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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Action star Jackie Chan on the 'wish list' to perform with Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:36pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Jackie Chan join the HK Philharmonic's pack? Action star Jackie Chan could one day take a break from performing in front of film cameras and appear on stage alongside Hong Kong Philharmonic ... is not only made up of successful businessmen. “Such a concert would enable those with special needs from Hong Kong to enjoy the music and see Chan in real life – something that he cares about as much ...

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    Lawmakers soften stance on extra cash for planned West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:00pm by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Legislators ready to pay higher bill for arts hub Lawmakers have softened their stance against putting more money into the West Kowloon Cultural District ... views were echoed by Ma Fung-kwok, a member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority board and a former chairman of the joint panel. Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Raymond Young ...

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    Local talents showcase Hong Kong’s design history in Milan

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:30am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Young creatives offering Italian fair a taste of Hong Kong from afar are fearless enough to take city to the top, says curator Designs for life on show ... that can best demonstrate Hong Kong's potential as a city of design. That's according to Nille Juul-Sørensen who, as curator of the largest presentation of Hong Kong design ...

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    Director brings drama back to life in North District

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... local resistance to the lease of Hong Kong to Britain in 1898. Tsoi, a veteran director and playwright, wants to democratise theatre in Hong Kong with community theatre- that is, theatre made with, for, and about a community. Having spent three decades in drama education and production, Tsoi is now chairman and artistic director of Hong Kong Theatre Works (HKTW)- "works", ...

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    Hong Kong ready to take Cantonese opera to next stage

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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Cantonese opera ready for next stage Hong Kong has all it takes to bring Cantonese opera to the next level, says the inaugural chief of the world's first and only Chinese Opera school. Chinese opera has an uninterrupted heritage in the city and government support, giving Hong Kong an edge over the mainland where the art form suffered ...

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    Nine Hong Kong arts groups in plea to government for increased funding

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Publicly funded bodies say culture is important to growth and Hong Kong lags behind others Arts groups make plea for increased funding Nine publicly ... of Culture. The nine groups- the Chung Ying Theatre Company, the City Contemporary Dance Company, the Hong Kong Ballet, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, the Hong Kong Dance Company, the Hong Kong ...

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    Belgium Queen Mathilde's visit to Hong Kong may boost cultural exchange

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by Candy Chan

    ... to explore possibilities for her country's artists to perform at the West Kowloon Cultural District. "Hong Kong is culturally significant … and Belgium is ready to contribute to that," ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Royal seal of approval for arts hub? Hong Kong is to have a royal visit that may boost international involvement in its culture hub. Belgium's queen, ...

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    Veteran actor seeks end to bickering over West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the cost issues, what do you put in the auditoriums?" asked US-educated Mao, a former Broadway actor. "We can't talk about West Kowloon using only a Hong Kong way of thinking," he said. Even if all the buildings can be built, minus the cost issues, what do you put in the auditoriums? We can't talk about West Kowloon using only a Hong Kong way of thinking ...

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    June 4 museum: 800 sq ft and a plan to 'change society'

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... of the group behind the museum, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China. He will quit as curatorial director after June 4, the 25th anniversary of the crackdown. "I took up this project- to set up the museum- only for the students in Beijing, not for the alliance," Lam said. Lam feels a personal connection to the protests. As a young Hong Kong ...

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    Creative crowd welcome new Central showcase PMQ

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bryan Harris

    ... from across Hong Kong yesterday praised the development of a new cultural hub in the city's Soho neighbourhood for supporting creative enterprises. Located in Central on the site ... George Migliorelli, a leather craftsman who moved his business to PMQ from a "little hole in the wall" in Siu Sai Wan. "There is not much help in Hong Kong for creative industries. ...




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