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  1. Intangible Cultural Heritage in China

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chau Hing-wah says Intangible Cultural Heritage in China is more about people than objects, and keeping practices and culture passed down through the generations alive. The exhibition is all about 'going back to the roots of Chinese culture, its intangible heritage,' he says. Chau says using conventional museum displays would have been difficult, so instead the show uses ...

  2. Foundation throws cultural lifeline to mother of Chinese opera

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

    ... listed as one of 19 masterpieces of 'oral and intangible cultural heritage' in 2001 under the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Now Robert Ho Hung-ngai ... 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, ...

  3. A taste of culture enhances the flavour of learning

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... them. Through exposure to art, music and drama, we develop a deeper appreciation of our surroundings, which also add depth to academic work. One of the benefits of a cultural education ... is a way parents can give children ownership of their own development and make it likelier that they'll be interested in participating. Incorporating a cultural activity into a day out can ...

  4. Musical heritage

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... http://www.lovefaith.org/ecmanage/page5.php.htm Graduates can work as a Cantonese opera singer. Cantonese opera performances are staged regularly at social centres, schools, cultural centres and outdoor venues during Chinese festivals. ...

  5. Glory of the opera may be reflected in heritage status

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Cantonese opera could receive world heritage status under a proposal being considered by Beijing. The Chinese arts research institute of the Ministry of Culture is now studying ... that it be included in the UN cultural body's world heritage list for 2005 as an 'oral and intangible heritage of humanity'. But Beijing had already decided to recommend Uyghur Muqam, ...

  6. Lease deal key in heritage project

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... of the Central Police Station site will create a mixture of cultural, heritage and commercial elements, with an iconic structure on the upper platform as its centrepiece The view from above 1 Parade ... of the adaptive reuse scheme for historic buildings, and the huge investment implies that it will be very difficult for other non-profit organisations to afford the project,' she said. A cultural ...

  7. Director sets scene for film heritage

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of Queen's Pier had strengthened his determination to preserve the city's heritage on film. Louis Ng Chi-wa, assistant director of Leisure and Cultural Services (heritage and museum), said he ... to the preservation of the city's film heritage. Speaking at yesterday's donation ceremony and a seminar on local film heritage at the Hong Kong Film Archive, To said: 'I hope the award ...

  8. Fair's pictorial books on heritage prove popular with youth

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Hong Kong's young readers are turning to books on local culture and history, made more accessible by a growing popularity of 'comic essays'. Nestled among the vast ... who has written and illustrated The Sung Family- a story of his family's life with a history of Hong Kong as a backdrop- said these kinds of books often reflected local culture ...

  9. Sparrow's director laments officials pecking away at city's heritage

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... but at the same time criticised the government's actions in demolishing heritage sites. 'In the last decade, Hong Kong has changed so much and our government likes to hammer down every old ... and that's what inspired this nostalgic movie. 'Hong Kong is a place where Chinese and western cultures reside together. We enjoy the west's culture, architecture, music; so growing up ...

  10. Cultural tours 'cater to a phantom market'

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Kong Museum of Art and St John's Cathedral. It also follows bitter debate over the fate of cultural and heritage listed sites, with some calling for cuts in the amount of funding allocated ... shows that only about 3 per cent say that learning something about Hong Kong's cultural heritage and having a deep learning experience was a key reason for them to visit,' ...




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