Web Content Display Web Content Display

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Fun in ICH  September 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

Master Class – Fish Lantern Paper Crafting Workshop
Event Partner: Hulu Culture

Paper crafted products play an important role in traditional festivals and rituals of folk beliefs. Making use of simple materials such as bamboo strips, tissue paper, coloured paper and fabrics, papercraft masters get used to incorporate their creativity, refined crafting techniques and painting skills to create the myriad of paper crafted pieces.

In this workshop, seasoned papercraft master Hui Ka Hung will share with you the basic knowledge and techniques of paper crafting. Come and create your own unique fish lanterns!

Master Class – Fish Lantern Paper Crafting Workshop

Date

  2 Sept 2018 (Sunday)

Time

  2:30 – 5 pm

Venue

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

Instructor

  Master Hui Ka Hung (Veteran craftsman)

Quota

  20 (5 quotas for walk-in registration)

Fee

  Free

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Online Registration
  Please click here for the online registration form.
  Registration deadline is 31 Aug 2018 (Friday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

  Walk-in registration
  5 quotas will be reserved for walk-in registration. Interested parties may register for the event 
  at the entrance of the Lecture Room at 2:00 pm on a first come, first served basis.

Remarks

1. Applications will only be validated after receiving the confirmation email sent by Hulu Culture.
2. Please arrive and register at the entrance of the Lecture Room 10 minutes before the workshop commences; otherwise, the reserved seats may be released.

Enquiry

  Ms. Leung (Tel.: 2780 2283, email: queenie@huluhk.org)

 

Master Class  Pok Fu Lam Fire Dragon Crafting Workshop
Event Partner: Hulu Culture

Every year during the Mid-Autumn Festival, villagers of Pok Fu Lam Village in the Southern District of Hong Kong Island would hold a fire dragon dance ritual in the village to invoke blessings for well-being and peace. The fire dragon is a collaborative effort of villagers, who made it by bamboos poles, dried hays and metal wires. Crafting of the fire dragon has been a tradition for generations.

In this workshop, Master Ng Kong Kin, a fire dragon craftsman with more than forty years of experience will walk participants through the techniques of crafting the traditional fire dragon. Participants can also learn more about the tradition of Pok Fu Lam fire dragon dance, as well as its history and cultural significance. 

Master Class – Pok Fu Lam Fire Dragon Crafting Workshop

Date

  9 Sept 2018 (Sunday)

Time

  10 am – 1 pm

Venue

  Pok Fu Lam Village

Instructor

  Master Ng Kong Kin (Veteran fire dragon craftsman)

Quota

  20

Fee

  Free

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Online Registration
  Please click here for the online registration form.
  Registration deadline is 7 Sept 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. Please arrive and register at the assembly venue 10 minutes before the tour commences.

Enquiry   Ms. Leung (Tel.: 2780 2283, email: queenie@huluhk.org)

 

Talk on Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance and Crafting Experience

Inscribed onto the national list of intangible cultural heritage, Tai Hang fire dragon dance has a history of over 130 years. Every Mid-Autumn Festival, villagers of Tai Hang perform a three-day fire dragon dance for blessing.

The Tai Hang fire dragon is more than 200 feet long. The body is made solely of a special kind of hay called "pearl grass", on which "longevity joss sticks" are inserted. Some 300 athletes perform the specular dragon dance during night time. In this talk, Mr. Chan Tak Fai, commander-in-chief of the Tai Hang fire dragon dance, will talk about the history of the fire dragon dance and demonstrate its crafting techniques so that participants can gain a better understanding of the cultural significance of this traditional practice.

 Talk on Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance and Crafting Experience

Date

  14 Sept 2018 (Friday)

Time

  7:30 – 9:30 pm

Venue

  Tai Hang Resident's Welfare Association (121 Tung Lo Wan Rd, Tai Hang)

Instructor

  Mr. Chan Tak Fai (Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance Commander-in-Chief)

Quota

  50

Fee

  Free

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Online Registration
  Please click here for the online registration form.
  Registration deadline is 13 Sept 2018 (Thursday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

Remarks

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

Enquiry

  Ms. Leung (Tel.: 2780 2283, email: queenie@huluhk.org)

 

Talk on "The Art of Cantonese Opera"
Event Partner: Hulu Culture

Cantonese opera was the first ICH item of Hong Kong that has been inscribed onto the the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  It is a profound yet down-to-earth culture comprising literature, operatic songs, drama and martial arts. As illustrated by many of our slangs that have come from Cantonese opera, the art is intertwined with people's everyday life.

Mr. Yuen Siu Fai, a renowned Cantonese opera practitioner, started his career in Cantonese opera as a prodigy and has been in the industry for more than 50 years. In this talk, Mr. Yuen will share his stories and insights of the Cantonese opera industry that unveil the historical development and cultural significance of the art form.

Talk on "The Art of Cantonese Opera"

Date

22 Sept 2018 (Sat)

Time

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Venue

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

Speaker

Mr. Yuen Siu Fai (Renowned Hong Kong Cantonese opera performer)

Quota

30 (5 quotas for walk-in registration)

Fee

Free

Language

Cantonese

Registration

Online Registration
Please click here for the online registration form.
Registration deadline is 21 Sept 2018 (Friday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

Walk-in registration
5 quotas will be reserved for walk-in registration. Interested parties may register for the event at the entrance of the Lecture Room at 2:00 pm on a first come, first served basis.

Remarks

   1. Applications will only be validated after receiving the confirmation email sent by Hulu 
   Culture. 
   2. Please arrive and register at the entrance of the Lecture Room 10 minutes before the 
   workshop commences; otherwise, the reserved seats may be released.

Enquiry    Ms. Leung (Tel.: 2780 2283, email: queenie@huluhk.org)

 

Talk – Know More about Kwan Kwa Chinese Wedding Costume
Event Partner: Hulu Culture

Kwan kwa is a traditional costume for Chinese brides that is mainly decorated with dragon and phoenix motifs. Put together using needlework, the traditionally hand-made dress is a true demonstration of craftsmanship. Kwan kwa adorned with dragon and phoenix motifs dazzle to catch the eye. Its exquisite embroidered patterns do not only convey good wishes for the new couples, but also embody profound traditional culture.

In this talk, a seasoned Chinese-style kwan kwa shop operator will talk about the production, types and evolution of kwan kwa, such that participants can gain a deeper understanding about the craftsmanship of this traditional Chinese wedding costume.

Talk – Know more about Kwan Kwa Chinese Wedding Costume

Date

  30 Sept 2018 (Sunday)

Time

2 – 3 pm

Venue

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

Speaker

  Ms. Connie Ng (Veteran kwan kwa shop operator)

Quota

  30 (5 quotas for walk-in registration)

Fee

  Free

Language

  Cantonese

Registration

  Online Registration
  Please click here for the online registration form.
  Registration deadline is 28 Sept 2018 (Friday), 5:00 pm (first come, first served).

Walk-in registration
5 quotas will be reserved for walk-in registration. Interested parties may register for the event at the entrance of the Lecture Room at 1:30 pm on a first come, first served basis.

Remarks

1. Applications will only be validated after receiving the confirmation email sent by Hulu Culture.
2. Please arrive and register at the entrance of the Lecture Room 10 minutes before the workshop commences; otherwise, the reserved seats may be released.

Enquiry

  Ms. Leung (Tel.: 2780 2283, email: queenie@huluhk.org)

 

Web Content Display Web Content Display