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  1. 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
  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Calligraphy exhibition illustrates the beauty of Chinese culture

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:10am by Vivienne Chow

    ... script 'a link to cultural roots' Function dominates the evolution of Chinese characters, but will not displace the original beauty of one of the world’s oldest forms of writing. ... of the colonial influence to find its voice,” Xu said. “But such great art must be derived from the unique characteristics of the city’s society, politics and culture.” Chinese writing and characters play ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507273/calligraphy-exhibition-illustrates-beauty-chinese-culture
  3. News - China - CULTURE

    China dusts off 1930s film classics in culture war

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... money, ending up in jail. It is one of several remasterings that come as Beijing tries to extend its soft power by exporting Chinese culture around the world, and build a stronger movie industry ... prostitute with a heart of gold- played by a doomed actress- to arouse a cinematic renaissance and fend off a cultural onslaught from Hollywood. A new digital restoration of The Goddess, a 1934 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572392/china-dusts-1930s-film-classics-culture-war
  4. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    Renewed ghostwriting accusations against Chinese author, director Han Han trigger media storm

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:35am by Chris Luo

    ... or sincerity,” Xiao wrote. Xiao also blasted Han for “fuelling media hype of vulgar entertainment” and called him “a brand name of anti-intellectualism that has poisoned Chinese culture and must ... microblog account. The allegations that he uses ghostwriters were published in a China Youth Daily op-ed by cultural critic and Tsinghua University professor Xiao Ying, who wrote that “the exposure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1577596/ghostwriting-accusations-against-bestselling-chinese-author
  5. 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 ... dynasties rhyme when recited in Cantonese as its sounds closely resemble those of ancient Chinese. "Much of the 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation and culture are preserved in Cantonese," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603994/speaking-cantonese-tongue-peril
  6. News - China - CULTURE

    Japanese emperor urged to return inscribed Chinese relic

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:53pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... A pressure group has demanded that the Japanese royal family return an ancient inscription it says was looted from China in the early part of the last century. Tong Zeng, the chairman of the Chinese ... on historical issues." Tong said the association hoped to enlist the support of the government's foreign and cultural relics department to press its case. Guan Jianqiang, an international law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571343/civic-group-asks-japanese-emperor
  7. News - China - CULTURE

    Building craze 'stops at officials'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Andrea Chen

    ... a grander palace than his predecessor to show his authority is still deeply rooted in the thinking of many officials." Xi made his appeal at a cultural symposium attended by leading figures across the arts and senior state officials in Beijing last week, state media reported. He delivered a broad call for artists to reflect Chinese values and socialism. Xi, instead of the ideology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1620886/building-craze-stops-officials
  8. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: Humour in Chinese Life and Culture

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by KERRIE L. MACPHERSON

    ... Kerrie MacPherson Humour in Chinese Life and Culture edited by Jessica Milner Davis and Jocelyn Chey HK University Press 3 stars Kerrie MacPherson The contributors to this volume of 10 ... is that humour in the Chinese context is a modernising cultural construct. Humour - satirical or slapstick or any variations in between - may be amusing or hurtful, but expresses a need to address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1324259/book-review-humour-chinese-life-and-culture
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Japanese curator warns Hong Kong: don't turn into a 'cultural Galapagos'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... out for art: Curator Hong Kong must remain an international city and not cut itself off as a cultural version of the Galapagos Islands, a prominent Japanese curator has said, as he prepares ... but it's not compatible with the rest of the world." Nanjo compared Japan to a cultural version of the Galapagos Islands, the isolated archipelago 1,000km west of Ecuador where Charles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597560/japanese-curator-warns-hong-kong-dont-turn-cultural-galapagos
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    IN FULL: The Hong Kong cultural heritage list

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 08:46pm by Staff Reporter

    ... 396 Culture of Traditional Chinese Medicine 397- 399 Herbal Tea; Snake Wine; Bone Setting 400 Fishermen’s knowledge about the universe and the nature 401 Traditional Jade Stone Knowledge 402 ... Staff Reporter By it's nature, "intangible cultural heritage" can be a bit tricky to tally. But that's exactly what Hong Kong has done over the past seven years, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534799/over-500-hong-kong-traditions-must-be-safeguarded-under-un-convention

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