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  1. Extreme sports

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... the past two years, the event focused on different aspects of Chinese culture (2004) and creativity (2005), but this time the organisers want to highlight how sport has become an integral part ... by Jonathan Powell Skateboarding, BMX and inline skating are among the activities being used to show the link between culture and sport at Hong Kong Polytechnic University's (PolyU) ...

  2. Disney decision sparks boycott

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Chan Si-long, 13. 'They are contradicting themselves. We understand that it is for cultural reasons. But, to be honest, it is insulting to Chinese people. This news will go around the world, and people will think Chinese only care about their culture and not the environment. 'More than half the people who have signed are Chinese. We care about this issue because sharks ...

  3. Primary dragon dance teams vie for trophy

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... shorter and accompanied by recorded instead of live music. 'The young dragon dancers displayed grace, vigour and discipline,' said Cherrie Cheung of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, which co-organised the event with the Hong Kong Chinese Martial Arts Association. STFA Wu Siu Kui Memorial Primary School (PM) won the champion title, and the first runner-up was KYT Excel ...

  4. Literary festival aims to inspire creativity

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... for magazine and newspaper columns. The effects of slang culture and the invention of 'Hong Kong Chinese' phrases by the local media will be discussed by speakers Chan Wai-ying and Wong ... jointly organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. 'Literature is part of everyday life and the programme will demonstrate ...

  5. Winning Games slogan represents HK's spirit

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... EAG is seen as an opportunity for Hong Kong to cultivate a more vibrant sporting culture, and boost sports development. Countries and cities taking part in the 2009 EAG include China, Chinese ... Sean-yee, director of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), at Excelsior Hotel in Causeway Bay on Saturday. The winning phrase was selected from more than 13,000 entries for its ...

  6. Hearts unite for school's anniversary concert

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... will be staged at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on Monday evening. Organised entirely by the students, the concert will be a feast of musical production, including a Chinese and western-style orchestra, a junior and senior choir, solo choral and instrumental performances, a string quartet, a Chinese percussion ensemble and a cello concerto. It is the second anniversary production from ...

  7. Hong Kong's elite athletes meet mainland's world champions

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... China's World Champions inspired Hong Kong's elite athletes when the locals visited Beijing earlier this month. A group of 27 athletes visited the Chinese capital to study various aspects of modern China, including its sports culture, political system, customs and preparations for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Former world champions Deng Yaping (table tennis) ...

  8. Athletes track Beijing's best

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... such a powerhouse in world sport. Led by Maureen Chan, executive director of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board, (SDB), 21 athletes left on Monday for a five-day tour of the Chinese capital. The contingent was joined by six of Hong Kong's wushu champions who are already in Beijing for a training stint. The group has been studying the nation's sports culture, political system, ...

  9. British experts to unveil playground plans

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Ann Wong of the British Council, which has collaborated with Wanchai District Council and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to bring in the experts. 'They may have valuable ... their views in either Chinese or English. A night bazaar, a tribute to Wanchai's colourful historic past, will run alongside traditional snacks stalls and street performances. 'The main idea ...

  10. Talented local pair to train at top US music school

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Two outstanding Hong Kong students have been awarded Asian Cultural Council scholarships to attend the famous Aspen Music School in the United States this summer. Pianist ... as his major instrument when he was 12. 'I feel very fortunate that I have been selected,' said Siu, a first year student from the Music Department at the Chinese University of Hong ...




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