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The renowned playwright POON Cheuk (1921-2003) dedicated his life to Cantonese opera, film and gospel songs in Cantonese opera style. He wrote many popular works, including the Cantonese opera “Two Heroic Families”, “War and Never-ending Love”, Cantonese opera film “The Precious Lotus Lamp” and gospel song in Cantonese opera style “Resurrection”.
The exhibition introduces POON Cheuk's life and works through displaying the manuscripts of music scores, scripts, Cantonese opera handbill, gramophone record and photographs. Readers can find out more about this renowned playwright.
"Old Illustrated News — Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau in the Pictorials of Late Qing Dynasty and Early Republic of China" Roving Exhibition
In the late Qing dynasty and the early Republic of China, lithographic pictorials were prevalent in major cities in China. Covering the current news of that time and stories about people’s livelihood, these illustrated news featured the twists and turns of the Chinese society from tradition to modernity. The exhibition, jointly presented by the Sun Yat-sen Library of Guangdong Province and the Hong Kong Public Libraries, showcases the valuable pictorial coverage of people’s livelihood from illustrated newspapers published a century ago. The illustrated news on display open up a window for learning more about the living habits, social customs and traditional culture of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau in the past.
"We Together Let Out Your Sadness" Photography Competition Exhibition of 2017-2018 Mental Health Month
With the aim of promoting a positive attitude in the midst of adversity through photography, this competition encourages people to face their emotional problems, express their feelings and care for the others who are in need. It is hoped to build a harmonious society by spreading positive messages among people.