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  1. HK launches literature festival to promote local writers

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Development Council chairman Darwin Chen. They also officiated at the opening ceremony. This is the second time the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the HKADC have co-presented ...

  2. Appeal for public funding of opera

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... when theatre groups were first set up, but the discussion did not carry on. Former director of cultural services Darwin Chen said that in the 1970s, when performing arts groups such as the Hong ... culture and it was easier to obtain resources,' Dr Chen said. However, after Dr Chen moved from his position in the early 1980s, his successors did not carry the idea forward. Mr Yuen said ...

  3. Osama film to be shown at festival

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... chairman Darwin Chen Tat-man said the aim of the festival was to inspire. 'We have exerted every effort into breathing new life into the festival,' he said. The festival has a truly ...

  4. New body sought to manage arts funds

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the advisory committee, Darwin Chen Tat-man, believed the revamp would give major groups a level playing field to compete for resources, and make them more accountable. The department funds four arts ... the advice of the new panel. Mr Chen, who chairs the Committee on Performing Arts, said the new body would have an independent secretariat. It would work with the arts groups on assessment criteria ...

  5. Vacuum no Cantonese opera mask can hide

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the association had had in bidding to use the building stemmed from the government's lack of interest in cultural policy and the development of Cantonese opera. Darwin Chen, formerly in charge ...

  6. Hall of fame

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... musicians from the Sino-British Orchestra remembered,' says Darwin Chen Tat-man, the first Chinese manager of City Hall. 'They kept writing to the South China Morning Post urging ... with the creation of the Hong Kong Arts Festival in 1973, which continues to bring in top-notch orchestras and artists every year. 'The demand was huge from day one,' Chen recalls. 'But our ...

  7. Culture central

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by founder-soprano Barbara Fei Ming-yee, performs its inaugural concert. 1966 The Concert Hall is flooded after a heavy rainstorm in July (above picture shows City Hall's first Chinese manager, Darwin Chen, on the right). In November, Lo King-man stages City Hall's first full Western opera, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, with Italian-trained soprano Ella Kiang in the title role. 1967 ...


    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Vincent Mak

    ... with the help of friends who share my enthusiasm.' Darwin Chen, head of the Arts Development Council, was quoted as saying it was the fulfilment of a dream he had had for longer than Mok - 20 ...

  9. And the bands played on

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Darwin Chen, manager of City Hall in the 60s, says: 'Players joined the orchestra for the love of music and Foa appreciated that. Yet, as a professional, he required high standards and would ... Revolution. Tan recalled how Foa volunteered to be his pianist at his first recital in Shanghai. Other accomplished musicians who studied under Foa include Dai Cuilun, Chen Youxin, Xu Weilin and Xiang ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 10am-6pm (Sat until 8pm), closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Feb 1 Darwin Now Exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species which looks at the scientist's life and how his ideas are relevant today. Opens today. Daily, ...




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