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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    The curds and the way: Why tofu pudding is part of our cultural heritage

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:12am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau Tofu pudding has gone beyond mere dessert to be recognised as part of our cultural heritage A chef blends soybean milk with a powdery concoction, pouring them simultaneously into a container atop the worn kitchen tiles. He is making tofu pudding and his actions are now considered part of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage- with traditional bean curd recipes one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587924/all-about-curds-and-way
  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Tradition or tourist spectacle? Safeguarding Hong Kong's culture comes at a price

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... national list of intangible cultural heritage- artefacts that include performing arts, skills, rituals, crafts and festivals, and that differ from physical heritage items such as buildings ... first inventory of intangible cultural heritage published in June, cataloguing 480 entries in hopes of keeping traditions alive, said Liu Tik-sang, director of the University of Science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587371/popularity-cheung-chau-bun-festival-shows-price-be-paid-preserving
  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Britain's legacy 'missing' on list of 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 07:21pm by Jessie Lau

    ... 'missing from heritage list' From moon cakes to fishermen's ballads, the recently issued list of Hong Kong intangible cultural heritage covers myriad facets of culture and history. ... heritage," University of Hong Kong history professor John Carroll said. "I don't know how [a lot of the items] really represent Hong Kong rather than Chinese culture in general." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547434/intangible-cultural-heritage-list-ignores-hong-kongs-east-meets-west
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... and milk tea have made it on to the final list of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. They are among 480 "items" of "intangible cultural heritage" that the city ... and whether they are threatened with extinction," she said. How many have you heard of?   Click here to see the entire Hong Kong cultural heritage list  Yeung Choi-fung, a Hokkien native ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    IN FULL: The Hong Kong cultural heritage list

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

    ... 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, ... which point to the city's "rich and colourful" history in trade and migration, the Heritage Museum says. New Territories settlers with family histories spanning as far back as 900 ...

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

    In Scenes of Guangdong concert, musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... is a musical journey. The concert takes the audience to the historic world of Chiu Chow music, which is on the national list of intangible cultural heritage as well as Hong Kong's own inventory. ... in Mandarin, is located in the east of Guangdong province, bordering Fujian. It has strong cultural ties with neighbouring cities including Shantou and Jieyang. The three cities are collectively known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594582/scenes-guangdong-concert-musical-journeys-first-notes-sounded-ancient
  7. Comment - Letters

    Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage It is difficult for many people, including most Hongkongers, to understand the significance and values of Pok Fu Lam village, ... Fund, its watch list is "a call to action for cultural heritage around the globe that is at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political and economic change". Pok ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1539875/protect-pok-fu-lam-village-preserve-cultural-heritage
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    It's takes more than a list to preserve our cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... taking, an intangible cultural heritage inventory has been ironed out. The official list comprises 480 entries, ranging from festivals and craftsmanship to knowledge and practices. For a small ... and interest in heritage, and helps strengthen our cultural identity and social cohesion. It may even bring economic benefits, as is the case with many Unesco-listed world heritage sites that draw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1537288/its-takes-more-list-preserve-our-cultural-heritage
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden ... Szeto, Hong Kong Heritage Museum curator. "It's in fantastic condition." On loan from the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the stool is the oldest of 100 or so chairs on display ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537986/history-enthusiasts-pull-chair-heritage-museum-exhibition-exploring
  10. News - World - CULTURE

    30 cultural and natural sites eyed for World Heritage status at Unesco meeting in Doha

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... heritage listing brings Inca trails spanning six countries, a French cave with some of the earliest known paintings and stunning Chinese landscapes are among the sites expected to get World Heritage status at a Unesco meeting in Doha. At least 30 natural and cultural sites, including the Arbil Citadel in Iraqi Kurdistan, are vying to get the UN cultural body's prestigious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534171/30-cultural-and-natural-sites-eyed-world-heritage-status-unesco-meeting

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