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300 Years of Hakka Kung Fu: Digital Vision of its Legacy and Future

Date: 2-30 September 2016
Venue: Thematic Gallery 5, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong

Opening Hours:
Monday, Wednesday to Friday : 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays : 10 am - 7 pm
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays)  

Presented by Intangible Cultural Heritage Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department and International Guoshu Association
Co-organised by City University of Hong Kong
Curated by Hakka Kung Fu Culture Research Society and Centre for Applied Computing and Interactive Media (ACIM), City University of Hong Kong
Venue supported by Hong Kong Heritage Museum

For three hundred years, the Hakka journeyed from their homeland in eastern Guangdong to the heart of the Lingnan region. 300 Years of Hakka Kung Fu is a journey through time, to explore the origin, development and future of Hakka martial arts. From humble beginnings in the mountains, Hakka kung fu evolved new forms through continuing interactions with neighbouring peoples, as they gradually moved from rural villages into urban centres. Through the lens of traditional and new media, this exhibition invites the audience to look into the past and meditate on the future.

Special Programmes for the Exhibition

Exhibition Highlights 
 

Photo zone
Photo Zone 

Hologram & reactorHologram & reactor
Hologram & Reactor

Weapons and tools

Video (media art) captures the motions of kung fu masters

 

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