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Hong Kong, a place of preserving and developing Cantonese cuisine, is renowned as the paradise of delicacy and that people can taste a wide variety of regional cuisines and culinary delights around the world. With stable development of catering service, the flourishing growth in cook book publishing, food column writing and other literature related to food have been accompanied. Showcasing the documents selected from the Documents Collection Campaign, the exhibition revisits the transformation of local Chinese restaurants in the past hundred years in remembrance of old tastes. It also explores how the publishing and media industries have contributed to the food literature.
Presented by the Hong Kong Public Libraries, this exhibition takes you on a trip to unfold the stories behind the development of Hong Kong, tracing the origins and exploring the history and culture of the city from different perspectives.
The Hong Kong Musicians Series: KWOK Dick-yeung: Life of National Chinese Music Composing and Conducting
KWOK Dick-yeung is a renowned national Chinese music composer and conductor in Hong Kong. He composed numerous musical works, including Meng Jiang Nu Crying at the Great Wall, Zheng He Sailing the Western Ocean and The Stone Maiden, as well as conducted various Chinese orchestras, choirs and dance troupes. He made remarkable contribution to the development of national Chinese music in Hong Kong.
The exhibition showcases the music scores, house programmes and photographs, etc. Readers can know more about his compositions and contributions in the field of national Chinese music in Hong Kong.
The history of literary translation in Hong Kong can be traced back to the works by the missionary in the mid-19th century. Stepping into the 21st century, the fruitful translated works have already reflected a diversity of the translation skills and forms, facilitating the cultural interaction between East and West, as well as the exchange of thoughts and ideas. Showcasing the books and the manuscripts selected from the Documents Collection Campaign, the exhibition revisits the trend and characteristics of literary translation in Hong Kong.