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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

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

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Fuzzy vision and problematic leadership- not delays and rising costs- are the cultural district's biggest problems, say board members West Kowloon vision: Time to rethink? Sixteen years after the idea of building ...

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    Freedom helps Sundance shine

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Vivienne Chow

    ... first Asian mini-festival, the event's directors said independent voices on the mainland deserved respect, but that censorship was a barrier to artistic growth- put in focus by last ... Selects include the winner of the grand jury prize and audience award at January's Sundance: Whiplash, a drama focused on a student-teacher relationship at a music academy in New York. ...

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    Need a hand in marriage? Then ask an embroiderer

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:04am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... longevity, happiness and wealth are the focus of the ng fook wa and its lighter version siu ng fook. Ciu gwa refers to more modern designs. Wedding costumes could be further classified by the density ...

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    Declaration of independence for M+- but museum won't open until 2018

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... will oversee policy and development for the entire site, the M+ board will focus on developing the museum's own mandate and vision, as well as its operations. Under the museum's acquisition ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Delve into the past and travel the world at the Hong Kong Book Fair

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by AMY NIP AND SARAH KARACS

    ... A themed exhibition focuses on Hong Kong's publishing history. Visitors can see examples of old printing and historical books or take a closer look at more recent publications from the past ... a series of books on local culture and history to celebrate the anniversary, according to deputy manager Mok Yat-fung. One of the books focuses on post-war architecture, much of which has been ...

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    Literature lovers camp out overnight as Hong Kong Book Fair begins

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:42pm by BRIAN YAP

    ... exhibition focuses on Hong Kong's publishing history. Visitors can see examples of old printing and historical books or take a closer look at more recent publications from the past two decades. ...

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    How ziplining nomadic tribesmen could help to change people's perception of entrepreneurs

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip

    ... to provide a "counterpoint to the mainstream media consensus about some of today's most important issues". The first edition focused on "people who are not rich, but deserve to be celebrated", while the second edition- to be published in December- focuses on entrepreneurship. "Ninety-nine per cent of entrepreneurs never went to business school and never had a franchise... ...

  8. News - China - CULTURE

    Does Xi Jinping look like South Korean TV star? Chinese first lady makes allusion on Seoul visit

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:25pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... will look like Xi?” wrote a commentator from Beijing. Peng will focus on cultural exchange during her visit, accordnig to Chinese news agency Xinhua.  Also at the tour of Changdeokgung Place Complex ...

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    Budget injection may lead to clash in museums' local art focus

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

    ... - to strengthen their focus on Hong Kong art and ink art revealed a pressing need to clarify their roles with that of M+, Lars Nittve said. "This could have consequences for our positioning," ... of Art and the Heritage Museum focuses on Hong Kong so as to reflect the development and cultural identity of Hong Kong art," he said. "We are conscious of the need to co-ordinate ...

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    Warning- handle heritage with care: Government warned treasures could be lost

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 02:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... ICH inventory, warned that focusing too much on making money by turning certain heritage rituals into spectacles for tourists would distort their original meaning. "Some ...




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