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28 November 2017 10th Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum promotes cultural co-operation in Asian economies (with photos)

28 November 2017 SHA's speech at Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2017 (English only)

22 November 2017 LCQ6: History on the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression

6 November 2017 ACAD launches seventh-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme

31 October 2017 Appointments to Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Committee

30 October 2017 SHA meets Director General of Department of Culture of Guangdong Province (with photos)

27 October 2017 SHA to visit Macau, Zhuhai and Guangzhou

26 September 2017 Speech by SHA at opening ceremony of 2017 Cultural Leadership Summit of Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (English only)

24 September 2017 SHA attends cultural forum in Ningbo (with photos)

22 September 2017 SHA attends China-Central and Eastern European Countries Cultural Cooperation Forum in Hangzhou (with photos)

19 September 2017 SHA to visit Hangzhou and Ningbo

18 September 2017 Appointment of Chairman of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board

26 August 2017 SHA attends China-Japan-South Korea Cultural Ministers' meeting in Kyoto (with photos)

23 August 2017 SHA to visit Kyoto and Tianjin

3 August 2017 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee

24 July 2017 Seven young talents awarded HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarships (with photo)

14 July 2017 Appointment to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre

6 July 2017 SHA attends Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Culture in Tianjin (with photos)

4 July 2017 SHA to attend Culture Ministers Meeting in Tianjin

29 June 2017 President Xi visits West Kowloon Cultural District (with photos/video)

9 June 2017 Appointments to Board of Trustees and Council of Lord Wilson Heritage Trust

2 June 2017 18th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos)

1 June 2017 Results of applications for sixth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced

31 May 2017 SHA to attend Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting in Foshan

24 May 2017 LCQ8: Management of the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct

17 May 2017 LCQ10: Public library services

12 May 2017 SHA officiates at opening ceremony of Hong Kong Pavilion at Venice Biennale (with photos)

11 May 2017 Speech by SHA at opening ceremony of Hong Kong Pavilion at 57th International Art Exhibition of Venice Biennale (English only)

10 May 2017 SHA visits Vienna (with photos)

9 May 2017 SHA starts visit in Buokdapest (with photos)

4 May 2017 SHA to visit Budapest, Vienna and Venice

1 May 2017 Hong Kong and Indonesia sign MoU on Cultural Co-operation (with photos)

12 April 2017 LCQ17: Compliance with procurement guidelines by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

22 February 2017 LCQ9: Support for efforts in community in relics conservation

15 February 2017 LCQ7: Nomination of representatives of arts interests for appointment as members of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

8 February 2017 LCQ18: Collections of Hong Kong Public Libraries

8 February 2017 LCQ11: Construction and operation of Hong Kong Palace Museum

8 February 2017 LCQ1: Hatching of the project to develop a Hong Kong Palace Museum

12 January 2017 SHA extends early Lunar New Year greetings to Professor Jao Tsung-i (with photos)

5 January 2017 Appointments to Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee

3 January 2017 Appointments to Hong Kong Arts Development Council

3 January 2017 SHA expresses condolences on death of Ms Barbara Fei

23 December 2016 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

7 December 2016 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Limited

2 December 2016 SHA visits Guangzhou and Foshan to promote Cantonese opera development (with photos)

29 November 2016 Hong Kong Arts Development Council nomination exercise 2016 polling results

29 November 2016 SHA to visit Guangzhou and Foshan

28 November 2016 Hong Kong Arts Development Council nomination exercise voting figures

25 November 2016 Voters called on to take part in Hong Kong Arts Development Council nomination exercise

16 November 2016 LCQ7: Measures to commemorate the history of comfort women

9 November 2016 Appointments to Board of Hong Kong Dance Company Limited

7 November 2016 ACAD launches sixth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme

4 November 2016 Candidate forum for HKADC Nomination Exercise this Saturday

2 November 2016 Appointments to Advisory Committee on Arts Development announced

1 November 2016 Appointments to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited

26 October 2016 Seventeen valid nominations received for HKADC Nomination Exercise

20 October 2016 New Museum Advisory Committee established

19 October 2016 Speech by SHA at 20th Hong Kong - Kagoshima Conference (English only)

17 October 2016 HAB urges arts practitioners who wish to seek candidature in 2016 HKADC Nomination Exercise to submit applications as soon as possible

14 October 2016 Appointments to West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board

6 October 2016 Candidate nomination for 2016 HKADC Nomination Exercise to commence tomorrow

20 September 2016 SHA attends Silk Road Cultural Expo in Dunhuang (with photos)

15 September 2016 SHA to depart for Gansu to attend Silk Road cultural expo

8 September 2016 HAB urges eligible arts organisations to submit voter registration forms for 2016 HKADC Nomination Exercise

25 August 2016 SHA attends ASEAN cultural ministers' meetings in Brunei (with photos)

19 August 2016 SHA to depart for ASEAN meetings in Brunei

18 August 2016 "Endless Journey" successfully presented by Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Awardees Association (with photo)

12 August 2016 Second phase of 2016 Hong Kong Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise begins

18 July 2016 SHA attends Changsha cultural exchange programme (with photos)

14 July 2016 SHA to visit Changsha

11 July 2016 HAB disappointed over voting down of proposed reprovisioning of Shanghai Street refuse collection point and street sleepers' services units by LegCo's FC

6 July 2016 LCQ1: Remunerations of arts workers employed by local arts groups

30 June 2016 "Endless Journey" to showcase talents of more than 30 local musicians and dance artists

24 June 2016 Art Development Matching Grants Pilot Scheme launched

8 June 2016 LCQ3: Measures to bring art and culture into community

8 June 2016 LCQ22: Museums under the LCSD

7 June 2016 Speech by SHA at opening ceremony of "Mare Nostrum: Roman Navy and Pompeii" exhibition (English only)

7 June 2016 Appointments to Public Libraries Advisory Committee

2 June 2016 Results of applications for fifth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced

28 May 2016 17th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos)

26 May 2016 SHA to attend Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting in Macau

18 May 2016 LCQ4: Names of Taiwanese institutions containing the word "National" in publicity materials for publicly funded events

4 May 2016 LCQ14: Public library

29 April 2016 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee

27 April 2016 LCQ5: Public library services

27 April 2016 LCQ16: Hong Kong Arts Development Council nomination exercise

20 April 2016 LCQ2: Performing arts venues of Leisure and Cultural Services Department

14 April 2016 Briefing sessions for Hong Kong Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise

9 April 2016 Hong Kong Arts Development Council signs Memorandum of Understanding with Adelaide Festival Centre (with photos)

1 April 2016 Appointments to Board of Trustees of Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund

29 March 2016 Exercise launched to nominate representatives of arts interests for Hong Kong Arts Development Council

22 March 2016 Transcript of remarks by SHA

2 March 2016 LCQ15: Museum services

5 February 2016 SHA extends Lunar New Year greetings to Professor Jao Tsung-i (with photos)

29 January 2016 SHA visits National Centre for the Performing Arts (with photos)

28 January 2016 SHA and performing arts groups visit Ministry of Culture in Beijing (with photos)

31 December 2015 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

7 December 2015 Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2015 promotes cultural co-operation in Asian economies (with photos)

7 December 2015 SHA's speech at Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2015 (English only)

6 December 2015 Home Affairs Bureau to host Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum tomorrow

2 December 2015 LCQ2: Intangible Cultural Heritage

24 November 2015 SHA meets with Minister of Culture in Beijing (with photos)

20 November 2015 SHA to visit Beijing

18 November 2015 LCQ16: History of the Anti-Japanese War

17 November 2015 SHA meets Director General of Department of Culture of Guangdong Province in Guangzhou (with photos)

13 November 2015 SHA to visit Guangzhou

9 November 2015 ACAD launches fifth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme

30 October 2015 Appointments to Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Committee

10 September 2015 "Hong Kong Week 2015@Taipei" showcases Hong Kong arts legacy (with photos)

5 August 2015 SHA saddened by death of Dr Lam Kar-sing

31 July 2015 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee

29 June 2015 Young talents awarded HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarships (with photo)

19 June 2015 16th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos)

28 May 2015 Results of applications for fourth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced

28 April 2015 SHA attends exhibition on Professor Jao Tsung-i's artistic attainments in Beijing (with photo)

24 April 2015 SHA to visit Beijing

27 March 2015 Appointments to Board of Trustees and Council of Lord Wilson Heritage Trust

9 March 2015 Hong Kong and Austria sign MOU on Cultural Co-operation (with photos)

6 March 2015 Cantonese Opera Development Fund's New Cantonese Opera Play Scriptwriting Competition extends deadline

25 February 2015 LCQ4: Book drops at MTR stations

10 February 2015 SHA meets with Minister of Culture in Beijing (with photos)

6 February 2015 SHA to visit Beijing

6 February 2015 SHA extends early Lunar New Year greetings to Professor Jao Tsung-i (with photos)

19 January 2015 Cantonese Opera Development Fund launches New Cantonese Opera Play Scriptwriting Competition

9 January 2015 Appointments to Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee

7 January 2015 LCQ18: Outbound cultural exchanges

19 December 2014 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

17 December 2014 LCQ4: Public museums

17 December 2014 LCQ12: ArtAlive@Park public art project

5 December 2014 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Limited

20 November 2014 Appointments to Board of Hong Kong Dance Company Limited

11 November 2014 SHA to visit Guangzhou

10 November 2014 ACAD launches fourth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (with photos)

3 November 2014 Appointments to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited

31 October 2014 Appointments to Advisory Committee on Arts Development announced

20 October 2014 Appointments to Museum Advisory Panels

17 October 2014 "Hong Kong Week 2014 @ Taipei" to showcase essence of Hong Kong culture (with photos)

25 September 2014 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Limited

22 September 2014 SHA meets with Korean officials in Seoul (with photos)

23 August 2014 Fourth Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Forum held in Taipei (with photos)

23 August 2014 SHA begins visit to Taipei (with photos)

21 August 2014 SHA to visit Taipei

1 August 2014 Appointment to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre

29 July 2014 SHA attends opening ceremony of 12th National Student Sports Games in Shanghai (with photos)

25 July 2014 SHA to visit Shanghai

18 July 2014 SHA departs for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Cultural Exchange closing ceremony in Guangzhou

4 July 2014 Young talents awarded HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarships (with photo)

2 July 2014 LCQ21: Intangible cultural heritage

18 June 2014 LCQ8: West Kowloon Cultural District

15 June 2014 15th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos)

13 June 2014 SHA to visit Guangzhou

11 June 2014 Results of applications for third-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced

28 May 2014 LCQ9: Development of West Kowloon Cultural District

29 April 2014 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee

29 April 2014 Appointments to Public Libraries Advisory Committee

19 April 2014 SHA attends ASEAN meetings in Vietnam (with photos)

16 April 2014 SHA to depart for ASEAN meetings in Vietnam

11 March 2014 SHA to visit Shenzhen

29 January 2014 HAB regrets voting down of proposed reprovisioning of Shanghai Street refuse collection point and street sleepers' services units by LegCo's PWSC

6 January 2014 SHA attends archaeological exhibition opening ceremony in Guangzhou

27 December 2013 Appointments to Hong Kong Arts Development Council

27 December 2013 Appointments to Council of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

29 November 2013 Hong Kong Week in Taiwan to feature six exhibitions and performances in culture and the arts

14 November 2013 Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2013 promotes cultural co-operation in Asian economies (with photos)

14 November 2013 SHA's speech at Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2013

13 November 2013 Home Affairs Bureau to host Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum tomorrow

13 November 2013 LCQ10: Street performance activities

11 November 2013 ACAD launches third-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme

8 November 2013 Speech by PSHA at Hong Kong Arts Development Council's International Arts Leadership Roundtable Forum (English only)

8 October 2013 SHA meets Russian Deputy Minister of Culture in Moscow (with photos)

8 October 2013 HK Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise 2013 polling results and ballot paper issues

7 October 2013 HKADC nomination exercise voting figures

4 October 2013 Voters called to take part in Hong Kong Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise

3 October 2013 SHA to visit Moscow

26 September 2013 Third Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Forum held in Hong Kong (with photos)

18 September 2013 SHA's Commendation Scheme presentation ceremony (with photos)

12 September 2013 Candidate forum for HKADC Nomination Exercise this Saturday

29 August 2013 Twenty nine nominations received for the HKADC Nomination Exercise

12 August 2013 Candidate nomination for HKADC Nomination Exercise 2013 to commence tomorrow

5 August 2013 Appointments to Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Committee

31 July 2013 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee

19 July 2013 Young talents awarded HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarships (with photo)

16 July 2013 HAB urges eligible arts organisations to submit voter registration forms for 2013 HKADC Nomination Exercise

3 July 2013 LCQ21: West Kowloon Cultural District

13 June 2013 Second phase of 2013 Hong Kong Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise begins

5 June 2013 LCQ10: Utilisation of Yau Ma Tei Theatre

31 May 2013 Results of second round applications for Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced

9 May 2013 14th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos)

16 April 2013 SHA explores Mainland internship opportunities for Hong Kong youth (with photos)

15 April 2013 SHA visits Ministry of Culture and State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (with photos)

12 April 2013 Secretary for Home Affairs to visit Beijing

10 April 2013 SHA's speaking notes tabled at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting

28 March 2013 Appointments to Board of Trustees and Council of Lord Wilson Heritage Trust

28 March 2013 Appointments to Board of Trustees of Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund

27 March 2013 Briefing session for HKADC Nomination Exercise to be held tomorrow

20 March 2013 LCQ3: Development of West Kowloon Cultural District

15 March 2013 Exercise launched to nominate representatives of arts interests for Hong Kong Arts Development Council

6 February 2013 LCQ3: WKCDA's acquisition policy

11 January 2013 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

28 December 2012 Appointments to Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee

21 December 2012 Appointment to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre

13 December 2012 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Limited

12 December 2012 LCQ6: Hong Kong Coliseum

23 November 2012 Hundreds of artists showcase innovative power of HK's contemporary arts scene in Taipei extravaganza (with photos)

23 November 2012 Hong Kong Week 2012 opens in Taipei today (with photos)

21 November 2012 SHA to visit Taipei tomorrow

15 November 2012 Appointments to Board of Hong Kong Dance Company Limited

1 November 2012 Appointments to Advisory Committee on Arts Development announced (PDF)

1 November 2012 ACAD launches second-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (PDF)

1 November 2012 Appointments to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited (PDF)

22 October 2012 Appointments to West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board (PDF)

20 October 2012 Appointments to new term of Museum Advisory Panels (PDF)

27 September 2012 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Limited (PDF)

17 September 2012 SHA's Commendation Scheme presentation ceremony (with photos) (PDF)

14 September 2012 Second Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Forum held in Taipei (with photo) (PDF)

3 August 2012 Appointments to Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Committee (PDF)

19 July 2012 Young talents awarded HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarships (with photos) (PDF)

26 June 2012 Hong Kong and Zhejiang sign cultural exchange agreement (with photos) (PDF)

25 May 2012 SHA continues visit to Singapore (PDF)

24 May 2012 SHA attends ASEAN meetings in Singapore (with photo) (PDF)

9 May 2012 LCQ14: Yaumatei Shelter (PDF)

30 April 2012 Appointments to Public Libraries Advisory Committee (PDF)

20 April 2012 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee announced (PDF)

19 April 2012 13th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos) (PDF)

28 March 2012 Speech by PSHA at press conference of Le French May 2012 (PDF)

16 March 2012 Appointments to Board of Govenors of the Hong Kong Arts Centre (PDF)

18 February 2012 HAB's response on Sunbeam Theatre (PDF)

15 February 2012 LC Urgent Q: West Kowloon Reclamation Concept Plan Competition (PDF)

7 February 2012 Results of applications for Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced (with photos) (PDF)

19 January 2012 Speech by PSHA at opening ceremony of "Fantastic Creatures from the British Museum" exhibition (English only)

18 January 2012 LCQ10: Arts Development Fund (PDF)

5 January 2012 Shanghai and Hong Kong pledge to enhance cultural exchange (PDF)

5 January 2012 Shanghai and Hong Kong pledge to enhance cultural exchange (PDF)

23 December 2011 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (PDF)

15 December 2011 HAB and SACH sign agreement to enhance exchange and co-operation in cultural heritage (with photos) (PDF)

26 October 2011 LCQ18: Time capsule of the former Urban Council (PDF)

8 October 2011 HK and Asian economies strive for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (with photos) (PDF)

8 October 2011 SHA's speech at Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2011 (English only) (PDF)

4 October 2011 SHA's Commendation Scheme Presentation Ceremony (with photos) (PDF)

30 September 2011 SHA welcomes more cultural co-operation between HK and Russia (with photos) (PDF)

29 September 2011 SHA's speech on cultural significance of HK at St Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Sciences (PDF)

26 September 2011 SHA signs MOU to boost cultural ties between HK and Russia (with photos) (PDF)

25 September 2011 SHA visits Russia (PDF)

31 August 2011 Government formulates measures to promote intangible cultural heritage (PDF)

22 July 2011 Appointment to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre (PDF)

22 July 2011 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee (PDF)

13 July 2011 Young talents receive Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund scholarships (with photo) (PDF)

29 June 2011 LCQ16: Promotion of Chinese art and culture (PDF)

23 June 2011 Twelfth Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held today (with photos) (PDF)

16 June 2011 ACAD launches Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (PDF)

9 June 2011 Creative public artworks to light up government buildings (PDF)

3 June 2011 Four traditional activities from Hong Kong successfully inscribed onto the national list of intangible cultural heritage (PDF)

17 May 2011 Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Co-operation Forum premiered in Hong Kong (PDF)

28 April 2011 SHA opens Hong Kong Garden at Xi'an International Horticultural Exposition (PDF)

18 April 2011 SHA's speech at opening ceremony of exhibition on Albert Einstein (English only) (PDF)

26 March 2011 Speech by PSHA at Opening Concert of Hong Kong 2011 International a cappella Festival (English only) (PDF)

25 March 2011 Appointments to Board of Trustees and Council of Lord Wilson Heritage Trust (PDF)

25 March 2011 SHA's opening remarks at LegCo Special Finance Committee meeting (PDF)

22 February 2011 Speech by PSHA at the Joint Zonta Public Affairs Forum (English only) (PDF)

12 January 2011

LCQ13:Public library service (PDF)

31 December 2010 Appointments to Hong Kong Arts Development Council (PDF)

30 December 2010 Appointments to Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee (PDF)

18 December 2010 Hong Kong and Taiwan to organise cultural co-operation forum and promote Chinese creative brands (PDF)

26 November 2010 Appointments to Council of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (PDF)

18 November 2010 Appointments to the Board of Hong Kong Dance Company Limited (PDF)

28 October 2010 Appointments to the Board of Governors of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited (PDF)

28 October 2010 Advisory Committee on Arts Development established (PDF)

27 October 2010 LCQ10:Performance venues for independent music and open-air concerts (PDF)

21 October 2010 Government buildings to showcase public art and creativity (PDF)

20 October 2010 Advisory panels established for public museums (PDF)

18 October 2010 Budding Hong Kong artists take their talent to Shanghai Expo (PDF)

15 October 2010 Appointments to the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (PDF)

12 October 2010 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Ltd (PDF)

30 September 2010 Guidelines of the Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project) revised (PDF)

30 September 2010 Appointments to Council of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Limited (PDF)

28 September 2010 Cantonese Opera Development Fund Investment Committee established (PDF)

20 September 2010 Polling Results of the 2010 Nomination of Representatives of Arts Interests for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (PDF)

19 September 2010 HKADC nomination exercise voting figures (PDF)

18 September 2010 Polling for HKADC nomination exercise well in progress (PDF)

17 September 2010 Polling for HKADC nomination exercise starts today (PDF)

15 September 2010 Call on voters to take part in HK Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise (PDF)

9 September 2010 SHA starts visit in Japan (PDF)

1 September 2010 Candidates forum for HKADC nomination exercise this Saturday (PDF)

20 August 2010 Twenty-nine valid nominations received for HKADC nomination exercise (PDF)

19 August 2010 HKSAR Government committed to preserving and developing Cantonese opera (PDF)

19 August 2010 SHA spoke on preservation and development of Cantonese opera (PDF)

16 August 2010 "Passion for Hong Kong: Exhibition of Works by Professor Jao Tsung-i" opens at Shanghai Expo (PDF)

10 August 2010 Cultural Co-operation Committee set up to foster exchange between Hong Kong and Taiwan (PDF)

2 August 2010 Arts professionals urged to stand as candidates in HKADC nomination exercise (PDF)

14 July 2010 LCQ2: Street performances (PDF)

9 July 2010 Arts organisations urged to submit voter registration forms for HKADC nomination exercise (PDF)

25 June 2010 11th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting held in Macao today (PDF)

11 June 2010 Arts organisations urged to register their members as voters in HKADC nomination exercise (PDF)

24 May 2010 HAB and ART HK announce launch of Hong Kong Art Week (PDF)

19 May 2010

LCQ11: Progress of leisure and cultural services projects of the former Municipal Councils (PDF)

5 May 2010 LCQ18: Street arts performance (PDF)

30 April 2010 Appointments to Public Libraries Advisory Committee (PDF)

28 April 2010 LCQ16:The opening hours of public museums (PDF)

16 April 2010 Appointments to Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee announced (PDF)

31 March 2010 Appointments to Board of Trustees of HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund (PDF)

29 March 2010 Nomination exercise for Hong Kong Arts Development Council starts tomorrow (PDF)

26 March 2010 Speech by SHA at LegCo Special Finance Committee Meeting (PDF)

17 March 2010 LCQ7: Arts and Sport Development Fund (PDF)

11 March 2010 Consultation sessions for Hong Kong Arts Development Council Nomination Exercise (PDF)

1 February 2010 Future development of museum services (PDF)

18 January 2010 SHA attends cultural co-operation forum in Beijing (PDF)

15 January 2010 Symposium promotes development of theatrical arts across the Straits (PDF)

13 January 2010

LCQ16:Development of public art (PDF)

13 January 2010 LCQ12: Mr Tsang Tsou-choi's ink writing (PDF)

6 January 2010

LCQ13: Arts festivals (PDF)

6 January 2010 LCQ8: Exhibitions and programmes of Hong Kong Museum of Art (PDF)

31 December 2009 Appointments to Council of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (PDF)

24 November 2009 SHA’s speech at opening ceremony of Budding Winter (PDF)

24 November 2009 Government launches "Budding Winter" to bring arts closer to community (with photos) (PDF)

21 October 2009 LCQ19: Preservation and development of Cantonese opera (PDF)

30 October 2009 Governments developing Cantonese opera (with photo) (PDF)

16 October 2009 Speech by PSHA at Business Luncheon hosted by Berlin ETO in Vienna (English only) (PDF)

16 October 2009 Promotion of creative and cultural industries high on Government agenda (with photos) (PDF)

8 October 2009 Statement on cultural co-operation released at Asia Cultural co-operation Forum (with photos) (PDF)

8 October 2009 SHA on Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum (PDF)

8 October 2009 Speech by SHA at Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2009 (English only) (PDF)

6 October 2009 Home Affairs Bureau hosts Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum (PDF)

2 October 2009 Govt welcomes inscription of Yueju on UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (PDF)

28 September 2009 Hong Kong's first application for inscription on national list of intangible cultural heritage (with photos) (PDF)

18 September 2009 HAB statement on cultural software investment (PDF)

17 September 2009 Government attaches importance to visual arts (with photos) (PDF)

10 September 2009 Launching of Creative October (with photo) (PDF)

10 August 2009 Appointments to Executive Committee of Cantonese Opera Development Fund (PDF)

1 August 2009 Appointments to Advisory Committee of Cantonese Opera Development Fund (PDF)

14 July 2009 Young talents receive HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund scholarships (with photo) (PDF)

8 July 2009

LCQ6: Use of open space and government properties to display works of art (PDF)

24 June 2009 LCQ16: Book donation and reading promotional activities at public libraries (PDF)

24 June 2009

LCQ9: Books on the June 4 incident in public libraries (PDF)

24 June 2009 LCQ2: Street performances (PDF)

29 May 2009 Government launches support measures for small and medium-sized arts groups (PDF)

20 May 2009

LCQ6: Promoting culture of ethnic minorities (PDF)

22 April 2009 LCQ15: Cattle Depot Artist Village (PDF)

8 April 2009 PSHA's third-day visit to Seoul (PDF)

7 April 2009 PSHA continues visit to Seoul (with photos) (PDF)

6 April 2009 PSHA pays visit to Seoul (with photos) (PDF)

1 April 2009 LCQ3: Mr Tsang Tsou-choi's works (PDF)

22 March 2009 PSHA's speech at opening ceremony of "A Capella in Town" (English only) (PDF)

20 March 2009 Appointments to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre (PDF)

18 March 2009

LCQ3: Community halls and performing arts venues (PDF)

26 February 2009 Funding Committee for the Performing Arts holds second meeting of its current term (PDF)

21 February 2009 Home Affairs Bureau welcomes tenancy renewal of Sunbeam Theatre (PDF)

21 February 2009 Secretary for Home Affairs on Sunbeam Theatre Tenancy Renewal (PDF)

20 February 2009 The tenth Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Cooperation Meeting (with photos) (PDF)

5 February 2009 Committee on Performing Arts holds first meeting in its current term (PDF)

4 February 2009 LCQ20: Storage and display of works of art (PDF)

4 February 2009 LCQ7: Developing venues for Cantonese opera (PDF)

17 January 2009 PSHA visits local arts in Fotan (with photos) (PDF)

15 January 2009 Arts Mart to foster closer partnership between schools and artists (PDF)

7 January 2009 LCQ11: Promotion of Cantonese Opera development (PDF)

1 January 2009 HAB congratulates Hong Kong poet on international award (PDF)

16 December 2008 PSHA's speech at Opening Ceremony of "The French Revolutions" Exhibition (PDF)

11 December 2008 Appointments to the board of the Hong Kong Dance Company Limited (PDF)

9 December 2008 Government endeavours to develop performance venues for Cantonese Opera (PDF)

5 December 2008 HAB congratulates Hong Kong young pianists on competition success (PDF)

28 November 2008 Appointments to the Council of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (PDF)

20 November 2008 Appointments to Committee on Performing Arts and Funding Committee for the Performing Arts (PDF)

19 November 2008 LCQ2: The work of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (PDF)

13 November 2008 PSHA's speech at 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize Presentation Ceremony (English only) (PDF)

11 November 2008 Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs visits UK (with photos) (PDF)

6 November 2008 PSHA visits Venice Biennale in Italy (with photo) (PDF)

5 November 2008 Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs visits arts facilities in Budapest (with photos) (PDF)

3 November 2008 PSHA' s luncheon speech on cultural development in Hong Kong (PDF)

3 November 2008 Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs visits Hungary (with photo) (PDF)

30 October 2008 Appointments to Board of Governors of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd (PDF)

23 October 2008 PSHA's speech at opening ceremony of 2008 New Vision Arts Festival (PDF)

23 October 2008 Appointments to the council of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Limited (PDF)

23 October 2008

Appointment of Members to West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board (with photos) (PDF)

13 October 2008 Secretary for Home Affairs speaks at the opening ceremony of the Clore Leadership Symposium (English Only) (PDF)

12 October 2008 Speech by Secretary for Home Affairs at premiere presentation of Hong Kong Panorama: A Rhapsody of Cantonese Opera (English only) (PDF)

12 October 2008 Secretary for Home Affairs opens Chinese Opera premiere in New York (with photo) (PDF)

11 October 2008 SHA Launches "New York Celebrates Hong Kong 2008" Festival (with photos) (PDF)

5 October 2008 PSHA's speech at Shakespeare4All's "The Taming of the Shrew" opening programme (English only) (PDF)

28 September 2008 PSHA's speech at J P Morgan Masters Series Private Dinner with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (English only) (PDF)

22 September 2008 Appointments to the Council of the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Limited (PDF)

4 September 2008 HAB congratulates Hong Kong poet on competition success (PDF)

14 August 2008 Wellington and HK to have closer art and culture ties (with photos) (PDF)

1 August 2008 Appointment to the Board of Governors of Hong Kong Arts Centre (PDF)

28 July 2008 HAB congratulates young Hong Kong pianist (PDF)

18 July 2008 PSHA visits cultural agencies in Japan (PDF)

16 July 2008 Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs visits Japan (with photo) (PDF)

4 July 2008

Government welcomes passage of WKCD Authority Bill and financial arrangements for WKCD (PDF)

3 July 2008 SHA's transcript on the passage of WKCD Authority Bill (PDF)

2 July 2008 HAB congratulates young Hong Kong pianists (PDF)

26 June 2008 PSHA's speech at Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Donors' Thank-You Dinner (English only) (PDF)

22 June 2008 Hong Kong receives a donation of dinosaur fossils of Lufengosaurus (with photos) (PDF)

20 June 2008 Government's response to LegCo Subcommittee on WKCD's Report on Phase III Study (PDF)

16 June 2008 SHA to visit Yunnan and Beijing (PDF)

5 June 2008 Government's response to LegCo Subcommittee's questions on WKCD's financing arrangement (PDF)

30 May 2008

Government's response to LegCo WKCD Subcommittee Specialist Advisory's report (PDF)

28 May 2008 LCQ2: Celebrations for local traditional festivals (PDF)

19 May 2008 Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee appoints new members (PDF)

14 May 2008

LCQ12: Materials of public libraries (PDF)

6 May 2008 Government sets up Public Libraries Advisory Committee (PDF)

28 April 2008 HAB congratulates young Hong Kong conductor (PDF)

16 April 2008 LCQ16: Services and development of public libraries (PDF)

12 March 2008 "Theatre Ensemble" to graduate from government subvention system (PDF)

5 March 2008 PSHA's speech at Hong Kong Arts Festival Chairman's Thank you dinner (PDF)

5 March 2008 LCQ2: Cultivating cultural literacy in schools and community (PDF)

20 February 2008 LCQ8: Arts education (PDF)

20 February 2008 LCQ2: Promotion of local art (PDF)

30 January 2008

LCQ10: Role and operation of public libraries (PDF)

16 January 2008 LCQ17: Commissioning of opinion surveys by Government (PDF)

26 December 2007 Appointments to the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (PDF)

24 December 2007 Appointments to the Council of HK Academy for Performing Arts (PDF)

20 December 2007 Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs visits Beijing (PDF)

18 December 2007 Hong Kong Young Talent Cantonese Opera Troupe gets three year grant (PDF)

12 December 2007 Public engagement exercise on WKCD closes (PDF)

11 December 2007 HAB statement (PDF)

29 November 2007 Public engagement exercise on WKCD project to end next month (PDF)

7 November 2007 LCQ7: Intangible cultural heritage (PDF)

30 October 2007 PSHA' s speech at the Civic Debate on Culture and Cultural Facilities (English only) (PDF)

19 October 2007 PSHA's speech at the opening ceremony of Mediterranean Arts Festival (PDF)

18 October 2007 HAB congratulates young Hong Kong conductor (PDF)

17 October 2007 LCQ12: Provision of Internet workstations and computer facilities at public libraries (PDF)

1 October 2007 Voter turnout rate reached 26.12% for the HKADC nomination exercise (PDF)

26 September 2007 Plea to voters in HK Arts Development Council nomination exercise (PDF)

12 September 2007 Recommendation report of the Consultative Committee on the Core Arts and Cultural Facilities of the West Kowloon Cultural District (PDF)

11 September 2007 Candidate forum for the HKADC nomination exercise on Saturday (PDF)

3 September 2007 SHA meets the 10 Major Performing Arts Groups (PDF)

2 September 2007 25 valid nominations received for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council nomination exercise (PDF)

13 August 2007 Arts professionals urged to stand for nomination in the HKADC exercise (PDF)

10 August 2007 Appointments to Executive Committee of Cantonese Opera Development Fund (PDF)

1 August 2007 Appointments to the Advisory Committee of the Cantonese Opera Development Fund (PDF)

23 July 2007 'ArtSIA Calendar' website to promote major Asian arts events (PDF)

21 July 2007 Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum 2007 starts tomorrow (PDF)

28 June 2007 Arts community urged to register as HKADC nomination exercise voters (PDF)

30 May 2007 LCQ5: Cultural heritage tourism (PDF)

30 May 2007

Government accepts proposals to improve public museum services (PDF)

28 May 2007 Arts organisations and arts workers urged to register (PDF)

25 May 2007

Committee on Libraries submits proposals to enhance public library services (PDF)

23 May 2007 SHA's speaking points on preservation of Queen's Pier (PDF)

23 May 2007 Government decides not to declare Queen's Pier a monument (PDF)

16 May 2007

LCQ19: Grading assessment of antiquities and monuments (PDF)

16 May 2007 LCQ10: Lee Tat Bridge in Shui Tsan Tin Tsuen, Pat Heung (PDF)

2 May 2007 Launch of 2007 nomination exercise for HK Arts Development Council tomorrow (PDF)

20 April 2007 Building at 128 Pok Fu Lam Road declared as proposed monument (PDF)

18 April 2007 LCQ1: Yau Ma Tei Theatre (PDF)

30 March 2007 HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Board of Trustees appointments (PDF)

30 March 2007 Appointments to Lord Wilson Heritage Trust Board of Trustees and Council (PDF)

21 March 2007 SHA welcomes new Cantonese opera association (PDF)

2 February 2007

Open forums to gauge public views on built heritage conservation policy (PDF)

31 January 2007

LCQ12: Funding support to arts organisations (PDF)

8 January 2007 Appointments to Antiquities Advisory Board (PDF)

22 December 2006 Appointments to the Council of HK Academy for Performing Arts (PDF)

13 December 2006 LCQ11: Display of train compartment (PDF)

6 December 2006 LCQ14: Rating of historical buildings (PDF)

6 December 2006

LCQ13: Statutory monuments and historical buildings (PDF)

20 November 2006 Appointment to the Committee on Performing Arts and Funding Committee for the Performing Arts (PDF)

15 November 2006 LCQ17: World Heritage List (PDF)

9 November 2006 Joint statement on signing of MoU on cultural co-operation between HK and Vietnam (PDF)

8 November 2006 LCQ6: Street performance (PDF)

7 November 2006 Appointments to Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Board of Governors (PDF)

1 November 2006 LCQ7: Leisure and cultural services projects of former Municipal Councils (PDF)

27 October 2006 Proposed admission fees for Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum gazetted today (PDF)

22 September 2006 Arts re-appointments announced (PDF)

13 August 2006 SHA congratulates Hong Kong young pianist (PDF)

28 June 2006 LCQ8: Promoting development of Cantonese opera (PDF)

16 June 2006

Government accepts proposals to boost performing arts (PDF)

7 June 2006

LCQ6: Opening hours of public libraries (PDF)

24 May 2006 LCQ20: Performance venues for Cantonese opera (PDF)

5 May 2006 Appointments to a new term of the Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee (PDF)

26 April 2006 LCQ6: Built heritage conservation policy (PDF)

6 April 2006

Appointment of committee and advisers on facilities for West Kowloon Cultural District (PDF)

23 March 2006 Appointment to the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong Arts Centre (PDF)

22 February 2006 SHA's transcript on West Kowloon Cultural District Development (PDF)

27 January 2006 "My Heart, My Home" receives overwhelming response (PDF)

11 January 2006 LCQ14: Acoustics of LCSD performance venues (PDF)

12 November 2005 SHA's closing remarks at Asia Cultural Cooperation Forum (English only) (PDF)

10 November 2005 SHA's speech at the opening session of Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum (English only) (PDF)

10 November 2005 SHA's speech at Asian Cultural Ministers' Meeting of Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum (English only) (PDF)

27 October 2005 Appointments to the General Committee of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited (PDF)

10 September 2005 Joint statement on Memorandum of Understanding between HK and Hungary (PDF)

8 September 2005 Hong Kong signs MOU with Netherlands on cultural co-operation (PDF)

8 September 2005 Joint statement on Memorandum of Understanding between HK and the Netherlands (English only) (PDF)

25 August 2005 Committee on Libraries discusses the provision of library services in Tin Shui Wai (PDF)

15 June 2005 Proposed private treaty grant of former Explosives Magazine (PDF)

25 May 2005 LCQ 17: Promoting development of cultural and creative industries (PDF)

11 May 2005 LCQ1: Renovating factory buildings to develop creative arts villages (PDF)

9 May 2005 Appointment to Committee on Libraries (PDF)

6 April 2005 LCQ9: Cultural and creative industries (PDF)

31 March 2005 Appointments to Lord Wilson Heritage Trust Board of Trustees and Council (PDF)

2 March 2005 LCQ2: Development project at the former Explosives Magazine site (PDF)

31 January 2005 Government to set up Sun Yat-sen Museum (PDF)

12 January 2005 Appointments to HK Arts Development Council (PDF)

10 January 2005 Appointments to the Antiquities Advisory Board (PDF)

 

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