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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art with political twist goes on show

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

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Works from decade after Cultural Revolution shift focus from monetary to historical values Art with political twist goes on show Political artworks from the first decade after the Cultural Revolution- by artists in the new arts hub museum collection that is yet to be seen by the public- will go on show across the harbour tomorrow. Over 100 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1237049/art-political-twist-goes-show
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong ready to take Cantonese opera to next stage

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... as a result of the turmoil following the communist takeover in 1949, including the Cultural Revolution, Frederic Mao Chun-fai said. "This is the reason we have to safeguard Cantonese opera in Hong Kong," said Mao, who will start work in September as head of the school of Chinese opera at the Academy for Performing Arts. "Because of the Cultural Revolution, there exists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463317/hong-kong-ready-take-cantonese-opera-next-stage
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Ballet caught up in censorship row over latest show

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by Candy Chan and Danny Mok

    ... and Germany's Ballett Dortmund, at the Cultural Centre's Grand Theatre. At the end of the ballet, a 12-minute projection sequence depicted different stages in China's history including the Ming dynasty, Qing dynasty, the provisional Republic of China and the Cultural Revolution. In the part depicting the Cultural Revolution, dancers in Red Guards uniforms waved copies of Mao ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1344073/hong-kong-ballet-caught-censorship-row-over-latest-show
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Power of Bach's music calms pianist through turbulent times

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 04:25am by Oliver Chou

    ... at the Beijing Central Conservatory. But the music stopped during the Cultural Revolution when Western classical music was branded as decadent art. In 1969, Zhu and everybody at the conservatory was sent ... performing career in 1990. "I owe it all to my mother, who played to me Schumann's Traumerei that got me drawn to music. "During the Cultural Revolution, whenever I practised the piano ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1629326/power-bachs-music-calms-pianist-through-turbulent-times
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... a visit to the North Korea Human Rights Film Festival at City University. Born in Jilin in 1963, he flex with his family to North Korea to escape the turbulence of the Cultural Revolution when he ... I experienced in China was nothing like that. Money moves everything … even people," Ji said. She called on China to stop repatriating defectors: "China went through the Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580205/north-korea-human-rights-film-festival-offers-tales-horror-heroism
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    No special Legco inquiry into Hong Kong Ballet 'censorship' row

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Stuart Lau, Johnny Tam

    ... Stuart Lau and Johnny Tam But lawmakers may invite Hong Kong Ballet to clarify why it cut Cultural Revolution sequence from show after alleged political interference No inquiry ... the production team to cut the Cultural Revolution scenes. The newspaper did not make clear if the officials were from Hong Kong or the mainland. Beijing's liaison office chief Zhang Xiaoming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351143/no-special-legco-inquiry-hong-kong-ballet-censorship-row
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Mainland hooked on 'China that hasn't grown up'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by SARAH KARACS

    ... for Non-Fiction in 2010. "Chinese people are fascinated because North Korea is China as it once was- it's a China sort of stuck between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556755/mainland-hooked-china-hasnt-grown
  10. News - Asia - CULTURE

    Chinese cartoonist Wang Liming stays in Japan amid fears for safety

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 09:55pm by KYODO

    ... and the small, spartan cell in which he spent the night. "Their way of taking away people's freedom of expression and persecuting them for one-sided reasons suggest a return to the Cultural Revolution period" from 1966 to 1976, he said. "I realised how wonderful freedom is while in Japan," he said. "I wonder why [I have to be called] a traitor for conveying thoughts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1633673/chinese-cartoonist-wang-liming-stays-japan-amid-fears-safety

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