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“Walk with Kwan Kung” Community Tours & "SALUTE TO KWAN KUNG"

time 19 Oct 2018 - 27 Jan 2019 11am (9hr)

location Tai Kwun 》10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

fee: $50
contact organizer
“Walk with Kwan Kung” Community Tours

Presented by: Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts
Programme Partner: Design and Cultural Studies Workshop

Kwan Kung has never been far from our daily lives, with Kwan Kung temples of different scales and sizes as well as statues of the deity forming an important part of our urban landscape. Join our “Walk with Kwan Kung” Community Tour to discover where you can find Kwan Kung in our community!

*Children under the age of 12 are welcome to join the tour when accompanied by parents and/or guardians.

Please register and pay on art-mate.net

Cantonese sessions
2018-12-29 | 2pm
2019-01-12 | 2pm

English sessions
2018-12-15 | 2pm
2019-01-05 | 2pm

Time | 2pm-4pm
Location | Mango Tree, Tai Kwun

Price | $50

Wesbite: https://www.art-mate.net/doc/52147
Enquiries: heritage.prog@taikwun.hk

1. By application for and/or participation in the activity, you are deemed to have read and agreed with these terms and conditions.
2. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email. Please present the email for admission on the date of visit.
3. The activity will be cancelled if the Typhoon Signal No. 3 or above is hoisted or the Amber 4. Rainstorm Signal or above is issued within 3 hours before the activity begins.
4. Activities are subject to change without prior notice. Tai Kwun reserves the right to make the final decision regarding the arrangements.
5. According to the Bye-laws, all persons who enter Tai Kwun will be deemed to have granted its approval to Tai Kwun undertaking the following activities without making any payment or notification to any such persons:
a) taking photographs, making a video or cinematograph recording and/or using any sound or image recording equipment at any place within Tai Kwun; and
b) reproducing the image and/or voice of any person who enters Tai Kwun and using the same for any purposes as Tai Kwun shall think fit.

"SALUTE TO KWAN KUNG" (​19 OCT 2018 - 27 JAN 2019)

Presented by: Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts
Programme Partner: Design and Cultural Studies Workshop

Time | 11am-8pm
Location |
Duplex Studio at Block 01, Tai Kwun
Price | Free of charge

The famed historical figure General Kwan Yu, also known as Kwan Kung, is the revered guardian of Tai Kwun as well as a major symbol of loyalty and righteousness in our city, worshipped by all walks of life and profession. “Salute to Kwan Kung” is an exhibition about Kwan Kung. Charting the changing influence of this deity from the Three Kingdoms period to contemporary Hong Kong, the show explores how Kwan Kung’s symbolism is deeply embedded in our daily lives, our communities and our disciplinary forces.

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