Hong Kong museum aims to connect youth to Chinese culture

STORY: This new museum in Hong Kong

aims to spark interest in Chinese culture

especially among the city’s youth

The Palace Museum has

more than 900 artifacts

on loan from Beijing

Portraits from the Qing dynasty,

calligraphy and ceramics are featured

MUSEUM DIRECTOR, LOUIS NG:

"We need to promote the transmission and dissemination of Chinese culture, especially among the youth in Hong Kong. We must provide them with more opportunities to understand and appreciate traditional Chinese culture. Meanwhile, through this museum, we also hope to foster the interaction of diverse cultures across the world. In addition to displaying the treasures of the Palace Museum, we also display the art and civilizations of other countries. We would want to see interaction across cultures."

The museum

was a gift from Beijing

to mark 25 years since

the territory’s return to Chinese rule

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