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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Staff Reporter

    ... is in town for a series of talks at Polytechnic University and the Asia Society, said Hong Kong was a sensitive topic in Beijing, let alone the Occupy Central democracy movement. But he has also had ... Staff Reporter Chan Koon-chung believes a fresh approach is needed for the city’s post-handover years Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author Hong Kong's pre-handover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617874/time-new-chapter-hong-kong-says-author
  2. 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

    ... pray for prosperity so when we are praying for businesses and households, Hong Kong is automatically involved, because if we cannot do anything in Hong Kong then we cannot survive," said ... will stop and Hong Kong will prosper," said Sabnani, a 20-year resident of Hong Kong. Hindu priests Bhardwaj and Maharaj Pankaj Sharma gave prayers at homes and businesses across the city over ...

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

    Hong Kong Philharmonic conductor cancels two concerts due to shoulder injury

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

    ... The conductor of Hong Kong's flagship orchestra was forced to cancel two concerts next week because of a shoulder injury. "My doctor warned me my future career could be in trouble if I went on with my schedule," said Jaap van Zweden, the music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic since 2012. "I am taking three weeks off, otherwise my doctor would not be very happy with me. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1614731/hk-philharmonic-conductor-cancels-two-concerts-due-shoulder-injury
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

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

    ... 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 is more qualified in showcasing the genius of the father of modern Chinese orchestral music than the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and its artistic director. The late Peng Xiuwen, a legend ...

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

    Hong Kong arts festival seeks more funding for future growth

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:49am by Vivienne Chow

    ... more Arts Festival seeks more funding Hong Kong will host its largest contingent yet from Russia's Bolshoi opera and ballet and a string of artistic big names in next year's arts festival, but organisers hope to do more- if the government will increase funding. Tisa Ho, the Hong Kong Arts Festival's executive director, said the festival society was in discussion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565204/hong-kong-arts-festival-seeks-more-funding-future-growth
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

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

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

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Vintage saloon to be featured at weekend festival is the same model driven by cabbies in the 1960s A trip down memory lane in Hong Kong's classic ... just buy one of these," he says, as sweat trickles down his brow. A stalwart figure in Hong Kong's classic car scene, Foster will be the first to admit that many vehicles in his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1600974/trip-down-memory-lane-hong-kongs-classic-cars
  7. 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 ... on the global stage and putting their work on the world's art map. "If Hong Kong does not act on that it will be marginalised," Nanjo said. "If [Hong Kong] becomes local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597560/japanese-curator-warns-hong-kong-dont-turn-cultural-galapagos
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - CULTURE

    UK pop duo Pet Shop Boys bring their lavish stage show to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Richard Lord

    ... another genre, but immediately positioned themselves as a hit-making pop act. A Hong Kong audience will discover all this at their gig at AsiaWorld-Expo on September 26 After coming to prominence ... their first gig — and it was in Hong Kong. "It was our first ever full-length concert, it was in an arena, and it was quite nerve-wracking," says Tennant of the show, which was designed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1594537/uk-pop-duo-pet-shop-boys-bring-their-lavish-stage-show-hong-kong
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Electoral reform row could hit a sour note for Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Oliver Chou

    ... of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, said he and the 90-member orchestra were "here for the audience". "If the audience was having a big problem, we would suffer from it as well," he ... said he was not up-to-date with Hong Kong news and had not heard of Occupy Central. He will spend 10 weeks in the city for the current concert season. "I think it is important for all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591201/reform-row-could-hit-sour-note-hk-phil
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    ‘Will this happen in Hong Kong?’ Inside the shutdown of Beijing’s Independent Film Festival

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:03pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com After film fest closed, is HK next? Wong Fei-pang could have introduced an untold story about Hong Kong urban life to a Beijing audience through his directorial debut last Saturday. But the police crackdown on China’s largest independent film festival not only ruined the opportunity, it also filled him with fear of what might happen in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581712/will-happen-hong-kong-inside-shutdown-beijings-independent-film

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