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Hong Kong culture

Kam Louie

Hong Kong culture

word and image

by Kam Louie

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Hong Kong University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Popular culture,
  • Civilization,
  • Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-282) and index.

    Other titlesWord and image
    Statementedited by Kam Louie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS796.H75 H624 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25027735M
    ISBN 109888028413
    ISBN 109789888028412
    LC Control Number2011411201
    OCLC/WorldCa613433324

      Originally known as the Standard Chartered International Literary Festival, it sought to foster a multifarious literary culture by bringing to Hong Kong authors, Asian and otherwise, who . Hong Kong culture is a mixture of traditional Han Cantonese ethnic culture of southeastern China and British and Western culture in general. Hong Kongers are being increasingly influenced by the culture of the Mainland Chinese. Their culture .

    The Hong Kong Book Fair (Chinese: 香港書展) is a book fair organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, held annually (usually in the middle of July) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, selling and exhibiting books, printed matter, stationery, printing, compact discs and other multimedia publishing.. The annual exhibition at the City Hall organised by the Hong Kong.   'BOOK-cleansing' measures underway in China with the blessing of President Xi Jinping have disturbing echoes of Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution, and are almost certainly spreading to Hong Kong.

    Earlier this month, we at Hong Kong Tatler Dining were fortunate to be invited to a discussion titled Lost Food: Food, Knowledge, Culture at the Hong Kong Baptist part of a series of talks held .   Hong Kong, special administrative region (Pinyin: tebie xingzhengqu; Wade-Giles romanization: t’e-pieh hsing-cheng-ch’ü) of China, located to the east of the Pearl River (Zhu Jiang) estuary on the south coast of China. The region is bordered by Guangdong province to the north and the South China Sea to the east, south, and west. It consists of Hong Kong .


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