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Hong Kong Chinese Funeral Customs and Chinese Traditional Culture

Hong Kong Chinese Funeral Customs and Chinese Traditional Culture

Date & Time: 11/12/2021 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library (Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library)
Speaker: Dr. Agnes Suk-man PANG (Associate Head & Assistant Professor, Department of History, Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Organiser: Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Public Libraries and the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese. Free admission. First come, first served.
Enquiry: Promotion and Programming Unit, Hong Kong Central Library
(Monday to Friday: 9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.; 2:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.)
Telephone: 2921 0285

Lord Wilson Heritage Trust
Telephone: 3509 7083

This talk is about the common Chinese funeral rituals of Hong Kong, which aims to chip away taboos. In accordance with the Chinese traditional values, the discussion on funeral rituals will mainly centre on filial piety. This talk will serve as an opportunity for secondary students to grasp the basic knowledge and the cultural significance of Hong Kong Chinese traditional funeral rituals to help them find out the meaning of life.