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  1. Europe's biggest cultural festival lines up Chinese performances

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Gilmore Cheung

    ... tea house exhibition devoted to what the organisers describe as one of the pillars of Chinese culture. Belgium's consul general to Hong Kong, Michel Malherbe, said that securing a Hong ... into dimensions of Chinese culture beyond the usual cliches. Interest has also been spurred by the success of last year's Beijing Olympics and anticipation ahead of next year's Shanghai Expo. ...

  2. Stage icon donates award cash to beloved orchestra to help spread Chinese culture

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to a cultural organisation. With Wang's long affiliation with Cantonese opera and traditional performing arts, it was seen as fitting that she chose the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. 'The ... of fostering Chinese culture in other countries.' ...

  3. Chinese culture for the world to see

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic organisers will use these three designs as inspiration for creating the fences for the showjumping. More than 2,000 entries were received by the Equestrian Company. The winning design in the professional category (far left) features a bamboo steam ...

  4. Foundation throws cultural lifeline to mother of Chinese opera

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... on Chinese arts and culture. The arts have been ignored for too long in China. 'There has definitely been a focus on education and health, not the arts, and while they are worthy causes, ... Barclay Crawford Kunqu is known as the mother of Chinese opera because it has been performed for more than 600 years and was directly responsible for the foundation of several other ...

  5. Learn to appreciate rich Chinese culture

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has a long history and a rich culture which is unique and completely different from western culture. But most Hong Kong students are not interested in our rich history and culture. They find it boring and outdated. Hong Kong is part of China now, we should learn our own history and culture, especially the arts. Schools should help students develop an interest in Chinese arts ...

  6. Culture as child's play

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Eight Immortals form a very important element in traditional Chinese culture, says the Malaysian-born Chew. In particular, it relates to Taoist philosophy and emphasises the importance ... for the young and young at heart. It has got off to a lively start this weekend with the Estonian National Ballet's production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Grey areas

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by POST MAG

    ... The photographic work of Ho Fan is a stark reminder of old Hong Kong Grey areas Shaw Brothers actor in the 1960s and, later, a film director, Ho Fan's photographic career started in Shanghai, when his father gave him a twin lens Rolleiflex for his 14 ...

  8. The art of nurturing traditional culture

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... by talented mainland directors Zhang Yimou and Chen Kaige. 'They are influenced by popular culture through the mass media,' said Lam Lap, a tutor at the Chinese Civilisation Centre ... people in Hong Kong are not alone in their lack of cultural knowledge. 'Even at home, they are surrounded by a western lifestyle. Their parents are not very familiar with traditional Chinese ...

  9. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Fear of mainland China cultural influences political claptrap

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung It's not just a one-way street, as Taiwanese singers and soap operas have been popular for decades across the strait Fear of mainland cultural influences political ... would indirectly help the mainland boost its cultural influence in Taiwan. "Previously China used business to besiege the government … now it uses cultural influence to penetrate ...

  10. Hong Kong designer adds traditional opera culture to couture

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... I should shoulder the responsibility to bring forth Chinese culture to the international stage.' ... Like most Hong Kong people of his generation, Ho wasn't much of a fan of Chinese opera growing up, but learned to appreciate it after researching it for this set of couture. 'Most ...




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