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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Why fiction is the new reality for acclaimed director Cheung King-wai

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... winning the higher education institutions category for students and recent graduates. CreateHK said 24 projects applied to join the competition, of which 22 went forward to the competition: 14 in the professionals category; eight in the higher education group. Though OPUS 1 will be Cheung's first feature, it won't be a complete departure from the factual work that has seen him honoured ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Directors need more city backing, film chief says

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... teams to make their big screen debut. One award of HK$5 million will go to a professional group and two of HK$2 million each to two groups from institutions of higher education. So said ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Canto-pop star Denise Ho vows to fight on for democracy despite mainland backlash

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 04:19pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... the director said. Ho has enjoyed growing success in the Mando-pop market in recent years, with reportedly 80 per cent of her income coming from the mainland. But the Canadian-educated singer says she values democracy and social justice far higher than money. “As a singer and a public figure, my first priority is not money or fame. Those are just a bonus. If I lose the materialistic success, ...

  4. Cantonese opera school proposal to train teens

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... but agreed that the younger an artist could receive training, the higher the chances of them becoming a great performer. Chow said it was up to the Education Bureau to decide if the proposal could ... on who should be supported by public money. An Education Bureau spokesman said it had been in touch with representatives from the city's Cantonese opera sector on the possibilities ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts academy to offer Chinese opera degree course

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... degree course, which will start in September, was aimed at offering students a higher level of study to master the art of Cantonese opera, and also to strengthen the connection between ... of Cantonese opera. The degree programme will double the study time. Walter said that in the past, the study of Cantonese opera was based on an apprenticeship model. But formal education was now ...

  6. Valentine's Day seduces the singles market

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to Friday night. 'Our membership has increased by 40 per cent, to 20,000 over the past year, and many are single women who are well-educated, smart and good-looking,' she said. 'It's difficult for them to find the right match as they have higher requirements.' And singles felt less pressure when it comes to Valentine's Day, she said. 'Unlike in the past, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Estimated cost of Chinese opera centre more than doubles to HK$2.7b

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Kowloon Cultural District Authority announced. Disclosure of a higher cost estimate signals that the authority is under financial pressure to complete its project. One academic speculated ... close to the authority later said it had arrived at a higher figure, of about HK$20 billion, in an internal calculation. Lam, the authority's chairwoman, declined to comment on the total ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    The warrior of the arts talks strategy

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... contract for the director's job. The fate of the campus has seen students and alumni staging protests and organising petitions. In the face of the higher rent demand, they held an auction ... be ivory towers. Artists don't opt out of life; they opt in. Connection with the outside world is very important." Aiken understands this well, as both a veteran arts educator ...

  9. HK music firms seek court order to force disclosure of illegal file-sharers

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and education, urging internet users to respect intellectual property and give up illegal uploading and downloading music. But it wasn't very effective,' Mr Hung said. He cited similar cases ... released. The compensation we seek could be higher because they were unreleased songs.' Since 2000, sales of Chinese music have plunged 60.5 per cent, on top of a 43.7 per cent decrease between ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong opera trying to find its voice to keep up with other cities

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to produce," Mok says. The cost of producing original works is even higher. He cites the case of Dr Sun Yat-sen, a 2011 Opera Hong Kong production commemorating the centenary of the 1911 Revolution ... talented singers from taking part in the programme. Yuen believes that grooming an audience can improve the situation. "It's art, not pop music. It's important to educate the public ...




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