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Visit Lady Yang's / 楊氏 Grave (Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mum)

The idea that Dr. Sun Yat-sen, co-founder of modern China, buried his beloved Mother (and fellow revolutionary) here in Hong Kong is interesting in and of itself. Add in the fact that his hometown is over 75 kilometers away in Zhongshan / 中山, Guangdong...

Visit Miu Gok Yuen Nunnery and the Martyrs of the 6 Day War of 1899

Miu Gok Yuen Nunnery and Martyr’s Grave on Fung Kat Heung Road is one of the few places where people can go to remember the last armed conflict in what is now Hong Kong. For those of you who are unfamiliar, in 1899 several thousand "punti" villagers in...

Visit Tai Fu Tai - 大夫第 in San Tin - 新田 Village

Over the past several months I've been helping the good folks at Hong Kong Baptist University to organize "Sacred Spaces" style events for students who live in their Residence Hall. So far we've been to a handful of places including some of our favorit...

Rouge of the North / 怨女 (1988)

TitleRouge of the North (En) / 怨女 (Zh)Year1988DirectorFred Tan / Tan Hon-Cheung / 但漢章StarringPat Ha / 夏文汐Based on Chang’s BookRouge of the NorthLength107 minutes The life and work of Eileen Chang have come down to us now as the stuff of legend. From he...

Annual Tai Hang 大坑 Fire Dragon Dance Festival

Sacred Spaces will attend yet another Tai Hang Fire Dragon Festival. According to the Tai Hong Dragon Festival Website (http://www.taihangfiredragon.hk): "When the people of Tai Hang village miraculously stopped a plague with a fire dragon dance in t...

East Kowloon Walk including Ngau Chi Wan / 牛池灣 and Former RAF Barracks

Ju Ming, Tai Chi Earlier this year Sacred Spaces sent out a small survey asking you all a few basic questions. One of the "lessons learned" from that exercise was that we were woefully neglecting Kowloon. Since then we've spent a lot of time plannin...

Visit the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (HKMMS) / 香港醫學博物館

Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (HKMMS) / 香港醫學博物館 Health and Healthcare have always been a very important part of local Hong Kong Culture. During the early days of the Colonial Era, re-settling Chinese brought with them so-called TCM or "Tradit...

Visit Digital Dunhuang Exhibition at Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Taken from the Hong Kong Leisure Department’s website Of all the Sacred Spaces in China, "Dunhuang / 敦煌" is among the most important. In recent times Dunhuang has become an umbrella term for a series of religious, historical, and archeological sites i...

The Miu Fat Buddhist Monastery / 妙法寺 Visit Resource Page

1/ We’ll gather at the Siu Hong MTR Station. 2/ There are several Light rail trains that will stop at Lam Tei / 藍地 where the monastery is located. Lam Tei is the NEXT stop on trains bound for the Yuen Long Light rail Terminus. 3/ Once at Lam Tei ...

Visit Miu Fat Monastery / 妙法寺

Miu Fat Buddhist Monastery / 妙法寺 from WikicommonsVisiting an ancient temple is an amazing experience. When you're there your mind often drifts back to earlier times when monks and nuns read their texts and chanted their sutras. Modern temples, on the o...