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Many international cultural and sports events are held in Hong Kong, including the annual Hong Kong Arts Festival and Art Hong Kong, one of the world’s leading contemporary art fairs. A growing number of international art galleries have been set up in Hong Kong to complement existing local galleries, antique shops and the thriving art auctions in the city. Despite being influenced by a range of western and external cultural influences over the years, local cultures are valued and many Chinese traditions have continued to be developed and retained in their own distinctive forms, representing Hong Kong’s unique intangible cultural heritage.
11 According to the Working Procedures on Arts Education in School, the MOE will conduct a nationwide art show among universities and colleges, and middle and primary schools every 3 years. By far, this largest and highest artistic event for Chinese students has been held three times, presenting Chinese students’ artistic performances, art and calligraphic works, and arts education papers for communication. The event is intended to reflect their love of country and courage to seek the truth, their youthful and healthy spiritual outlook, and to promote Chinese culture and communicate these schools’ distinctive features of the age, the campus, and their students.
18 MOE, Fine Arts Curriculum Standard for Compulsory Education (2011), Beijing Normal University Press, 2012, p. 1. 24 S. ”19 The Standard also describes the teaching criteria for each grade: students in Grade 3 and Grade 4 are requested to describe the fine arts works with Chinese national features in words, and express their own feelings and understandings from different perspectives; to collect fine arts among the folk (such as papercuts, Spring Festival pictures, shadow puppets, and masks), comprehend the features or messages communicated by these works, and share their feelings with the others; and discuss the characteristics of Chinese dwelling houses within the group.