Walk in North Point: Eastern District’s Cultural Odyssey
Culture for Tomorrow is honoured to partner with Walk in Hong Kong and Youth Square to launch the “Walk in North Point” event series. We’ll unveil a multifaceted narrative of North Point with seminars and walking tours hosted in collaboration with experts in the fields of architecture, geography, gastronomy, literature, popular culture and history. In our first session in January, we will introduce the reflection of Hong Kong literature at North Point through seminar and tour, showcasing North Point as one of the important landmarks in Hong Kong literature.
Walk in North Point: A Reflection of Hong Kong Literature
“Turning to North Point” Seminar
North Point, as one of the important landmarks in the Hong Kong literature, inspired local poets to create and casted major influence to other poetic creations. Let us revisit the days and nights in the district and play a tune with the writers together.
Speaker: Professor Chan Wai-ying
Professor Chan Wai-ying, currently teaching at the Faculty of Chinese in Lingnan University, worked for the newspaper and TV station. She likes to observe and imagine through wandering in the city, and once recorded her thoughts in her personal anthology and short novel.
Date: 11 Jan, 2020 (Sat)
Time: 11:00- 13:00
Venue: AI Zone, 5/F, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road (Exit A, MTR Chai Wan Station)
Registration: Click Here
Seats are available on a “first-come, first-served” basis.
“Living with the poets at King’s Road and Kai Yuen Terrace” Tour
The everchanging city endows the meaning of writing. Walk with the poetic inspirations in the literary tour allows you to discover the disappearing scene and how it becomes part of the North Point history.
Speaker: Hon Ki-chau
Hon Ki-char, once a journalist, was graduated from the Faculty of Chinese in Lingnan University. Hon was awarded with multiple university literature awards in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Date: 18 Jan, 2020 (Sat)
Time: 11:00- 13:00
Route: Oi! > King’s Road > State Theatre > Kiu Kwan Mansion > Chun Yeung Street (Wet Market) > North Point Pier
*”Living with the poets at King’s Road and Kai Yuen Terrace” Walking tour registration is now full, stay tuned for upcoming experiences.