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[Hi! Houses] Hong Kong Old Houses X Contemporary Art

Some of the old houses in Hong Kong are conserved in the form of museums that preserve and present the original or period furniture and artifacts inside. People start getting unfamiliar and unconnected to the things that belong to the previous centuries along with the rapid development. The Art Promotion Office presents a project called “Hi! Houses” that aims to make …

Asif Ghafoor - March 24, 2017

What is Chung Yeung Festival (重陽節) ?

Chung Yeung festival (重陽節), otherwise known as as the Double-Ninth, the Festival of High Places or Autumn Remembrance, has been celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month for millennia. Similar to the Ching Ming Festival in spring, the Chung Yeung Festival is a special day of ancestor memorials. On this day, entire families congregate at cemeteries to engage in …

Asif Ghafoor - October 7, 2016