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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Hong Kong-style milk tea takes centre stage at cultural exhibition in Taiwan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Vivienne Chow

    ... at an exhibition in Taiwan showcasing the city's cultural heritage. Intangible cultural heritage will take centre stage at Hong Kong Week 2014 in Taipei, the third annual showcase presented ... China Morning Post the exhibition would feature items of cultural heritage not included in Unesco's list or the national list, but which were on the city's inventory, such as Hong ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FESTIVALS

    Tours help promote Chiu Chow hungry ghost festival in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Ghost Festival of the Chiu Chow (Chaozhou) community in Hong Kong in the national list of intangible cultural heritage. The Kowloon City festival is one of the biggest in the city and is in its ... funded through a HK$2 million donation from the Jockey Club, split between four Hong Kong festivals that made the list of intangible cultural heritage. Wu hopes they will help keep alive ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Open Qing dynasty mansions to the public, Beijing conservationists say

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:57am by Andrea Chen

    ... Heritage sites like princes' mansions are cultural resources that should be shared by the public, not a privileged few Kong Fanzhi, policy adviser  The mansion is among several dozen royal ... to the public," says Kong, former cultural heritage chief of the Beijing municipal administration. When Qing rule eventually crumbled in the wake of the 1911 nationalist revolution, the mansions were sold ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Precious Afghanistan heritage reclaimed

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... of a rich cultural heritage and precious artefacts. Afghanistan – once a vital trading hub on the legendary Silk Road, a land Venetian explorer Marco Polo wrote of as rich with gold and gems – now ... Sue Green A Melbourne exhibition of Afghan treasures is a remarkable affirmation of a troubled land's ancient culture and a tribute to the people who saved them, writes Sue Green ...

  6. Magazines - Style

    Treasured islands

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the environment and the cultural heritage of the region. There are miles of forested trails to explore, guided by a naturalist, revealing the profusion of life under the canopy. Sightings of hornbills, ... the Corcovado Gulf, and is the ideal base to discover this unique island famed for its stilt houses, spectacular wildlife and 16 Unesco World Heritage Sites. The allinclusive lodge offers sailing, ...

  7. Property - International - RECONSTRUCTION

    Rethink urged on revamp of '60 s chic hotel in Tokyo

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by James King

    ... and building it again with fresh bricks and re-upholstering the furniture. That's part of Japan's cultural heritage. Even temples are torn down and rebuilt. And people might like to go ... the power of his global affairs, culture and business magazine Monocle, the Canadian journalist and entrepreneur is standing in the path of the bulldozers waving an international petition designed ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Removal of street artist Invader's Hong Kong work sparks debate on culture and vandalism

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Richard Lord

    ... is responsible for cultural heritage and development, not to remove the remaining calligraphy work of Tsang Tsou-choi, known as the King of Kowloon. Unfortunately, it had already removed most of it. ... modern cultural heritage do you want to leave them? What is the real place of art in your beautiful city?" thereview@scmp.com ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    World Monuments Fund turns its focus to Myanmar's heritage sites

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... of the world's most treasured historical and cultural heritage sites, the New York-based private non-profit organisation today works in more than 90 countries and has close to 70 sites- ranging from ... anything," she says. "But now the situation has changed radically overnight." With help from a local conservation group, the Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT), her team was able to identify ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Lack of funding and young volunteers threaten fire dance

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... a day," Ng Kwong-nam says. The fire dragon dance received a big boost in 2011, when the Tai Hang tradition was included in China's third list of intangible cultural heritage, along ... of the intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong [in 2009]. "But how the government will go about preserving the heritage on the list is unknown," says Lau. elaine.yau@scmp.com ...




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