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Fun in ICH – May Events

Fringe Activities of "The Oral Legacies Series II: The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong" Exhibition

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


"Tailoring Master Class" - Tour of Bamboo Theatre Building Technique in Po Toi Island Tin Hau Festival

Every year, a bamboo theatre used for thanksgiving opera performances of the Tin Hau Festival on Po Toi Island is built close to a cliff by the scaffolding masters with exceptional skill. It fully demonstrates how the bamboo theatre building technique could adapt to the actual environment.

In this tour, scaffolding master who is in charge of building the bamboo theatre for Po Toi Island Tin Hau Festival will show you the secret of bamboo theatre building technique.

Date

  6 May 2018 (Sunday)

Time

(1) 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
(2) 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Venue

  Po Toi Island

Assembly Time 

  (1) 10:30 am

  (2) 2:30 pm

Assembly Venue

Ferry pier of Tsui Wah Ferry Service (H.K.) Ltd., Aberdeen Promenade

Guide

Master Chan Yuk Kwong (Senior master of bamboo theatre building)

Quota

  20 for each tour

Fee

  Free (Ferry fares are at the participant's own expense)

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Please click on the following link for the online registration form:

  https://goo.gl/forms/ylgsDiuQ4ymKWcHG3

Deadline for registration is 4 May 2018 (Friday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

Remarks

1.   Applications will only be validated after receiving the confirmation email sent by Hulu Culture.

2.   The travel time to Po Toi Island is approximately 50 minutes. Please be punctual.

3.   Participants must purchase the round-trip tickets on-site at a cost of $50. Same price for adults and children.

Enquiry

  Ms Cheng (Tel.: 2780 2283/ Email: joyce@huluhk.org)

 

Yuen Long Shap Pat Heung Tin Hau Festival Tour

Every year, on the 23rd day of the third lunar month – or on another designated dates – the birthday of Tin Hau is celebrated in different scales in various districts. The parade in the Yuen Long Shap Pat Heung Tin Hau Festival is joined by more than 30 fa pau (paper floral tributes) clubs or organisations and attracts a crowd when parade through the Yuen Long town centre.

In this event, you will look at the exciting parade, join in a guided tour to the Tai Shu Ha Tin Hau Temple and observe the celebrating rituals.

Date

  8 May 2018 (Tuesday)

Time

  9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Venue

  Yuen Long

Assembly Time / Venue

  9:30 am / Entrance of Yuen Long Fung Kam Street Sports Centre

Dismissal Time / Venue

  1:00 pm / Yuen Long Tai Shu Ha Tin Hau Temple

Itinerary

  (1) 9:30 – 10:15 am – visit the Tin Hau Festival Parade

  (2) 10:30 – 11 am – watch performance at the Yuen Long Stadium

  (3) 11:30 – 1:00 pm – observe the celebrating rituals at the Tai Shu Ha Tin Hau Temple

Guide

Mr Chau Hing Wah (Curator of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office)

Quota

  20

Fee

  Free

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Please click on the following link for the online registration form:

  https://goo.gl/forms/7gYTNuMD7Y3N9Dn93

Deadline for registration is 7 May 2018 (Monday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

Remarks

1. Applications will only be validated after receiving the confirmation email sent by Hulu Culture.

2. It takes about 30 minutes to walk from Yuen Long Stadium to Tai Shu Ha Tin Hau Temple. Participants should wear appropriate clothing.

Enquiry

  Ms Cheng (Tel.: 2780 2283/ Email: joyce@huluhk.org)

 

Cheung Chau Jiao Festival Tour and Piu Sik Demonstration

To drive out disaster and to pray for peace and safety, the Cheung Chau Jiao Festival has been held on every year during the fourth lunar month. The thrill of the colourful piu sik floats is enjoyed by the locals and the tourists.

Come join this tour which our curator will take you to the Pak Tai Temple and the main event venue. You will explore the living heritage from both historical and cultural perspectives. You will also visit a kaifong association which is participating in the piu sik parade. There you will take an "insiders' look" at how a float is set up. The master craftsman will also let you in on his secret of keeping the dressed-up child actor "afloat".

Tour (1)

Date

  19 May 2018 (Saturday)

Time

  10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Venue

  Cheung Chau

Assembly Time / Venue

  10:00 am / Cheung Chau Ferry Pier

Dismissal Time/ Venue

  1:00 pm / Cheung Chau Pak She Street Association

Piu Sik Demonstration

Cheung Chau Pak She Street Association

Guide

Mr Chau Hing Wah (Curator of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office)


Tour (2)

Date

  20 May 2018 (Sunday)

Time

  1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Venue

  Cheung Chau

Assembly Time / Venue

  1:30 pm / Cheung Chau Ferry Pier

Dismissal Time / Venue

  4:00 pm / Cheung Chau Tai Sun Street Kai Fong Association

Piu Sik Demonstration

  Cheung Chau Tai Sun Street Kai Fong Association

Guide

Mr Chau Hing Wah (Curator of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office)

 

Quota

  20 for each tour

Fee

  Free

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Please click on the following link for the online registration form:

  https://goo.gl/forms/ltPC3lrXmWowVWCE3

Deadline for registration is 18 May 2018 (Friday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

Remarks

1.   Applications will only be validated after receiving the confirmation email sent by Hulu Culture.

2.   The travel time from Central to Cheung Chau is approximately 55 to 60 minutes. Please be punctual.

Enquiry

  Ms Cheng (Tel.: 2780 2283/ Email: joyce@huluhk.org)

 

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