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HK literature festival opens

The 11th Hong Kong Literature Festival has opened with 30 interactive literary activities exploring the correlation between literature and daily life.

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Cultural heritage centre opens

The Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre has opened to enhance people's understanding and awareness of ICH through educational and promotional activities.

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Exploring Pompeii in Hong Kong

The explosive eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD was a natural disaster that quickly became a human tragedy when billions of tons of molten rock, ash and pumice buried the Roman city of Pompeii and other nearby towns, killing most of their inhabitants. The victims' stories are being told through priceless artefacts now on show in the Mare Nostrum: Roman Navy & Pompeii exhibition at the Museum of History.

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Keep swimming pools clean

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department reminds people to keep public swimming pools clean and watch their safety when using the facilities.

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NZ troupe to perform Shakespeare

The Royal New Zealand Ballet will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream, based on Shakespeare's play, in October.

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Hamlet musical to be staged

British cult band Tiger Lillies will join forces with Theatre Republique of Denmark to present The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet, a musical version of the Shakespearean tragedy, in September.

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Revolution exhibition to open

An exhibition on commentary and humour cartoons before and after the 1911 Revolution will be held at the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum from June 17 to October 10.

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Chinese historical play to be staged

The National Theatre of China will perform the play Beijing Fayuansi in July, starring national class-one performer Xi Meijuan and directed by Tian Qinxin.

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Ballet appreciation talks set

Local ballet educator Margaret Lau will host the lecture series Encounters with Choreographers from July to September.

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Intangible heritage centre to open

The opening ceremony of the Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre will be held on June 18.

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Monet expo hours extended

The Heritage Museum will extend its opening hours to 8pm on Wednesdays, weekends and public holidays from June 1 to July 11 to allow more people to view the "Claude Monet: The Spirit of Place" exhibition.

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Art song lectures to be held

Renowned local soprano Francesca Chan will give an art song lecture series with demonstrations of Italian, French, Russian, German, English and Chinese art songs in July and August.

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Flamenco show set for May

World-renowned flamenco dancer María Pagés and her dance company will stage I, Carmen in May.

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Renowned violinist to perform

Renowned violinist Joshua Bell will join pianist Alessio Bax for a recital in April to launch the Leisure & Cultural Services Department's Great Music 2016 series.

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