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Commemorative Activities for the Centenary of 1911 Revolution

The year 2011 marks the centenary of China’s 1911 Revolution. The Antiquities and Monuments Office organizes the following special lectures to join in celebration of the centenary. The lectures will be held at the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre. The lectures will be conducted in Cantonese. Free admission and all are welcome.
Date Topic Speaker
8 Oct 2011
(Sat)
3 – 5 p.m.
Fortified Structure in Ha Pak Nai, Yuen Long and the 1911 Revolution Dr. Lau Chi Pang
Co-ordinator,
Hong Kong and South China Historical Research
Programme,
Lingnan University
9 Oct 2011
(Sun)
3 – 5 p.m.
Symbols in Revolution: From Huanghuagang to Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum: Reflections on the Centenary of the 1911 Revolution Dr. Ting Sun Pao Joseph
Adjunct Professor
Department of History,
The Chinese University
of Hong Kong
22 Oct 2011
(Sat)
3 – 5 p.m.
Political Comments and Images: the 1911 Revolution in Newspapers Professor Chow Kai Wing
Department of History,
Hong Kong Baptist University
6 Nov 2011
(Sun)
3 – 5 p.m.
History and Conservation of the Residence of Ip Ting-sz Mr. Ng Chi Wo
Assistant Curator
Antiquities and Monuments Office
Docent Services at Fortified Structure at Ha Pak Nai
The Fortified Structure at No.55 Ha Pak Nai was declared as a monument in June 2011. It was built by Mr. Tang Yam-nam who actively participated in the revolutionary movements led by Dr. Sun Yat-sen in the early 20th century. Outside the Structure, docents will lead the participants to appreciate the architectural features of the monuments and reminisce about the life of Mr. Tang in relation to the Revolution (interior of the Structure is not opened at the moment). Details of the docent services are as below:

Docent Service for Public
From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on 10 October 2011 (Monday). First come, first served. Docent Service will be conducted in Cantonese.

School Guided Tour
"Ha Pak Nai Fortified Structure" School Guided Tour (Deadline: 22 September 2011)


Special Arrangements Under Inclement Weather Conditions

• Typhoon Signal No.3 or above is hoisted or Red/Black Rainstorm Warning is issued 3 hours before the docent services begin: Activities will be cancelled, including those scheduled to take place after the signal/warning has been lowered.
• Typhoon Signal No.3 is hoisted or Red/Black Rainstorm Warning is issued during the docent services: Activities will be cancelled immediately.


Online Exhibition
Residence of Ip Ting-Sz at Lin Ma Hang Tsuen, Sha Tau Kok (14.5MB)(Produced in October 2011)


Online Video
Residence of Ip Ting-Sz(Produced in November 2011)





Related links:
"Commemorative programs for the centenary of 1911 Revolution"
(Webpage of Home Affairs Bureau. Available in Chinese only.)

Selected Library Resources on China’s 1911 Revolution and
Hong Kong in the Hong Kong Public Libraries


Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum

Sun Yat-sen Heritage Trail pamphlet and booklet (page 1 to 21 and page 22 to 41)


 
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