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All programmes listed are free of charge except as otherwise stated and are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Programme is subject to change without prior notice.

Competition of "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2018" Call for Entries!
 
The competition of Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters is going to be held again in 2018. The mission of the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware is to enhance creativity in the art of ceramic teaware and to foster tea drinking culture, the competition aims to stimulate awareness of and interest in ceramic art and tea drinking in Hong Kong.
 
With a view to encourage more students to engage in ceramic art, this year the competition will continue to offer the School Category to nurture young potters. On the other hand, the Open Category is opened to residents of Hong Kong in order to showcase the artistic achievements of our local contemporary potters through the competition.
 
Adjudicators
Ms. Lai Suk-yee
Mr. Lee Chi-wing
Mr. Lo Sze-lim, Chris
Mr. Takeshi Yasuda
Mr. Xu Li 
 
Entry form collection venues from December 2017 onwards :
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware 
10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong (inside Hong Kong Park)
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 
7A Kennedy Road, Central, Hong Kong (inside Hong Kong Park)
 
 
Demonstration of Gongfu Tea (Cantonese/English*/Putonghua**)
 
Gongfu tea brings out strong and unique tea fragrance. A lot of efforts need to brew a cup of gongfu tea. Our demonstrators will show you the way to make gongfu tea and let you try its special taste.
 
2018.1.6 ∣ 1.13 ∣ 1.20* ∣ 2.3 ∣ 2.10** ∣ 3.3 ∣ 3.10 ∣ 3.17* ∣ 3.24** (Sat)
11:00am – 12:00nn
Venue: Tea Corner of the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (1/F) ∣ Tea House of the K.S.Lo Gallery (G/F)
* The demonstrations will be conducted in English
** The demonstrations will be conducted in Putonghua
10 seats per session, please call 2869 6690 for reservation
Only one session could be enrolled within each month
 
 
The Charisma of Gongfu Tea (Cantonese)
 
Gongfu tea has a far-reaching influence in the contemporary tea ceremony due to its special brewing methods and tea vessels. Is the charisma of gongfu tea coming from the word ‘Kung Fu' for describing its complicated way of brewing or the tea leave processing techniques? We have invited the tea master to share with you its extraordinary ‘Kung Fu', don't miss it!
 
2018.2.24 (Sat) 3:30 – 4:30pm
Speaker : Mr. Yeung Chi-sum
Venue: Galleries 1 & 2, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
40 seats, first-come-first-served
 
The Charisma of Gongfu Tea
 
Chinese Music Tea Gathering
 
You are welcome to visit the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware with your family during the weekend to enjoy a fresh taste of Chinese tea and beautiful pieces of traditional Chinese music.
 
2018.1.27 ∣ 3.31 (Sat) 3:30 – 4:30pm
Moderator: Mr. Ip Wing-chi ∣ Mr. Tam Po-shek ∣ Mr. Wong Wai-ming ∣ Dr. Tong Kin-woon
Musician: Ms. Woo Shan-lam ∣ Ms. lu Yan ∣ Ms. Wong Ching-yee ∣ Ms. Chan Pik-sum ∣ Ms. Hung Sze-man
Venue: Galleries 1 & 2, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
Chips will be distributed on the program day at 2:30pm at the museum lobby
20 seats per session, first-come-first-served
 
Chinese Music Tea Gathering
 
Demonstration of Floral Scenery in Chinese New Year (Cantonese)
 
The Lunar New Year is beaming with joy. Our floral artist will create floral scenery to celebrate the coming of New Year. You are welcome to join and enjoy the happy new year with us!
 
Moderator: Ms. Kwan Yuen-tung
2018.2.9 (Friday)
3:30 – 4:30pm
Venue: Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (G/F)
10 seats, please call 2869 6690 for reservation
 
 
"Getting to Know More About Flagstaff House" Docent Series (Cantonese/English/Putonghua)
 
Visit our Heritage & Appreciate Five Great Kilns Docent Tour:
 
Cantonese: 2018.1.7 ∣ 1.14 ∣ 1.21 ∣ 2.4 ∣ 2.11 ∣ 2.18 (Sunday) 11:00am – 12:00nn ∣ 3:00 – 4:00pm
Putonghua: 2018.1.28 ∣ 2.25 (Sunday) 11:00am – 12:00nn
English: 2018.1.28 ∣ 2.25 (Sunday) 3:00 – 4:00pm
 
Visit our Heritage & Appreciate Six Types of Tea Docent Tour:
Cantonese: 2017.12.3 ∣ 12.10 ∣ 12.17 ∣ 12.24 | 2018.3.4 ∣ 3.11 ∣ 3.18 (Sunday) 11:00am – 12:00nn ∣ 3:00 – 4:00pm
Putonghua: 2017.12.31 | 2018.3.25 (Sunday) 11:00am – 12:00nn
English: 2017.12.31 | 2018.3.25 (Sunday) 3:00 – 4:00pm
 
Venue:Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (G/F)
12 seats per session, please call 2869 0690 for reservation
 
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Video Programme

Location

Video Programme

Language

Duration

Gallery 1, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (G/F)

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

Cantonese, English

15 mins

Gallery 1, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (G/F)

Chinese Tea Drinking

Cantonese, English, Putonghua

20 mins

Gallery 3, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (G/F)

The Essence of Gongfu Tea

Cantonese, English

6 mins

Gallery 5, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (1/F)

Let's Talk About Ceramics – Award Winners Say
(Open Category)

Cantonese, English

10 mins

Gallery 7, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware (1/F)

Let's Talk About Ceramics – Award Winners Say
(School Category)

Cantonese, English

10 mins

Education corner, the K. S. Lo Gallery (G/F)

Engraved Calligraphy

Cantonese, English

15 mins

 

Video Programme

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