From Offerings to Furnishings

Traditional Chinese paper crafts have been used in funeral rites, ancestor worship and temple festivals for centuries. But in Hong Kong, the craft is being kept alive by masters who are branching out into modern uses of this ancient art - breaking taboos to use their skills to make decorations and furnishings.

Crochet Away!

Learn to knit, crochet or enjoy a good yarn with fellow crafters at La Belle Epoque!

College Hip-hop Rebels

They pose with gangsta swagger and their lyrics are full of profanities and references to sex and violence. But local hip-hop outfit the Low Mays are a bunch of university students just trying to express their idea of Hong Kong culture through rap.

A Splash in the Ocean

They're up and dipping into the sea when most people are still sleeping. Varsity meets Hong Kong's morning swimmers who insist on their daily dawn exercise come rain, shine or even typhoons!

Strike a Pose in Qipao

If you've ever wanted to star in your own photo-shoot, recreating the look of Maggie Cheung in Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love, consider renting a qipao from the collection at Yan Shang Kee.

Treasure Hunt

One person's junk is another person's treasure. If you have a penchant for memorabilia from Hong Kong's bygone days, especially from its colonial past, then head to Select-18 and rummage through the owner's lovingly curated collection.

Reviving Hakka Culture in Lai Chi Wo

The mostly abandoned 400 year-old Hakka village of Lai Chi Wo is about to undergo a transformation with plans to convert derelict village houses into heritage holiday homes.

A Dying Art

Cheung Shun-king is one of the last of his kind in Hong Kong - a third generation hand-engraver of mahjong tiles.

Be Our President

Be our president in The World Council and save our world before the doomsday comes.

Silver-hair service

Gingko House, a social enterprise promoting senior employment, fulfills the seniors' hopes of a fruitful work life after retirement. Enjoy the unique “5-star delicacies, 5-star service” at Gingko House.
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