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-Mahatma Ghandi

Chongqing Tour
1-9 June, 2019
This year, CCSC will be offering a tour to Chongqing, the “Mountain City”. This special tour will allow one to intimately see the different sides of Chongqing--from important historical sites such as the Dazu Rock Carvings, to the unique karst landscapes such as the Heavenly Pit. One will gain a significant understanding of, and be enchanted by the vibrancy and rich offerings of Southwestern China.

The city itself has a unique frontier feel that is different from the glitz of Beijing and Shanghai. Beyond the metropolitan area are breathtaking natural landscapes. It is the gateway to the Three Gorges, with the Yangtze River winding through.

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Talk on the Art of Chinese Fan Painting
11 & 18 April, 2019
Fan painting is considered a type of Chinese calligraphic and painting art. Fan painting has always been highly valued and loved by scholars, and were tiny canvases on which the literati could show their artistic accomplishments.

This talk will discuss the history of fan painting in a two-part series. The talks will be conducted in Mandarin.

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Fan Restoration Class
4-8 March, 2019
In this week-long course, Ms. Dou Xu Hong, a National Representative Inheritor for the Intangible Cultural Heritage art of old Chinese painting restoration, returns to Chinese Cultural Studies Center to teach fan restoration. The course will touch upon the history and background of
fan restoration, and the course will teach the fundamental basics of fan restoration.

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Guangcai and Chinese Ceramics Talk and Workshop
17 February, 2019
Renowned artist Mr. Fan Hongbin will be giving a special talk and workshop session on Chinese ceramics, at The City University of Hong Kong. The event is open to the public.

Many different styles of Chinese ceramics were developed throughout the centuries, with certain regions specializing in specific styles. In Hong Kong, Guangcai (or Canton porcelain) held a prominent position. The talk will delve into the history and development of Guangcai, including the conservation aspects of this important art.

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Henderson Malls Chinese New Year Exhibition
11 January - 19 February, 2019
During Chinese New Year, many families will bring out their candy boxes, and fill them with candies and other snacks. For many, a simple candy box conjures many nostalgic memories and feelings of gathering with their families, and the warm feelings of a festive time. The candy box is symbolic of tradition, and of the importance of family in the Chinese culture.

This special exhibition, which will be held at two locations at Metro Harbour Plaza (Tai Kok Tsui) and Green Code Plaza (Fanling), will focus on candy boxes, tea sets, tiered boxes, and other paraphernalia related to the theme of food and festival.

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