Discover Dunhuang

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Go for a time travel with Youth Square and explore the art and culture of Dunhuang!


Cultural Sharing Session (Completed. Thank you for your support)

Youth Square is proud to present this sharing session which will be conducted by esteemed scholar. You are welcomed to join on a first-come-first-served basis.


Topic: Dunhuang Culture and Conservation 

Date: 17 Jun 2016 ( Friday)

Time: 19:00-20:30

Location:  Dance Studio, 6/F, Youth Square

Guest Speaker: Dr. TSUI Chung-hui, Lecturer, The Centre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong ( Conducted in Putonghua ). 


Exhibition (Completed. Thank you for your support)

The “Discover Dunhuang 2016” exhibition will offer you a truly eye-opening journey by displaying the art and cultural side of ancient Dunhuang with detailed explanation of its importance in Chinese art and culture history. You may also enjoy our Chinese traditional dancing performance and Dunhuang special music performance on selected days. Visitors may also take part in D.I.Y. Rubbing to understand the differences in social life between ancient Dunhuang and now.

Date: 23 Mar – 12 Jun 2016

Time: 09:00 – 23:00

Location: Y Platform, 1/F, Youth Square


*Special thanks to the contribution of Dunhuang Academy China, Leisure and Cultural Services Department,

Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Ms. Leonie Ki Man Fung, Ms. Lee Mei Yin and Commercial Press, Hong Kong.


Guided Tour (Completed. Thank you for your support)

Apart from some exhibition panels, “Discover Dunhuang” Exhibition will also include 3-Dimensional displays to introduce the art of Dunhuang and the preservation of historical art pieces over the years. Under the guidance of docents, you can explore Dunhuang from the art, cultural and conservative perspectives as well as to understand the importance of ancient Dunhuang in the history of Chinese art and culture. Walk-in attendance is also welcomed.


Date: 11 Jun 2016 (Sat)

Time: 13:00 – 14:00

Location: Y Platform, 1/F, Youth Square

Games with Prizes (Completed. Thank you for your support)

Game quiz will also be held during the exhibition period. Participants simply need to answer simple questions about the exhibition and may win a chance to get a Dunhuang special coaster and a HKD50 book coupon.


Colouring Workshops (Completed. Thank you for your support)

Youth Square is also cooperating with Vivienne Tam, the world-renowned fashion designer, to produce colouring pictures adapted from her previously designed patterns made on clothes. These colouring pictures will be given out to young people in the exhibition.


Date: 4 – 12 Jun 2016

Time: 12:00 -18:00

Location: Y Platform, 1/F, Youth Square


Art Workshops (Completed. Thank you for your support)

Participants will have the opportunity to have Dunhuang style art creation under the instructor’s guidance. The objective of this activity is to inspire the participants to explore the essence of art of Dunhuang and hence trigger their creativity.


“Discover Dunhuang” Art and Culture Ambassador Learning Trip (Enrollment closed)

Date: 8 - 13 Jun 2016

Appointed “Discover Dunhuang” Art and Culture Ambassador will be able to visit Dunhuang in person for field-study. Itinerary includes visiting cavern, painter village / sculpture workshop, interacting with local teachers and learning skills in painting, colored drawing, clay art, imitation and sculpture in groups.


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