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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

    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
  4. News - Asia - CULTURE

    'Fish listeners', Malaysia's mysterious culture, may be dying out

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Malaysia Men profess to be able to hunt fish by 'hearing' their songs, but those are being drowned out by dredging and other modern threats WATCH: Disquieting times for Malaysia's fish listeners One hand clinging to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576994/fish-listeners-malaysias-mysterious-culture-may-be-dying-out
  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 - China - CULTURE

    China dusts off 1930s film classics in culture war

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... prostitute with a heart of gold- played by a doomed actress- to arouse a cinematic renaissance and fend off a cultural onslaught from Hollywood. A new digital restoration of The Goddess, a 1934 ... money, ending up in jail. It is one of several remasterings that come as Beijing tries to extend its soft power by exporting Chinese culture around the world, and build a stronger movie industry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572392/china-dusts-1930s-film-classics-culture-war
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve on board of West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve cultural hub The board of the West Kowloon Cultural District should be thoroughly reviewed and chaired ... handling hot potatoes such as political reform. Members were also frustrated by the bureaucratic structure of the cultural district and said the composition of the board was aimed more at balancing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556939/call-arts-lovers-only-serve-board-west-kowloon-cultural-district
  8. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    Renewed ghostwriting accusations against Chinese author, director Han Han trigger media storm

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:35am by Chris Luo

    ... microblog account. The allegations that he uses ghostwriters were published in a China Youth Daily op-ed by cultural critic and Tsinghua University professor Xiao Ying, who wrote that “the exposure ... or sincerity,” Xiao wrote. Xiao also blasted Han for “fuelling media hype of vulgar entertainment” and called him “a brand name of anti-intellectualism that has poisoned Chinese culture and must ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1577596/ghostwriting-accusations-against-bestselling-chinese-author
  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 - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    I'm no hero, says Frank Dikoetter, author of book banned on mainland China

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SARAH KARACS

    ... The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of Revolution 1945-1957, in which he chronicles the violence and terror used by the Communist Party. He said that while he wrote about historical facts the party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555656/im-no-hero-says-frank-dikoetter-author-book-banned-mainland-china

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