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RTHK' s The Works focuses on Hong Kong's arts and cultural scene.

The Works features news and reviews of visual and performing arts, design, literary and other “ works ” .

Added illumination comes from interviews with leading performers and producers, interspersed with updates on events affecting the development of the territory 's artistic and cultural life. There's also in – most weeks – a live studio performance.

The Works is aired on RTHK 31 every Wednesday at 17:30. 

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RTHK' s The Works focuses on Hong Kong's arts and cultural scene.

The Works features news and reviews of visual and performing arts, design, literary and other “ works ” .

Added illumination comes from interviews with leading performers and producers, interspersed with updates on events affecting the development of the territory 's artistic and cultural life. There's also in – most weeks – a live studio performance.

The Works is aired on RTHK 31 every Wednesday at 17:30. 

We're on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/RTHKTheWorks/
Instagram @rthktheworks

Archive available later after broadcast. ** Please note that the programme air-time on TV is different with webcast time.

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    Impact of coronavirus on the arts: cancellation of HK Arts Festival, Art Basel & Art Central & discu

    Impact of coronavirus on the arts: cancellation of HK Arts Festival, Art Basel & Art Central & discu

    In last week’s show we talked about the effect the current coronavirus outbreak is having on art and cultural events and looked at the threat it poses to many planned mega events in Hong Kong’s Arts Month of March. Last week, after a long period of unc...

    • 21 min
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    Art book fair: Booked at Tai Kwun, "Folklore" exhibtion at "Bedroom" & in the studio: indie band, Es

    Art book fair: Booked at Tai Kwun, "Folklore" exhibtion at "Bedroom" & in the studio: indie band, Es

    Last week, the World Health Organisation declared the Wuhan coronavirus a Global Health Emergency. As we mentioned also in last week’s show, Hong Kong’s protests, and now the virus, have created major challenges for art and cultural events. The Boston ...

    • 21 min
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    Cancellation of art and cultural events in LCSD venues, artist Rose Wylie @David Zwirner & "Songs in

    Cancellation of art and cultural events in LCSD venues, artist Rose Wylie @David Zwirner & "Songs in

    For the past eight months, many art and cultural events have been cancelled due to social unrest. And now we have added concerns over the coronavirus to worry about. Most of Hong Kong’s big performing arts venues are run by the Leisure and Cultural Ser...

    • 21 min
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    CNY Special: Chinese paper cutting & sign making & in the studio: erhu player Chan Pik-sum x

    CNY Special: Chinese paper cutting & sign making & in the studio: erhu player Chan Pik-sum x

    Just two days to go before the Year of the Rat is upon us, so, as we do to celebrate almost every Lunar New Year, we have some festive treats in this week’s programme. Later in the show, we have a fusion of East and West as erhu player Chan Pik-sum and...

    • 21 min
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    Mobile theatre: The Happy Poor Guys, "Why Print 2" & in the studio: pianist Olli Mustonen

    Mobile theatre: The Happy Poor Guys, "Why Print 2" & in the studio: pianist Olli Mustonen

    In the old days, popular entertainment in Hong Kong was closely related to traditional customs and practice, often part of celebrations of birthdays or deities or festivals.
    Most of the entertainment took place outdoors, or even on the streets and in ...

    • 21 min
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    For those of us who think we might keep them, the beginning of the new year can be a good time to make resolutions, such as to start a new chapter in life or learn something new. “Hok Hok Zapp” is Cantonese for learning. It is also the name of a two-ye...

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