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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

    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
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden ... the exhibition explores the role of chairs as cultural artefacts. It is part of a larger event on the theme of chairs at the museum called Please Have a Seat. Visitors can learn about the artistic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537986/history-enthusiasts-pull-chair-heritage-museum-exhibition-exploring
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    IN FULL: The Hong Kong cultural heritage list

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 08:46pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter By it's nature, "intangible cultural heritage" can be a bit tricky to tally. But that's exactly what Hong Kong has done over the past seven years, ... 396 Culture of Traditional Chinese Medicine 397- 399 Herbal Tea; Snake Wine; Bone Setting 400 Fishermen’s knowledge about the universe and the nature 401 Traditional Jade Stone Knowledge 402 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534799/over-500-hong-kong-traditions-must-be-safeguarded-under-un-convention
  6. News - World - CULTURE

    30 cultural and natural sites eyed for World Heritage status at Unesco meeting in Doha

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... Heritage status at a Unesco meeting in Doha. At least 30 natural and cultural sites, including the Arbil Citadel in Iraqi Kurdistan, are vying to get the UN cultural body's prestigious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534171/30-cultural-and-natural-sites-eyed-world-heritage-status-unesco-meeting
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic images

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... revolution. Siu, a member of the Police Philatelic Club, had thousands of postcards featuring the image printed, which he then gifted to police personnel in Hong Kong and the mainland. He did ask one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543199/artist-siu-leung-hing-putting-his-stamp-iconic-images
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon Cultural District needs to develop a 'human side': expert

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Long-term plan is needed to develop the human side of West Kowloon Cultural District and to place it in city's grander scheme, says expert Arts ... that the lack of such a plan is hampering the huge project. But the arts hub management said that besides events and programmes, long-term software development would require broader cultural policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528863/west-kowloon-cultural-district-needs-develop-human-side-expert
  9. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    How a Chinese government decree could take the glimmer out of Vienna's Golden Music Hall

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... not immediately replied to emailed questions. The concert would have occurred only shortly after China’s Ministry of Culture  issued a notice on Wednesday restricting performances of Chinese musicians ... by central government cultural departments could go ahead, it said. Chinese diplomats abroad were also not allowed to attend such events or endorse them, the notice read. “Yes, there has been abuse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1551055/how-chinese-government-decree-could-take-glimmer-out-viennas
  10. News - China - CULTURE

    Chinese court rejects family's right to treasures in their great-grandfather's tomb

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:47pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... to the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), including jade bracelets and rings – had been kept by the Baofeng cultural relics bureau since April 2011. These had been buried in their great-grandfather’s grave in the same county more than 80 years ago. The local cultural relics bureau insisted that all remains under Chinese territory belonged to the state. The brothers argued that the tomb, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549544/chinese-court-rejects-familys-right-treasures-their-great-grandfathers

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