上環文化遊 – Sheung Wan Cultural Walk

Date:15 Jan 2013
Time:08:00 – 12:00 onwards
Venue:Sheung Wan

The Sheung Wan(上環) district has been an important district for the local Chinese population since 1843. This Cultural Walk, guided by Dr. Sidney Cheung (80), Chairperson of the Anthropology Department, Chinese University of HK, will take participants through three main streets in the district: Wing Lok Street (永樂街), Ko Shing Street (高陞街) and Bonham Strand West (文咸西街). The former two streets are the distribution center of dried seafoods. Bonham Strand West offers Ginseng, Birds Nest and traditional Chinese medicinal products. These streets offer a testimony of the interesting story of Hong Kong history, local culture and economic developments in the last 170 years.

For further details, see link: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ant/sheungwan/tours.htm

Date and time: 26 January, 2013, Saturday (9 am to 12 noon) 
Quota: A maximum of 16 participants

Rundown: 

08:00 – 09:00(Optional) Dim Sum breakfast at the traditional 蓮香居 Lin Heung Kui Restaurant 上環, 德輔道西46 – 50號 (** Note: do not confuse this restaurant with 蓮香樓)
09:00 – 11:45Group to meet at front of Lin Heung Kui at 9 am to begin guided walk, which will last for around 3 hours.
11:45 – 12:00Debriefing, and Q & A
12:00 onwardsOptional networking lunch with fellow old boys and friends

Reminder: Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your own drinks. 
Cost: $80 per person ($70 if paid by LSCOBA Visa Card)

Any LSCOBA member (and ONE guest on his invitation) interested in joining this walk, please register on or before Wednesday 23 January 2013 by filling in the registration form and faxing it to 2337-4951 for payment of the $80 per head / $70 for payment with LSCOBA Visa Card. Places offered on a first-come-first-served basis.