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  1. 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

    ... Kong's flagship orchestra is bound to be affected if the row over political reform flares up, its musical chief says. Jaap van Zweden, who last week opened his third season as music director 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591201/reform-row-could-hit-sour-note-hk-phil
  2. 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

    ... and conformity to the “system”. He felt that Hong Kong’s political atmosphere and increasing self-censorship was already putting creative freedom at stake and said the attacks on free speech ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581712/will-happen-hong-kong-inside-shutdown-beijings-independent-film
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    In Scenes of Guangdong concert, musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... is a musical journey. The concert takes the audience to the historic world of Chiu Chow music, which is on the national list of intangible cultural heritage as well as Hong Kong's own inventory. ... for the night. Watch: How a descendant of ancient Chinese music is being kept alive in Hong Kong "The geography and the language of Chiu Chow have kept the music intact in the area, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594582/scenes-guangdong-concert-musical-journeys-first-notes-sounded-ancient
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Literature lovers camp out overnight as Hong Kong Book Fair begins

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

    ... on political reform to kick off the biggest event on the city's literary calendar. Some of those who queued overnight were students fresh from receiving their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary ... of bookworms queued up in Wan Chai on Wednesday morning for Hong Kong’s biggest annual book fair, with some having camped out overnight to be among the first to hit the booths. The Hong Kong Book Fair, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555367/literature-lovers-camp-out-overnight-hong-kong-book-fair-begins
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Youth Barbershop: Indie band with a razor-sharp political message

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... razor-sharp political message When Marvin Gaye sang What's Going On everyone knew he was talking about police brutality, protests and social woes. Now up-and-coming indie three-piece band New ... of political discontent. After all, doesn't every period of social upheaval need a soundtrack? The group came to wider attention when it played in Central on the night of July 1 to entertain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559290/new-youth-barbershop-indie-band-razor-sharp-political-message
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Funeral fashion show to inject life into Hong Kong's Hungry Ghosts Festival

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 11:50am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of hell to roam the human world. Even today in Hong Kong it is common to see people burn offerings and leave food by the roadside for the hungry ghosts. But one local thinks the annual ritual ... ways of seeing and doing things,” Lui said. “In Hong Kong, superstition has gone too far. We idolise the fung shui masters and people still think rich people have better luck because they have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566080/fashion-show-aims-give-new-life-hungry-ghosts-festival-hong-kong
  10. 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

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