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Local Visit - Longevity and Virtues: Birthday Celebrations of the Qing Emperors and Empress Dowagers

  • Hong Kong Museum of History 100 Chatham Road South Kowloon Hong Kong (map)

This exhibition is a highlight programme to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. About 210 items/sets of precious exhibits associated with the grand birthday celebrations of Emperor Kangxi, Empress Dowager Chongqing (mother of Qianlong), Emperor Qianlong, Emperor Jiaqing and Empress Dowager Cixi, from the collection of The Palace Museum will be displayed. The exhibits will showcase the ritual system related to the birthday celebrations of the Qing emperors and empress dowagers, and the rich culture of ancient Chinese birthday celebration.
Programme Coordinator: Dr. Helen Tinsley

Guide: English-speaking guide from the Hong Kong Museum of History

Assemble Time: 10:30 am

Tour Starts: 10:45 am (ends at approx. 11:45 am)

Meeting Point: Lobby, Hong Kong Museum of History, 100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong (next to the Hong Kong Science Museum)

Admission: Free of charge for RAS members & accompanying guests

Booking: Please email in advance to reserve your place.

N.B.:  ***Numbers will be capped so please book early***

Earlier Event: June 21
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Later Event: September 12
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