Hong Kong opens exhibition on Lingnan region

The Hong Kong Museum of History just opened an exhibition on the archaeology of Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong.

Hong Kong to hold largest exhibition of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau archaeological discoveries
7th Space, 10 June 2014

An exhibition titled “Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao” will be held at the Hong Kong Museum of History from tomorrow (June 11) until September 1, tracing the history and development of civilisation in the Lingnan region through archaeological finds from a number of important sites in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.

The exhibition is jointly presented by the Department of Culture of Guangdong Province, the Home Affairs Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region Government (SARG), and is co-organised by the Guangdong Museum, the Hong Kong Museum of History and the Macao Museum.

An opening ceremony was held today (June 10). Officiating guests included the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing; the Deputy Director General of the Department of Culture of Guangdong Province, Mr Yang Wei-shi; and the President of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SARG, Dr Ung Vai-meng.

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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