Since the 1950s, large, colourful flower plaques have been used in Hong Kong to mark celebrations for Chinese New Year and temple festivals. Traditionally made of bamboo, the special crafting technique used to create these decorative plaques is a skill that has been recognised as part of Hong Kong’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.

During this 2-hour workshop, the tutor Chan Sing introduces the history and art of flower plaque making in Hong Kong, and leads participants through a step-by-step process to create a mini flower plaque decorated with individual auspicious quotes.

Date:
20 July 2019 (Saturday)

Time:
3:30pm – 5:30pm

Venue:
Studio 8, 2/F, Xiqu Centre

Tutor:
Chan Sing (Mini Flower Plaque Handicraftsman)

Language:
Cantonese

Capacity:
20

Fee:
HK$200 per participant (includes one set of materials)

Each registered participant will receive one set of materials only. Registered participants may be accompanied by one companion.

This workshop involves use of a hot glue gun. Registered participants aged under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Accessibility Services:
Cantonese audio description and Hong Kong sign language interpretation are available upon request with at least 14 days’ advance notice.

Adverse Weather Arrangements:
The workshop will be cancelled if a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force at/after 11:30am on the day of the event.

Enquiries:
Please contact Ms Chan at (852) 2200 0812 or learning@wkcda.hk during office hours.

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