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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's handmade paper may go on Unesco cultural heritage list

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:45pm by KYODO

    ... Cultural Heritage list, the Japanese Cultural Affairs Agency said yesterday. Based on the panel's recommendations, the UN heritage agency will decide in Paris in late November on whether ... cultural heritage are traditionally made by hand, using only mulberry bark fibre. The paper products shortlisted for registration are hosokawashi from Saitama prefecture, honminoshi from Gifu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1626941/japans-handmade-paper-may-go-unesco-cultural-heritage-list
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Heritage-themed property developments are a lucrative exploitation of history, nature and the public, writes Jason Wordie The money culture Heritage themes in Hong Kong’s ... “heritage” illusions will still sell flats. Numerous tertiary-level courses in cultural heritage management and architectural conservation have sprung up in Hong Kong over the past decade. Graduates, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1612775/then-now-money-culture
  6. 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
  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 07:40pm by Denise Tsang, Vivienne Chow, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong, Jessie Lau, FANNY FUNG, BRIAN YAP, Silvio Carrillo, Vicky Feng, Robin Fall, GLORIA CHAN, Cedric Sam

    ... minds at the Heritage Museum since 2006, when a special unit was created to identify aspects of Intangible Cultural Heritage under the auspices of a Unesco convention aimed at preserving local ... culture. All the stories, videos, archive photos published on the city's intangible cultural heritage by the South China Morning Post, along with the Museum's entire list, can be found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1600809/multimedia-living-heritage-hong-kong
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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