Edinburgh

Book of Deer

Who started it? Born in Edinburgh to a Scottish mother and Chinese father, Hong Kong-raised Eilidh Ho, 25, launched Book of Deer in 2010.

Sunday, 29 April, 2012, 12:00am

Musicarama 2010: Four Gig Heads Percussion Group

The local percussion ensemble play works such as Leung Chi-hin's Striking in the Tornado, Christopher Coleman's Four Gig Bags and Fung Dic-lun's Do You Hear the Bells Sing ...? Oct 6, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1630

6 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Ning Feng

The Chinese violinist gives a recital of works by Mozart, Grieg, Kriesler, Zha Hankun, Li Zili and Sarasate. Oct 5, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180, HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290

5 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

B-Boyz & Ballerina

South Korea's Gorilla Crew's (above) dance production about a ballerina who falls in love with a break-dancer. An International Arts Carnival programme. Today, 3pm, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

8 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Opera HK Gala Concert

Wang Hongxing, Liu Songhu (above), Sun Xiuwei, Yu Guanqun and others perform works by Rossini, Puccini, Mozart, Bizet and Verdi. Fri, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$80-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303

29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Know Your Mendelssohn

Yip Wing-sie (left) presents and conducts the HK Sinfonietta in a concert with an all-Mendelssohn programme. Violinist Le Hoai-nam features and Lynn Yau is a special guest. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

16 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

The Sight of Time

Robert Cahen's films and videos about time, space, memory and perception are on view, including Transitions in Black (above). Daily, 11am-8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central. Inquiries: www.frenchmay.com. Ends Jun 3 (artist's talk and screening tomorrow, 8pm, Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free).

28 May 2008 - 12:00am

New life in Edinburgh wears well on HK couple

There are many paths Hongkongers take to becoming entrepreneurs, but the roads seldom end in Scotland.

For Raymond Lo Wai-man, a former Hong Kong policeman, and his accountant wife, Carole Tong Ching-man, it began with a desire to visit relatives in Edinburgh and find a quiet place to raise their daughter.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

The Balmoral, Edinburgh

Where is it? The Balmoral is in the heart of Edinburgh's main shopping area. A few blocks away are the cobblestoned lanes of the city's old town and the historic buildings of the Royal Mile. Many of the guestrooms have stunning views of the city skyline and Edinburgh Castle, the top tourist attraction, which is perched regally above the Scottish capital.

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Frogz

Imago Theatre from the US present an array of acrobatic frogs, penguins playing musical chairs (right) and giant, wandering lizards that comically try to act like humans. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, (Sat-Jul 16 also at 3pm), HK City Hall, Theatre, Edinburgh Place, Central, $100-$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Through Our Eyes: A Photographic View of Hong Kong by Its Youth

A non-profit photographic project to promote education among youth with images by Form 2 students. Daily, 11am-9pm, Multi-Purpose Court, SportX, Level 2, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, TST. Inquiries: 2232 0088. Ends Feb 27

One Up One Down The Friendly Plain Weave

21 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Transmutation of Vision and Resonance

Installations by Leung Kui-ting. 1.30pm-5.30pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, HK University, 94 Bonham Rd, Pokfulam, free. Inquiries: 2241 5500. Ends today

Jewellery Fever

7 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Homeless return from Edinburgh adventure

Dawn Hong Kong China, the pioneering special team formed by eight homeless people returned to the SAR yesterday from their World Cup adventure in Scotland.

Dawn took 21st place in the 27-team Homeless World Cup (HWC) staged in the capital Edinburgh.

27 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

PICK OF THE DAY

Royal Asiatic

Society Lecture

Architect Alex Hui

Yat-chuen discusses the 19th-century architectural history of the Central Police Compound and Victoria Prison. In English. Today, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 8/F High Block, Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2813 7500

16 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Edinburgh lawyer shows Tam around eerie castle

Chapter 3

The wet evening mist clung to Tam's boots as he walked down the short flight of stairs into the entrance hall. The light was so bad that for a few moments he was unaware of an old man standing in the middle of the room waiting for him.

'Good evening, Mr MacWain. Welcome to your new home.' The old man's voice boomed like a cannon off the dark stone walls.

21 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

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