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Hitting the spot with sunset show

Hong Kong Standard 11 Aug 2022
Sunny art with a young twist is coming to the Cultural District soon. The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups are presenting a joint effort called West Kowloon Sunset ...
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Let’s hear it for the ‘King of Kowloon’ – whatever you may have thought of ...

South China Morning Post 06 Aug 2022
Graffiti by the ‘King of Kowloon’ was seen all over that part of Hong Kong and, since his death, has been shown at Art Basel and the Venice Biennale. Whether you liked his work or not, it brightened up the city ... .
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New teaching resources expected to foster passion for Chinese history in HKSAR secondary schools

China Daily 19 Jul 2022
It's not only about history, but it also contains visual art, culture and music," he said. Located in the West Kowloon Cultural District of the HKSAR, the HKPM was open to the public on July 3, with more than 900 treasures from the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing on ...
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New teaching resources to foster passion for Chinese history 

Hong Kong Standard 19 Jul 2022
It's not only about history, but it also contains visual art, culture and music," he said. . Located in the West Kowloon Cultural District, the HKPM was open to the public on July 3, with more than 900 treasures from the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing on ...
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A trove of forbidden treasures

China.dot.org 18 Jul 2022
As a global financial center, the SAR is seeking a new direction of development, transforming the West Kowloon Cultural District into an international arts and cultural community, sitting right next to the international financial center and close to Victoria Harbor ... "It is a museum of Chinese culture and art," Ng said.
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Peeling Paint in Hong Kong Reveals Work of Newly Relevant ‘King’

New York Times 17 Jul 2022
When he was alive, the graffiti of Tsang Tsou-choi, or the “King of Kowloon,” was considered peculiar and personal. In a radically changed city, his mostly vanished art now has a political charge ... .
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Hong Kong Palace Museum opens with treasure trove of rare artifacts

Manila Standard 09 Jul 2022
After five years in the making, the prestigious Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) recently opened as the latest addition to Hong Kong’s arts and cultural offerings and the West Kowloon Cultural District ... The HKPM is a must-visit attraction for arts and culture lovers, and a treasure trove of rare artifacts.
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The Highly Anticipated Hong Kong Palace Museum Officially Opened Its Door

Malaysian National News Agency 06 Jul 2022
HONG KONG, July 5 (Bernama) -- After five years in the making, the prestigious Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) opened yesterday (3 July), as the latest addition to Hong Kong’s arts and cultural offerings and the West Kowloon Cultural District ... of the arts and culture scene.
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The Highly Anticipated Hong Kong Palace Museum Officially Opened its Doors

The Facts 06 Jul 2022
After five years in the making, the prestigious Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) opened on July 3, 2022 as the latest addition to Hong Kong’s arts and cultural offerings and the West Kowloon Cultural District ... The HKPM is a must-visit attraction for arts and culture lovers, and a treasure trove of rare artifacts.
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President Xi hails Hong Kong's innovation, technology development

People Daily 01 Jul 2022
Xi made the remarks during an inspection tour of the Hong Kong Science Park, accompanied by Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam ... On Thursday afternoon, Xi's wife Peng Liyuan visited the Xiqu Center in the West Kowloon Cultural District, which is a venue for the art of Chinese traditional theater ... .
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Winnie Tam to become chair of the board of Palace Museum in September

Hong Kong Standard 29 Jun 2022
... as the chair of the Hong Kong Palace Museum board starting in September, the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority confirmed on Wednesday.  ... Tam has served on the board of West Kowloon since 2016 and has become the chair of the performing arts committee since 2020. .
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New Palace Museum head as doors set to open

Hong Kong Standard 29 Jun 2022
Tam, 60, has served on the board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority since 2016 and has been chairwoman of the Performing Arts Committee since 2020 ... "With her passionate commitment to arts and cultural development and comprehensive knowledge, as well as her understanding ...
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Fantastic Black artists, climate crisis in sound, and a Windrush victory – the week in art

The Observer 24 Jun 2022
Documenta 15 opened in Kassel, Germany, celebrating art collectives with skateboarders and a Bengali bazaar ... Megan Cope creates art out of catastrophe. How Tsang Tsou-choi, the graffiti-daubing King of Kowloon, went from local crank to cult hero ... If you don’t already receive our regular roundup of art and design news via email, please sign up here ... .
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New Palace Museum serves up cultural treats to art lovers

China Daily 15 Jun 2022
Lovers of art and history in Hong Kong are soon to be served up a delectable cultural treat ... As one of the first of the major arts projects to be opened at Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, the Hong Kong Palace Museum will put on changing temporary displays of objects on loan from other places.

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