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HKHTC Event Series for Read@Polytechnic University 2014

2017-04-04T11:19:07+08:00Tags: , , , |

We are pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition in partnership with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. From September 15 through October 30, students will interact with panels on Holocaust history, as well as information on other genocides, in the campus library.

Photos of the exhibition are online here.

This initiative is part PolyU’s annual Read@ event series, which this year centers on John Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. On October 7 students heard from Holocaust survivor Silvain Gilbert. On October 13 and 20, they will watch the film based on Boyne’s book and partake in a post-screening discussion on the film.

Sara Atzmon exhibition and visit – February-May 2014

2020-12-31T09:19:57+08:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The exhibition ‘Surviving Evil’ was extensively reported in the media.

We have had additional coverage from  The Standard, Hong Kong Magazine, SCMP listings-editors choice, Jewish Times Asia, and Asian Jewish Life as well as Sing Tao and Ta Kung Pao in the Chinese press.

Mrs Atzmon’s visit to Macau was covered by the Portugese language paper hojemacau.

Photos from Mrs Atzmon’s school visits as a gallery or a slide show can be viewed here.

Yom HaShoah – 27th April 2014

2020-12-31T09:20:56+08:00Tags: , , |

Our annual Yom HaShoah commemoration was held at the University Museum and Gallery, among the haunting and evocative paintings of Sara Atzmon.

Students from Li Po Chun College gave beautiful musical accompaniment to the readings and poetry.

Please click here for coverage in Jewish Times Asia.

Surviving Evil – The Pictorial Landscape of Sara Atzmon: Feb 25th – May 4th 2014

2017-01-21T01:30:56+08:00Tags: , , , |

Please click here to see coverage of our exhibition at Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery.

We are delighted that this was featured in the Young South China Morning Post, since this is a very important target group for our educational mission.

This exhibition has also been covered by a column in the Hong Kong Ecomomic Journal, Ming Pao, Le Petit Journal, The House News and Xinhua Website as well as featured as ‘pick of the day’ in the SCMP listings and 24 hours. There was a prominent listing in the now closed HK Magazine.

Olga Horak press coverage

2022-07-19T02:06:27+08:00Tags: , , , , , |

We have had wonderful press coverage for the visit of Holocaust survivor Olga Horak, who toured 8 schools and addressed well over 2000 students.

Ming Pao – a Chinese daily and the Young SCMP covered her talk at La Salle College and Apple Daily published a wonderful interview.

Please click here to read the Apple Daily interview in Chinese and click here for an interview in the SCMP Post Magazine and here for an article on page 40 of The Correspondent.

An Oasis of Survival and Hope – exhibition in Central Hong Kong

2020-12-31T09:48:01+08:00Tags: |

Our exhibition in Central Hong Kong has created a lot of interest amongst the press and general public. Many people are stopping to read the exhibition panels, look at the wonderful student art and take a moment to reflect on the horrors of racism and intolerance that culminated in the Holocaust.
View the exhibition panels by clicking this link


Here are some of the articles and radio interviews.

Holocaust exhibition in Central features concentration camp art  SCMP




Teachers can nip prejudice in the bud  SCMP column




We are also covered in the Chinese papers.


Hong Kong Economic Journal article



Click here to view photos of the exhibition pieces and the opening

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