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  1. Intangible Cultural Heritage in China

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The white crane palm plaiting (above) by Wang Wending is one of 100 artefacts, 320 paintings, sets of technological tools and a series of demonstrations that illustrate the forms and expressions of cultural-heritage practices in China. Daily, 10am-6pm (Sun and public holidays until 7pm), closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. ...

  2. Cultural heritage must be treasured by all

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... needed if we are to help ensure the country's cultural heritage is adequately protected. ... When Beijing students quizzed British Prime Minister Tony Blair last month about the presence of ancient Chinese cultural treasures in his country's museums, they were venting ...

  3. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Warning over commercialising heritage sites

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the nation's heritage conservation efforts. China ranks third in the world, with 43 natural and cultural world heritage sites. Italy heads the list with 47 sites, followed by Spain with 44. The site ... The State Administration of Cultural Heritage said last month that more than 500 heritage protection laws and regulations had been enacted, underscoring its conservation efforts, particularly over ...

  4. Symbol of national heritage dealt blow

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... What's more important to a nation than its culture? That question is being asked on the mainland after a short, slightly built man on a tour of the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City ... equipment in an internet cafe. Beijing's streets and public places are heavily monitored, partly to curtail dissent. But it is in protecting heritage, history and art where such vigilance ...

  5. Heritage champion weary in fight

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I have mixed feelings. Set against this new backdrop of the central government's support for 'cultural industries,' it's likely that more heritage sights will survive. ... the bulldozers. And yet this champion of the mainland's magnificent architectural heritage, a professor of urban planning at Shanghai's Tongji University, laments that he can only point to a few ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Another Beijing Cultural Relic gone

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the residence from being harmed during the Lunar New Year [fireworks celebration],' Kong Fanzhi, director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Cultural Heritage, was quoted by Xinhua as saying. But district cultural heritage officials admitted that the demolition had not been approved by the city-level authorities, Xinhua reported. Li Chenggang, director of the Dongcheng Council for Culture ...

  8. Wonderful trio become world heritage sites

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mausoleums in Beijing and the Ming Imperial Museum in Nanjing bring to 29 the number of mainland sites to have been given world heritage status by the UN's cultural body. The site in northern ... dynasty. Around 170 million yuan has been spent on preserving and restoring the sites. Their inclusion on the World Heritage List of 754 places of natural, cultural or scientific importance means ...

  9. Preserving China's heritage

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with interest your leader ('Cultural heritage must be treasured by all', August 12) and I believe some serious re-thinking is needed. It is uncertain how long ... cultures to return part of our collections to museums in China and elsewhere. In short, I believe that treasuring China's unique cultural heritage urgently demands a more radical ...

  10. How our old characters build culture

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a long way. Secondly, mainland authorities must recognise the urgency and importance of bringing back traditional Chinese characters, as a way to protect its own cultural heritage and forge ... efforts to build cultural bonds with those people. More importantly, this will also help mainlanders continue their own cultural heritage, since China's culture of 5,000 years is mainly ...




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