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  1. News - China - CULTURE

    Late Italian conductor's link to the Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:40am by Oliver Chou

    ... 80, was in Beijing during the tumultuous days of the Cultural Revolution. Even fewer would note that he was on stage conducting The Yellow River Piano Concerto, then a "model" work ... in the capital. The Cultural Revolution would not conclude for another three years, and Western classical music had been labelled decadent. An exception was made for the Austrian group as the tour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1410694/late-italian-conductors-link-cultural-revolution
  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art with political twist goes on show

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Works from decade after Cultural Revolution shift focus from monetary to historical values Political artworks from the first decade after the Cultural Revolution - by artists in the new ... and historical context. Artists on show come from three groups that emerged from the Cultural Revolution - No Name (Wuming), Stars (Xingxing) and Grass Society (Caocao). Co-curator Kuiyi Shen, director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1237049/art-political-twist-goes-show
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... but with integrity during those long years are two aspects Peng wanted to reflect on the decade-long Cultural Revolution. Liu Yang, the solo player, displayed virtuosity, but the mid-range pitch ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Legendary composer honoured in great form Maestro Peng Xiuwen- A Tribute Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall No orchestra or conductor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1614728/hk-chinese-orchestra-pays-tribute-legendary-maestro
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Show of defiance closes City Hall for first time since 1962

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Oliver Chou

    ... as we cannot unload them at the loading zone," general manager Lee Ho-yee said. Things were rather different in 1967, when radicals attempted to bring the Cultural Revolution across ... 1962 Through disasters, epidemics and even the deadly 1967 riots, City Hall kept its doors open- until Sunday's police crackdown on Occupy Central. One local cultural professional said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604093/show-defiance-closes-city-hall-first-time-1962
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Calligraphy exhibition illustrates the beauty of Chinese culture

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:10am by Vivienne Chow

    ... a significant role in Xu’s artistic creations. Born in 1955 in Chongqing, he grew up under the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution, when he produced propaganda art and calligraphy. His most famous works ... script 'a link to cultural roots' Function dominates the evolution of Chinese characters, but will not displace the original beauty of one of the world’s oldest forms of writing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507273/calligraphy-exhibition-illustrates-beauty-chinese-culture
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Japanese curator warns Hong Kong: don't turn into a 'cultural Galapagos'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... out for art: Curator Hong Kong must remain an international city and not cut itself off as a cultural version of the Galapagos Islands, a prominent Japanese curator has said, as he prepares ... but it's not compatible with the rest of the world." Nanjo compared Japan to a cultural version of the Galapagos Islands, the isolated archipelago 1,000km west of Ecuador where Charles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597560/japanese-curator-warns-hong-kong-dont-turn-cultural-galapagos
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    We're trapped in the eighties, says rock queen Angel Leung

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by SARAH KARACS

    ... to the city's cultural identity, a fresher sound could help boost spirits. "We need something like The Clash's London Calling but we just have all these love songs. They're so boring ... hoping for a musical revolution. We've been listening to the same Canto-pop songs for the last 10 years," he said.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1610942/were-trapped-eighties-says-rock-queen-angel-leung
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    A trip down memory lane in Hong Kong's classic cars

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... once chairman of the city's Classic Car Club, is putting together a book on the history of motoring in the region. He wishes more could be done to remind residents of the "cultural resonance" of vintage cars. "Hong Kong isn't like [the mainland]," he says. "There was no Cultural Revolution here; these old cars are part of the city's history." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1600974/trip-down-memory-lane-hong-kongs-classic-cars
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's Hindus pray for city's prosperity in Diwali festival

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Alice Woodhouse alice.woodhouse@scmp.com Festival of light celebrates the triumph of good over evil, which people mark by lighting lamps in houses and shops, cleaning and swapping gifts Hindus mark Diwali with prayers for prosperity Indians making Diwali ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622332/hong-kongs-hindus-pray-citys-prosperity-diwali-festival

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