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-Mahatma Ghandi

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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Zhou Dynasty City Sites and Conservation of Major Archaeological Sites Conference
19-20 September 2018
Jointly organized by the Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, the School of History of Zhengzhou University, and Chinese Cultural Studies Center. This conference will look at significant and new findings on Zhou dynasty city sites, and provide an international forum on the conservation of major archaeological sites. The conference will be held at Zhengzhou University, Henan.

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Hubei Archaeological Cultural Exchange Trip for University Students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan
4-12 August, 2018
Organized by the School of History at the Wuhan University and the Shishou Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau with supporting organizations Chinese Cultural Studies Center and the Shishou City Zoumaling Archaeological Park Management Office , this trip is an opportunity for students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan to have a great learning opportunity to experience archaeological field work, artifact restoration, and to visit archaeological and cultural sites.

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Talk: Old calligraphy and painting restoration: Northern and Southern schools of restoration and mounting
20 July, 2018
Ms. Dou Xuhong will be talking about the history and origins and development of Chinese painting and restoration. She will also be discussing the differences and the pros and cons of the Northern and Southern schools of restoration and mounting.

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Class on Restoration and Mounting of Old Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy
16-20 July, 2018 (5 days of classes)
Dou Xuhong’s grandfather Dou Zhirong is a renowned expert in the art of restoration and mounting for old Chinese paintings and calligraphy. Having dedicated his life’s work to this art, Dou Zhirong had a rich portfolio of notable classical pieces that he has worked on, including Su Dongpo’s calligraphy, and Song dynasty paintings panche tu. Following in the footsteps of her grandfather and receiving training from him, Dou Xuhong is also a recognized master in the art of restoration.

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Shanxi Ancient Architecture Tour
9-17 May 2018
Cut off by mountains, rivers, and deserts, the province of Shanxi has served as a time capsule, containing around 70 percent of China's structures older than the 14th century. This special tour organized by Chinese Cultural Studies Center will be a walk back into the past, a glimpse of what made China such an enchanting bastion of culture and art.

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Students exchange archaeological tour to Henan
Applications now open!
3-8 April 2018

Students from Form 4 to Form 6 have the unique opportunity to go to Henan in an archaeological educational tour. Students will be able to learn and see many aspects of archaeological work, including excavation and restoration. The tour is organized by Chinese Cultural Studies Center and the Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology.

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