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Friends of Heritage Monthly Bulletin

Bulletin of Friends of Heritage - January 2007

Activity (1)

Guided Visit to St. Joseph's Chapel at Yim Tin Tsai Village, Sai Kung

St. Joseph's Chapel at Yim Tin Tsai Village, Sai Kung is one of the oldest chapels in Hong Kong, the restoration project of the Chapel has won the Award of Merit of 2005 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation. To enhance FOH's knowledge on this historic building, Ms. Anna Kwong, project manager for the restoration project of St. Joseph's Chapel, will be invited to give a guided tour for our FOH at the site. Details of the tour are as follows:

Date : 14 January 2007 (Sunday)
Time : 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Assemble Time : 2:15 p.m.
Assemble Place : Sai Kung Public Pier
Quota :30 persons
Docent : Ms. Anna Kwong
(Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects)
Contents : Ms. Kwong will give an introduction on the history and architectural features of the Chapel
Application & Enquiry: Mr. Fan (Tel:2208 4407)
Remarks :
  1. The tour will be conducted in Cantonese.
  2. This activity is restricted to Friends of Heritage only.
  3. Successful applicants will be chosen by a ballot and notified individually.
  4. We'll take a boat to the site, participants have to pay for their own transportation fee ($30/ person, round-trip). The traveling time will last for about 10 mins.
Deadline for Application: 8 January 2007 (Monday)

Activity (2)

Special Lectures in January

13.1.07Heritage at Outlying IslandsMr. Shum Si
27.1.07St. Michael's Cemetery at Happy ValleyRev. Louis Ha

Time:3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Quota:110 seats; first come, first served.
  1. No enrollment is needed.
  2. Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before each lecture starts.
  3. FOH will get 2 hours of activity record for attending this lecture.
Fee:Free admission

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