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Explore Intangible Cultural Heritage from Old Photographs (Online Talk)

Explore Intangible Cultural Heritage from Old Photographs (Online Talk)

Date: 2020/12/12 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 noon
Speaker: Mr. Cheng Po-hung (Expert Adviser of the Hong Kong Museum of History)
Organiser: Jointly organised with the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese. The subject talk will be conducted online without live audience. Please visit the Facebook of Intangible Cultural Heritage Office at for the live broadcast. For enquiries, please contact 2851 6134.
Enquiry Telephone Number: 2851 6134

Intangible culture heritage is people-oriented. Although Hong Kong is a very small place, it is home to variety of ICH items which feature their own characteristics and are closely related to the daily lives of local people, such as dialects, performing arts, traditional festivals, knowledge about nature and the universe, food production and craftsmanship, etc. This lecture will explore ICH items based on viewing old photographs of Hong Kong, in order to enhance participants’ awareness and understanding of ICH items and the history of Hong Kong.