ICH Fun Day

Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Organised by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office
Event Partner: Hulu Culture

 

 

Master Class – The Sewing Technique of Hong Kong-style Cheongsam Demonstration

(Muse Fest Special Activity Series' event)

Master Class – The Sewing Technique of Hong Kong-style Cheongsam Demonstration

 

"The Sewing Techniques of Hong Kong-style Cheongsam and Kwan Kwa Wedding Costume" is one of the items on the first Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong. Men's cheongsam is socially significant, as it symbolises seniority amongst clansmen in the New Territories. The sewing techniques of women's cheongsam took up both Eastern and Western costume designs, which slowly developed a distinct look that is unique to Hong Kong. In this event, cheongsam sewing master will explain the different steps behind the making of a cheongsam, such that participants can learn more about this ICH item.

 

Date

7 July 2018 (Saturday)

Time

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Venue

Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre
(Sam Tung Uk Museum, 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan)

Demonstrator

Master Fung Yau Choi (Senior master of Cheongsam sewing)

Quota

20 (15 for online registration, 5 for walk-in registration)

Fee

Free

Language

Cantonese

 

 

Know More about Hakka Unicorn Dance – Demonstrate and Experience

Know More about Hakka Unicorn Dance – Demonstrate and Experience

 

The activity of "Hakka Unicorn Dance in Hang Hau in Sai Kung" has been practised for more than 200 years. The Hakka people believe that the Chinese Unicorn, or qilin, is all-rounded, humble, polite, prudent, curious, educated and well-mannered, highlights the virtues of their community. On grand traditional celebratory occasions, inauguration of ancestral halls, moving into new homes, weddings and birthday parties, there would be a unicorn dance to ward off evil and bring good luck to everyone. In this event, participants will learn about the etiquette and cultural meaning of the traditional Hakka Unicorn through demonstration and personal experience.

 

Date

7 July 2018 (Saturday)

Time

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Venue

Bamboo Theatre, Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre
(Sam Tung Uk Museum, 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan)

Demonstrator

Joint Association of Traditional Hakka Unicorn in Sai Kung and Hang Hau Hong Kong

Quota

60 (first come, first served.)

Fee

Free

Language

Cantonese

 

 

Hong Kong-style Cheongsam Sewing Technique Sharing cum Cheongsam Fashion Show

(Muse Fest Special Activity Series' event)

Hong Kong-style Cheongsam Sewing Technique Sharing cum Cheongsam Fashion Show

 

"The Sewing Techniques of Hong Kong-style Cheongsam and Kwan Kwa Wedding Costume" is one of the items on the first Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong. Men's cheongsam is socially significant, as it symbolises seniority amongst clansmen in the New Territories. The sewing techniques of women's cheongsam took up both Eastern and Western costume designs, which slowly developed a distinct look that is unique to Hong Kong. There are two parts in this event. First, models will be wearing and performing in women's cheongsam designed and made by students of Fashion Design of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. Then, a seasoned cheongsam sewing master will share the styles and types of cheongsam, as well as explain the steps for making one.

 

Date

7 July 2018 (Saturday)

Time

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Venue

Bamboo Theatre, Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre
(Sam Tung Uk Museum, 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan)

Instructor

Master Chow So Mui (Senior master of Cheongsam sewing)

Quota

60 (first come, first served.)

Fee

Free

Language

Cantonese

 

 

Master Class - The Secrets of Making Hakka Rice Dumpling with Iye and Food Tasting

 Master Class - The Secrets of Making Rice Dumpling with Iye and Food Tasting

 

"Rice dumplings with lye making technique" is an item on the ICH inventory of Hong Kong. Wrapped in bamboo leaves, rice dumplings with lye are a popular food of Dragon Boat Festival, which are made from the ashes of fruit tree branches and glutinous rice. In this event, the instructor will share the steps and know-hows of making the rice dumplings. Participants will also be tasting this ICH food.

 

Date

7 July 2018 (Saturday)

Time

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Venue

Bamboo Theatre, Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre
(Sam Tung Uk Museum, 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan)

Instructor

Mr Lau Man Choi (Secretary of Joint Association of Traditional Hakka Unicorn in Sai Kung and Hang Hau Hong Kong)

Quota

40 (first come, first served.)

Fee

Free

Language

Cantonese

 

 

Chit-chat ICH

Chit-chat ICH

 

Amongst the 20 items inscribed on the first Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong, ten have been included in the national list. "The Stories of ICH" will highlight the 10 other recommended items, including Nanyin, Spring and Autumn Ancestral Worship of Clans, Tin Hau Festival in Hong Kong, Mid-Autumn Festival – the Pok Fu Lam Fire Dragon Dance, Taoist Ritual Tradition of the Zhengyi School, Sek Pun (Basin Feast), Hong Kong-style Milk Tea Making Technique, Paper Crafting Technique, The Sewing Techniques of Hong Kong-style Cheongsam and Kwan Kwa Wedding Costume and Bamboo Theatre Building Technique. Mr Patrick Pat will be discussing the characteristics, significance and spirit of these local cultural items in a dynamic and interactive way. ICH is a wonderful marriage of everyday life and art: the wisdom of locals is built up with traditions that have been handed down the generations. It originates from everyday life but rises above everyday life! Let's delve into the stories of ICH!

 

Date

7 July 2018 (Saturday)

Time

5:00 – 5:45 pm

Venue

Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre
(Sam Tung Uk Museum, 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan)

Speaker

Mr Patrick Pat (Senior drama and cultural and educational worker)

Quota

25 (20 for online registration, 5 for walk-in registration)

Fee

Free

Language

Cantonese

 

2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan

(852) 2851 6134

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