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  1. Classical musicians strike a serious note in fund-raising to promote sport for youth

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Hong Kong guitarist Christopher Wong Man-kam and British-Chinese pianist Evelyn Chang played classical music while writer Nury Vittachi emceed at the Sports for Youth Foundation's fund-rasing party at the Island Shangri-La Hotel on Saturday night. Wong, who studied at Yale University School of Music and has performed with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, played ...

  2. Chips for children

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... for dinner. Chief organiser Sophia Harilela gave a speech, Ed Jordan and Nury Vittachi were emcees, tenor Peter Brocklehurst was in fine voice and Enrico Kwong sent couples onto the dance floor ...

  3. Money matters when it comes to bedtime reading

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... by former Lai See writer Nury Vittachi. The books tell the story of May Moon, a girl with no pocket money, who learns the art of accountancy to eventually land a cool $33 million by the end ...

  4. Book lover revels in spreading the gospel of the printed word

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... Suzanne Dennis As managing director of online bookseller Paddyfield.com and co-organiser of the Hong Kong Literary Festival, Elaine Leung wants to ignite her passion for the printed word in others. Three years ago Ms Leung's love of books led her to accept an invitation from the literary festival's co-founders, Nury Vittachi and Jane Camens, to come on board and assist ...

  5. Read all about it

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Pico Iyer is one of the most accomplished in the genre. His wry humour meets the fast wit of Hong Kong's Nury Vittachi as the pair discuss Iyer's recent work. On the same bill, ...

  6. New year resolutions

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to start'. I also want to focus on a plan for my fifth book and rearrange my lecture focus to be less academic, more suited for the layman.' Nury Vittachi writer/humorist?Nury?s top 10 ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Worldwide's upcoming 'Writers Workshop with Nury Vittachi: Christians retake the media'. Vittachi, who formerly penned this column and is also a dedicated Sunday school teacher, will teach ...

  8. Participants

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Kaiser is a Hong Kong resident teacher and poet. His first collection, Food Court, was published in 2003. His work has been published in Canada, Britain, the US and Hong Kong. Leung Ping-kwan was born and raised in Hong Kong. His many identities i ...

  9. Prize aims to nurture writers in the region

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Wood A major new literary prize to recognise the work of Asian writers was launched last night at the Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival. The Man Asian Literary Prize, which aims to bring the work of Asian writers to the attention of the ...

  10. Man adds muscle to local literary festival

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... of financial services firm Man Investments affirms the progress of Hong Kong's four-year-old festival, according to Nury Vittachi, general manager of the event. 'Man's involvement in the Booker Prize is the most famous arts sponsorship in history,' Vittachi comments. 'It's fabulous to be part of that relationship. We've put a lot of effort into making ...




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