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Explore the Higher Ideals that Music Inspires

Explore the Higher Ideals that Music Inspires

Oscar-winning director Ms Ruby Yang, HKU Hung Leung Hau Ling Distinguished Fellow in Humanities孔梁巧玲傑出人文學者, debuted her new documentary film “In Search of Perfect Consonance 尋找完美第5度” at a Gala Premiere held on July 17, which was attended by over 300 guests including members of the HKU Foundation. Highlight of the Gala Premiere The documentary profiles the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO), which was set up …

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Acclaimed opera singer Hao Jiang Tian lends his voice to a cultural lecture recital at HKU

Acclaimed opera singer Hao Jiang Tian lends his voice to a cultural lecture recital at HKU

Internationally acclaimed opera singer Hao Jiang Tian 田浩江 visited HKU in November 2009. Funded by the HKU Culture & Humanities Fund and organised by the Department of Music, the event included a performance and sharing by Tian, and a forum presented by Tian together with Guo Wenjing 郭文景(composer), Diana Liao 廖瑞麗(librettist) and Leo Lee Ou-fan 李歐梵(critic) on …

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Fuelling the city’s cultural dynamism through critical thinking

Fuelling the city’s cultural dynamism through critical thinking

Mr Frank Proctor, founder and publisher of Muse magazine, has been a long-time supporter of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC). He provided practical support to establish the JMSC Young Journalist Scholarship Fund in 2003. In addition, his magazine offers internship and job opportunities to JMSC students and graduates. More recently, the Muse Magazine Distinguished Lecture …

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The Stephen Hui Geological Museum, the first and only geological museum in Hong Kong, opens at HKU

The Stephen Hui Geological Museum, the first and only geological museum in Hong Kong, opens at HKU

The Faculty of Science celebrated the Opening Ceremony of Stephen Hui Geological Museum on the University Main Campus in January 2009. Dr Stephen Hui was a philanthropist to many local organisations including The University of Hong Kong. In addition to constructing the Hui Oi Chow Science Building, which was named in honour of his father, …

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The Robert H N Ho Family Foundation supports Exquisite Beauty: The World of Kunqu, a series of performances and lectures on the ancient art form of Kunqu

The Robert H N Ho Family Foundation supports Exquisite Beauty: The World of Kunqu, a series of performances and lectures on the ancient art form of Kunqu

Exquisite Beauty: The World of Kunqu took place in November 2008 and comprised a lecture, six demonstration talks and six performances by the internationally acclaimed Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre of Jiangsu and the Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe. Exquisite Beauty project was headed by internationally renowned scholar, Professor Pai Hsien-yung and organised by The University of Hong …

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