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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's literary festival adds food and music to its repertoire

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL AU

    ... into the festival?" Apart from prize-winning authors and poets, this year's festival will also feature food writers, chefs as well as musicians. The headliners include: Tracy Griffith, author of Sushi ... programme. Although food and music are designated as this year's theme, Lim maintains that the festival will stay true to its literary roots. "It's getting bigger every year and we ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Vice-chairman post created in reshuffle of arts hub authority

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by Olga Wong

    ... Cheng Kar-shun. Adrian Cheng launched New World's K11 art mall project in Tsim Sha Tsui. The new appointments will take effect next Thursday and will last two years until October 2016. The outgoing members, who served for six years, are architect Raymond Fung Wing-kee, lawmaker Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, academics Lee Chack-fan and Jenny So Fong-suk, pan-democrat politician Sin Chung-kai, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    An author's advice: Live true to yourself, says Nobel winner Gao Xingjian

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by Oliver Chou

    ... Chinese writer to win the prize when it was translated into English 14 years ago. "There are many ways of reading it, but [it's] definitely not about searching [for] my national roots, ... novelist, dramatist, painter and thinker. But in recent years he's also done poetry and films," Liu said. Gao's latest film, Requiem for Beauty, will premiere in Hong Kong a week from ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Vladimir Ashkenazy's 'special gift to Hong Kong'

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by Oliver Chou

    ... protest crowd when he could find a moment. "I simply want to be there and to be one of them in a way, and want to contribute something positive," said the 77-year-old maestro. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's Hindus pray for city's prosperity in Diwali festival

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Maharaj Hitesh Bhardwaj, the joint chief priest at the Kowloon Hindu Mandir, a Hindu temple in Tsim Sha Tsui. Diwali, meaning "rows of lighted lamps", marks the new year and celebrates ... other legends to the Diwali festivities. Prayers are made to the goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, to ask for good health and business success in the coming year. Alongside prayers for health ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Chan Koon-chung believes a fresh approach is needed for the city’s post-handover years Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author Hong Kong's pre-handover ... is such a gorgeous narrative it could make one cry," said Chan, whose futuristic novel, The Fat Years, has been translated into 14 languages since it was published in 2009. "But the story is gone ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Russian ready to take up the baton

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... situation in Hong Kong when I accepted the invitation last week," the 67-year old conductor said. Noting the difference between Hong Kong's "smoothly fighting" scuffles ... Tsui. A Russian national who has lived in Amsterdam for 20 years, Sinaisky said he got information from the Russian and Dutch television services through which he got "very different ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... orchestra in Beijing 60 years ago, Yan Huichang, his successor, led the band in five of Peng's opuses. The big bang on the gong that opened Song of the General set the tone for the evening. ... concerts. The Indomitable Su Wu for zhonghu, the viola-equivalent, and orchestra is a masterpiece- a narrative of Su, an envoy who was in exile for 19 years during the Han dynasty. Loneliness ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Philharmonic conductor cancels two concerts due to shoulder injury

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... Very sadly I have to cancel my concerts in Hong Kong, Chicago and Dallas." Speaking exclusively to the Sunday Morning Post from his Amsterdam home, the 53-year-old Dutchman said his right ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Show of defiance closes City Hall for first time since 1962

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Oliver Chou

    ... the sudden closure of the city's first professional performance venue was all but unprecedented in its 52-year history. As police launched a crackdown that was rare in its heavy-handedness, ... which hit Hong Kong shortly after the hall's opening in 1962, I don't recall the hall being closed, not even during severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003 or the fire a year ...




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