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  1. HK launches literature festival to promote local writers

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.27pm: The 5th Hong Kong Literature Festival- one of the territory?s major literary events which aims to promote literature and writers- began on Friday afternoon, the Government Information Service said. With the theme of 'New Vision of Literature', the festival features a variety of programmes including an exhibition showcasing more than 160 portraits ...

  2. Lo Wai-luen- Literary scholar and educator

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lau Kit-wai Propelled by a passion for literature and after more than four decades of hard work, Lo Wai-luen has almost single-handedly restored the face of Hong Kong's literary past, cultivating an oasis in the cultural desert. Lo, a former professor of Chinese language and literature at Chinese University (CUHK), helped set up the university's Hong Kong Literature Database. ...

  3. Top poets hit the city

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dragomoshchenko, the leading representative of language poetry in modern Russian literature, and popular Japanese poet Shuntaro Tanikawa. Panel discussions will be held in English and Putonghua at various ...

  4. Perfect harmony

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Perry So Pak-hin and Anna Christina Graber were engaged in Celle, Germany, on July 5 last year. They met at Yale University when Graber, from Dallas, Texas, was studying for her bachelor's degree in history and Hong Kong-born So was studying comparative literature. Graber, 25, who is pursuing a doctorate degree in Russian history at Yale, and So, 29, who ...

  5. 'Decadent' China Rouge lures a crowd to Macau

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... world-class acts will perform for their well-heeled audiences, was influenced by motifs from Chinese literature. Dutch diva Laura Fygi flew in especially for the March 30-31 opening party to serenade ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... movement have sneaked back into China through Central Asia. Party celebrates its history through literature Senior officials of the Central Party Literature Research Centre will hold a press conference today on compiling literature about the Communist Party, including publications on its history. This year is the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. First big debate ...

  7. Spreading the word

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This is, therefore, something of a milestone. Yet, even while savouring the reflected glow of this accolade, those familiar with contemporary Chinese literature might wonder why it has taken so ... of direct causality here. It is likely that greater international recognition of Asian literature would have come about of its own accord, Asian literary prize or no; certain national literatures ...

  8. Preserver of Hong Kong's literary history

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee It hurts Lo Wai-luen to walk up the narrow, winding staircase that links the Hong Kong literature research centre to the rooms where her assistants work inside Chinese ... post at the CUHK in August 2002, the 66-year-old writer and teacher of Chinese literature for nearly four decades spends a couple of days a week at the literature research centre- a treasure ...

  9. Wordsmiths in push for literary museum

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Local writers and literary critics are pressing for a literature museum in the West Kowloon Cultural District. They want to use the future arts hub's 'other arts ... star writers: 'Public knowledge about local literature is limited to martial-arts novels by Louis Cha, science fiction by Ni Kuang, and popular romance writers. But the arts hub should ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LITERARY FESTIVAL The fifth Hong Kong Literature Festival, which will run from tomorrow until July 18, offers a wide range of activities for literary enthusiasts. The theme of this year's festival is 'New Vision of Literature'. There will be an exhibition comprising the works of more than 160 Hong Kong writers, including manuscripts, literary supplements ...




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