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  1. 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 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: All-American Ads of the 40s, by Jim Heimann and W.R. Wilkerson III

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... was geared towards the war effort: Americans were making stuff, buying stuff, and pushing savings and pocket change to fund the conflict. There was an implicit economic opportunity in the war, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Four Hongkongers in running for Sovereign Asian Art Prize

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Four Hong Kong artists are on this year's list of 30 finalists vying for the region's biggest art award, the Sovereign Asian Art Prize. And some of them took the opportunity to call for better funding and support for artists in the city, saying the private sector could not continue to drive development in the arts. Among the award finalists announced yesterday were ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    China dusts off 1930s film classics in culture war

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... to fund five to 10 "influential" films, and offer the domestic industry some tax breaks. "It must be recognised we are in a full state of competition with American films," ...

  5. 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

    ... – that her family bought for her grandmother’s funeral. “I found that quite funny,” Lui says. “Is there a wealth gap in the underworld as well, since rich people can afford to buy more offerings?” ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Tai O's private heritage museum will be history in just two years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... the life and heritage of the fishing village on Lantau, much of which consists of houses built on stilts above the water. Despite being established entirely with private funds, admission is free. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Declaration of independence for M+- but museum won't open until 2018

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... hub's vast basement, through which traffic will pass to ensure the area above ground is free of vehicles. Filibustering of several controversial funding requests has led to a backlog ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: What Do You Pack? If You Are Never Coming Back, by Roberto Di Marco

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:16pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... in a motorcycle accident in Pattaya, and that his wife has inherited his considerable wealth. But is Vincent's death accident or murder? The widower goes to find out. This is one of 15 remarkable ... and moves into the house Vincent bought. But he begins to suspect her of ordering the killing of his friend and moves out. What is best about this book is the wealth of detail. Each chapter ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    How ziplining nomadic tribesmen could help to change people's perception of entrepreneurs

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip

    ... who are they?" asked Gift's founder, Chandran Nair, yesterday. Nair wants to challenge the conception linking wealth to successful entrepreneurship and instead give credit ...

  10. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    How a Chinese government decree could take the glimmer out of Vienna's Golden Music Hall

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... in Vienna’, and declare themselves famous.” In its notice, the ministry said it has banned any unapproved use of government funds for the rental of illustrious venues. Only concerts approved ...




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