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Paper Folding

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What you'll need:

Square paper (9cm x 9cm)

Steps

1. Fold the paper in half and fold again. You should get two square flaps.

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 12:00am

Picture-perfect paper creations

Apart from historical walk-up buildings, To Kwa Wan is home to Hong Kong's one and only origami studio. Two of our junior reporters met its founder, origami master Saga Chan Hin-chung, there. He taught them how to turn paper into a penguin, whale and bird, and even combine the three into a mermaid. Check out what they learned ...

Devotion for origami

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Plenty of paperwork

Origami, or the art of folding paper, is said to have originated in China as early as the Sui dynasty (581-618), when Buddhist monks, travelling to Korea and Japan, brought with them gifts of paper folded into different shapes.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Paper folders are model students

Lai Jiawei, the founder of Ipaperart Workshop, is a master of origami - transforming ordinary paper into artwork. Since it opened in 2009, his Guangzhou studio has attracted all sorts of interested parties, from IT engineers and marketing managers to college students.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

No folds barred

Like many youngsters, Kade Chan Pak-hei was a keen gamer when he was in primary school. When he entered secondary school, however, his interest waned.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Swiss artist folds his childhood hobby into art, crease by crease

We've all made a paper plane at some point in our life, but Swiss artist Sipho Mabona has taken his childhood hobby to a new level.

Mabona was in town on Monday to open an exhibition of his origami work at Telford Plaza in Kowloon Bay. He has created 18 paper goldfish for the mall's Lunar New Year display.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Small wonders

All schoolchildren learn to make paper planes when they are young, but one man has taken his hobby to a whole new height.

Edwin Cho Chi-kong has always had a passion for model planes. Like most good hobbies, it started in his youth, when he made model aircraft from plastic kits bought from toy stores.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Paper cranes for Japan

Seven schools participated in Young Post's 'From Hong Kong to Japan with Love' campaign for Save The Children (STC). Students at the schools made thousands of origami paper cranes, wrote hundreds of messages for the children in STC safe areas, and raised HK$5,524.50 in total. Donations from YP's team boosted the sum to HK$6,274.50.

13 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Show your love for Japan's children

Young Post is running the 'From Hong Kong with Love' campaign to support Save the Children (STC) work in Japan. STC has set up child-friendly spaces for those who lost their homes in the earthquake and tsunami. Make an origami crane, write a message on its wings and make a donation to help STC create more safe areas.

31 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

From HK to Japan with all our love

When a disaster such as the earthquake that struck Japan happens, it is really hard to find ways to reach the victims and show our support and compassion.

In Japan, folding a thousand origami paper cranes is a symbol of good luck, happiness and peace. Why not show the Japanese people our support through their own tradition and make a thousand origami cranes (or more!)?

23 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

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