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Culture Express: Multimedia Videos Loan Services

The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is offering lending services to schools and non-profit-making organisations to borrow a series of multimedia videos for free. The scheme aims to provide students and members of different communities with much greater access to information on the museum's exhibitions and the latest news on history, art and culture. For details, please call 2180 8260.


No. Programme Title Brief Introduction
1 Rice Farming in Hong Kong (in Cantonese) A glimpse into the daily farmwork of an old man before the large-scale development of Tung Chung, Lantau. (approx 8 min)
2 "Dear John..." Images of HK in the 1920s (in Cantonese) An exhibition of images of Hong Kong in the 1920s on old postcards. (approx 20 min)
3 Hoklo Wedding in Sha Tau Kok (in Cantonese) An introduction to Hoklo wedding rituals. (approx 5 min)
4 Ancestral Worship An introduction to the Spring Ancestral Worship held by the Liu clan in Sheung Shui. (approx 20 min)
5 A Fisherman's Life The daily life, fishing activities and settlement of fishermen in 1950s. (approx 3 min)
6 Traditional Festivals Highlighting Hong Kong's rich and colourful tapestry of traditional festivals, the programme features an invitation to Taiping Hongchao from the Pang clan of the walled village of Fanling Wai, marvels at the tradition of snatching fire crackers during the Hung Shing Festival in Ho Sheung Heung, joins the Goddess Tin Hau Processions on High Island and at Shap Pat Heung in Yuen Long and celebrates Taiping Qingjiao in Tai Wai, Sha Tin and Cheung Chau. (approx 15 min)
7 Riding the Railway The construction and opening of the Kowloon-Canton Railway and scenes of the countryside as trains pass through the New Territories. (approx 4 min)
8 Great Transformation Changes in the New Territories in the face of the new town developments. (approx 7 min)
9 Opera Booth An introduction to traditional Cantonese opera through clips of five performances: Seven Petitions, Making a Scene at the Green Bamboo Temple, Luk Long Reprimands His Son, The Imperial Emperor of Heaven Holds Court and Ping Gui Leaves the Cave Dwelling.
(approx 15 min)
10 Chao Shao-an: Master of the Lingnan School An introduction to the Lingnan Art Studio and the life and personal experiences of Professor Chao Shao-an. (approx 13 min)
11 Toys in Motion Inspiring the imagination of generation after generation of children, funny clockwork and battery-operated toys just keep on going! (approx 5 min)
12 Woodblock Printing (in Cantonese) An introduction to traditional woodblock printing techniques through the processes of woodblock carving, single colour and multicolour printing. (approx 4 min)
13 Traditional Food A mouth-watering demonstration by elderly women living in the New Territories of how to make traditional pastries and snacks such as fried rice cakes and Hakka dumplings. (approx 5 min)
14 Introduction to Printmaking An introduction to various printing types: intaglio, relief printing, planography, serigraphy and mixed media printing. (approx 16 min)
15 Etching by Chung Tai-fu A demonstration of intaglio by Chung Tai-fu. (approx 30 min)
16 Woodblock Printing by Mui Chong-ki A demonstration of relief printing by Mui Chong-ki (approx 30 min)
17 Lithography by Liu Siu-jane A demonstration of planography by Liu Siu-jane. (approx 30 min)
18 Silkscreen Printing by Hon Chi-fun A demonstration of serigraphy by Hon Chi-fun. (approx 30 min)
19 New Media Print by Lau Guk-zik A demonstration by Lau Guk-zik presenting a breakthrough in printmaking with modern technology. (approx 30 min)
20 Mixed Media Print by Lau Shuk-fan A demonstration by Lau Shuk-fan on the use of mixed media in printmaking. (approx 30 min)
21 Dragon Boat Dance The traditional dance performed by the Hoklo women on receiving bride at Sha Tau Kok and Tai Wong Yah Festival at Tai Po. (approx 2 min)
22 Basket Weaving An introduction to the tools and processes of basket weaving. (approx 4 min)
23 Lineage Activities An introduction to the Spring Ancestral Worship, the Lantern Lighting Ceremony and the Autumn Ancestral Worship in the New Territories. (approx 10 min)
24 Quilt Making An introduction to the tools and processes of quilt making. (approx 5 min)
25 Sam Tung Uk Museum: From Monument to Museum An introduction to the restoration work, architectural characteristics, exhibits and services of the Sam Tung Uk Museum. (approx 10 min)
26 From Life to Mind: The Design and Art of Kan Tai-keung A profile of the many facets that make up the artist: his way of life, attitude to work, artistic representation of nature, creativity in design and devotion to fostering new talent. (approx 30 min)
27 Miss "13 Dot" in Chinese Look (Computer game on CD-ROM) An introduction to images of women throughout Chinese history with the interactive character Miss "13 Dot" designed by a famous Hong Kong cartoonist Lee Wai-chun.
28 Print Art Quiz Game (Computer game on CD-ROM) A brief introduction to different printmaking types and processes, plus other interesting information on print art.
29 Hong Kong Women in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges (in Cantonese) A record of the valuable contributions made by the five speakers - The Hon Chan Yuen-han, Eva Cheng, Dr Shirley Hung, Cheung Po-lin and Prof Maria Tam - and guest moderator Prof Fanny Cheung at the forum "Hong Kong Women in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges" held at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. (approx 2 hr)
30 Escaping the Culinary Ware Maze (Computer game on CD-ROM) Raise the understanding of the materials and functions of the ancient Chinese culinary wares by helping the interactive character Naughty Boy to get out of the culinary maze.
31 Hong Kong's Century Tailor Shop: A-Man Hing Cheong An introduction to a famous tailor shop and the booming and declining periods of the western suits industry developed in Hong Kong. (approx 10 min)
32 Family of Haute Couture: Cheung Sui-fat An introduction to a family haute couture established by Cheung Sui-fat and the development of tailor-made fashion in Hong Kong. (approx 10 min)
33 "Fashion Attitude - Hong Kong Fashion Design" I: Guest Curator Judy Mann Judy Mann, guest curator of the exhibition "Fashion Attitude – Hong Kong Fashion Design", introduces the distinct styles and concepts of nine renowned fashion designers in Hong Kong. (approx 12 min)
34 "Fashion Attitude - Hong Kong Fashion Design" II: Barney Cheng, Cheung, Ika, Spy Henry Lau Highlights of fashion shows with commentary by the three featured fashion designers. (approx 27 min)
35 "Fashion Attitude - Hong Kong Fashion Design" III: William Tang, Lu Lu Cheung, Benny Yeung Highlights of fashion shows with commentary by the three featured fashion designers. (approx 27 min)
36 "Fashion Attitude - Hong Kong Fashion Design" IV: Peter Lau, Walter Ma, Pacino Wan Highlights of fashion shows with commentary by the three featured fashion designers. (approx 27 min)
37 "Hong Kong Photography Artist" Series I: Heartfelt Poetic Moments: Tchan Fou-li (in Cantonese) An introduction to Tchan Fou-li's decades-long career in creative photography and the ways he blends Eastern and poetic elements into his works to create a "composite style of photography and painting". (approx 16 min)
38 "Hong Kong Photography Artist" Series I: The Pictorial Mood of Light and Shadow: Kan Hing-fook (in Cantonese) A glimpse into Kan Hing-fook's early photographic works and his artistic achievements as well as how digital media inspires new ideas for his photography. (approx 14 min)
39 "Hong Kong Photography Artist" Series I: Timeless Visual Epics: Leo K.K. Wong (in Cantonese) Leo K.K. Wong's journey from training as an apprentice to developing a unique photographic aesthetic and becoming a master of pictorialism in his own right. (approx 20 min)
40 The Jiao Festival of Cheung Chau (in Putonghua with simplified Chinese subtitles) The HKSAR Government submitted an application to the Ministry of Culture to have the "Jiao festival of Cheung Chau" registered on the third national list of intangible cultural heritage. This video was submitted along with the application to introduce the origins and content of this unique event and how it has been passed down from generation to generation. (approx 13 min)
41 The Dragon Boat Water Parade of Tai O (in Putonghua with simplified Chinese subtitles) The HKSAR Government submitted an application to the Ministry of Culture to have the "The Dragon Boat Water Parade of Tai O" registered on the third national list of intangible cultural heritage. This video was submitted along with the application to introduce the origins and content of this unique event and how it has been passed down from generation to generation. (approx 10 min)
42 The Yu Lan Ghost Festival of the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community (in Putonghua with simplified Chinese subtitles) The HKSAR Government submitted an application to the Ministry of Culture to have the "The Yu Lan Ghost Festival of the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community" registered on the third national list of intangible cultural heritage. This video was submitted along with the application to introduce the origins and content of this unique event and how it has been passed down from generation to generation. (approx 9 min)
43 The Fire Dragon Dance of Tai Hang (in Putonghua with simplified Chinese subtitles) The HKSAR Government submitted an application to the Ministry of Culture to have the "The Fire Dragon Dance of Tai Hang" registered on the third national list of intangible cultural heritage. This video was submitted along with the application to introduce the origins and content of this unique event and how it has been passed down from generation to generation. (approx 9 min)