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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 by the Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Cooperation Committee. The October 17 to November 2 exhibition will feature 480 items that best represent the Hong Kong community and provide cultural continuity. ...

  2. 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

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Afternoon tea and Easter holidays, which reflect rich colonial history, make Hong Kong unique among Chinese cities, say academics East-meets-West culture '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. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    'New trust can't serve as funding dodge'

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... chairman of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust Council, a statutory body tasked with promoting both tangible and intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong, spoke out in response to the Antiquities ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Neon signs: a shining example of Hong Kong's heritage

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Michael de Waal-Montgomery and Nectar Gan

    ... The twisted, glowing glass tubes that have created garish images across Hong Kong for decades should be recognised as part of the city's cultural heritage alongside Cantonese opera, egg tarts ... of design and architecture for M+, the museum for visual culture that will take shape in West Kowloon, was speaking after the government last month unveiled a list of 480 items of intangible ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    All aboard for a tram ride into Hong Kong's past

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Jessie Lau

    ... a history professor at Chinese University, was hosting the tram tour to kick-start the Hong Kong Book Fair's Cultural July festival- which this year coincides with the 110th anniversary ... the area wasn't as polluted." The tram tour was the first of 170 activities organised by the Trade and Development Council as part of Cultural July. Hong Kong Tramways will also ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - HERITAGE

    Preserving what's left of Hong Kong's lost architecture

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Revitalisation has its rewards The tragedy of Hong Kong's "lost" architecture is that so many old buildings were demolished before anyone thought to save them. In a curious stroke of good fortune, one ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Comix Home Base gives Unesco global award a serious shot

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... Michelle Toh michelle.toh@scmp.com Comics hub gives global award a serious shot The team that reinvented 10 pre-war tenement houses as a hub for comic and animation culture are setting their sights on a Unesco award. Comix Home Base has entered the Unesco Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, after winning design and urban planning accolades from local bodies ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family’s past

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... as Kan Yau-man or Jian Youwen) for his book Sung Wong Toi: a commemorative volume. “The Song Dynasty was a peak of Chinese cultural development. It represented an era of patriotism… we feel ... the government’s decision to preserve one of the wells in situ. “Culture needs to be passed on, but we don’t want to hinder modern development,” he said, reflecting on the debate between conservationists ...

  9. News - China - HERITAGE

    Liuliqu villagers say conservation status has denied them benefits of development

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... to protect sites' cultural and historical value from the unintended consequences of rapid urbanisation. The designation of "traditional village" was created in response to calls from some of the nation's leading writers and artists for conservation efforts to protect rural cultural sites. Local governments are being asked to nominate more villages under the project, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Excavation at MTR site could help prove Song dynasty's links to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... dynasty, a culturally important age that saw the invention of movable type and the rise of lyrical literature, even as the dynasty suffered from military and diplomatic weakness. Despite knowing ... in Hong Kong's imperial past. "In the 19th century, people started to pay attention to the roots of Hong Kong as they looked for something which could strengthen their cultural ...




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