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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Doubts cast on Jockey Club's role in Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to bidders' concerns over the Jockey Club's management of a heritage and contemporary art project in Central, calling for the selection process for its operator to be more transparent. Artist ... then the Jockey Club is the expert. But since it is an arts and cultural project, leave it to the professionals," he said. "The operator should be independent." The criticism arose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1276277/doubts-cast-jockey-clubs-role-central-police-station-project
  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Museum of History: A modern-day marvel in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... at the Museum of History today, in the first exhibition of its kind in Hong Kong. "The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia"- which explores the period from 3,500BC to 539BC of the area that today includes parts of Iraq, Syria and Turkey- showcases objects from the British Museum's Middle East Department. It is the first time Hong Kong has held an exhibition of Mesopotamian artefacts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138824/museum-history-modern-day-marvel-ancient-mesopotamia
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    One million people visit Hong Kong book fair in record turnout

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Amy Nip

    ... week-long Book Fair saw a record high turnout of more than a million people, up from 980,000 last year. An hour before the doors closed on the annual fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition ... the film adaptation of which will hit the cinemas next week, sold out in days. He said sales remained similar to last year. Watch: Crowds descend on Hong Kong's annual book fair Major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557314/hong-kong-book-fair-visitors-hit-1m-event-draws-close
  6. 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

    ... Kong Jockey Club; he will be leading the orchestra in performing all four Brahms symphonies and, with local pianist Rachel Cheung, a performance of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. There will also ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1485856/action-star-jackie-chan-wish-list-perform-hong-kong-philharmonic
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Bureaucracy may be wing chun kung fu master's biggest foe

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 03:42am by BRIAN YAP

    ... Yip Man. The Guangdong provincial authorities built a lavish memorial for Yip Man, he says, while the Hong Kong authorities have been slow even to recognise Yip Man's most famous pupil: ... Watch: Ip Chun, son of Ip Man, reveals the secret of Wing Chun "We applied to Guangdong and Hong Kong for intangible cultural heritage status in 2009. While we were granted the status ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589448/bureaucracy-may-be-wing-chun-kung-fu-masters-biggest-foe
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Need a hand in marriage? Then ask an embroiderer

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

    ... They are one of the 480 items on the government's intangible cultural heritage inventory published in June. The intricate processes involved in creating traditional Hong Kong outfits- some would ... to make." Hau then showed a typical Chinese bridal costume seen at many Hong Kong wedding banquets nowadays. The Chinese knot buttons have been replaced by a zip, and the ribbons of cloth are gone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588846/need-hand-marriage-then-ask-embroiderer
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Street life: Hong Kong in the 1950s as seen through a teenage photographer's lens

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Ho Fan's photographs of old Hong Kong will go on display in a new hotel Lensman looks back with nostalgia When Ho Fan took up street photography in the 1950s, ... would be the end of them if they fell. But what can you do when you are poor? Hong Kong people are daring in challenging times," he said. Despite harsh circumstances, there were some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570201/photographer-ho-fans-pictures-old-hong-kong-go-display-new-hotel
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    The curds and the way: Why tofu pudding is part of our cultural heritage

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:12am by Jessie Lau

    ... into a container atop the worn kitchen tiles. He is making tofu pudding and his actions are now considered part of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage- with traditional bean curd recipes one ... is a bean curd factory and restaurant that specialises in making traditional and sesame-flavoured tofu pudding, or tau foo fa. Watch: What's white, smooth and yummy, and a Hong Kong favourite? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587924/all-about-curds-and-way

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