Liang's trip to India is the first by a Chinese defence minister in eight years and comes ... Liberation Army Daily said the 23-member Chinese delegation would include the commander of the PLA's Tibet Military Area Command Lieutenant General Yang Jinshan , the deputy commander of the PLA ...

  5. Bermuda bid to net Chinese catch

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Bermuda is stepping up its efforts to attract Chinese and Hong Kong companies to use the territory as their base of incorporation, in the face of intense ... but Bermuda officials think the mainland holds a lot of potential. Peter Hughes, managing director of Apex Fund Services, which helps Chinese companies and funds set up in Bermuda, said he had five ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTISTIC IMPRESSIONS KEVIN KWONG

    End in sight for seasonal exhibition drought

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong kevin.kwong@scmp.com The annual summer drought in the local cultural and art scene is almost over, with a host of new exhibitions set to open in the coming weeks. The one ... independent artists and art educators- including Man Ching-ying, Choi Tsz-kwan and Keung Chi-ming- will join the couple in exploring the question of "what went wrong" with this initiative. ...

  7. Portrait of success

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a five-year, S$7 million restoration programme near the city's historic waterfront, houses a variety of arts groups engaged in drama, music and dance, contemporary visual arts and Chinese ... Hong Kong can learn much from Singapore about promoting the arts while conserving heritage, writes Tsang Yok-sing Public consultation on the West Kowloon Cultural District development ...

  8. Bringing home China's treasures

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese art,' Ms Wen said. ... Much of its art heritage is overseas, but changing times have bred a generation of mainland wheeler-dealers intent on returning artefacts, writes Irene Wang The scene played out ...

  9. Lots of Europe

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... of art by European masters could offer an exciting alternative to the contemporary Chinese art on Hollywood Road. With an insurance value in excess of US$90 million, the paintings and sculptures ... in the west, haven't entered the market. By bringing the masters to Hong Kong she hopes to attract new buyers seeking alternatives to traditional and contemporary Chinese art. 'Hong Kong ...

  10. Places to hang out

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that Chinese people wouldn't drink coffee. In the 1990s, contemporary art was an even harder sell than caffeine- and harder in Hong Kong than in Shanghai where Lam eventually relocated. Now, ... it's been a pleasure.' Her buyers are still, she admits, 'more international than Asian' but that vibe is changing. 'Chinese art is selling so high all over the world, ...




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