Jao Tsung-I Academy
Sprawling on an oasis hillside in Lai Chi Kok with a cluster of grade III historic buildings, Jao Tsung-I Academy (JTIA) is an award winning project under the first batch of the “Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme” of the HKSAR Government. It is revitalized into a hub to promote cultural and educational activities with the theme of “Cultural Heritage”, operated by an NGO, the Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture (HKIPCC). The Academy is named in honor of Professor Jao Tsung-i, for his extraordinary academic contributions towards Sinology. JTIA is a cultural landmark promoting Chinese culture, facilitating cultural exchanges, and contributing to society at large. By organizing various exhibitions, seminars, workshops, performing arts, education programmes in this cultural hub, JTIA encourages the general public in experiencing a unique cultural heritage in Hong Kong.
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Jao Tsung-I Academy (JTIA) is a cultural landmark promoting Chinese culture with the theme of “Cultural Heritage”, by organizing and co-organizing over 2,000 items of cultural activities and exhibitions, like the music performances, handcraft market and workshops of “Hanging Around @ JTIA”, “Heavenly Music of Dunhuang” Exhibition and Concert, Chinese Traditional Food Workshop, etc. JTIA also focus on developing the sustainability and comprehensive education activities, like “Etiquette and Manners” Cultural Project, Hong Kong OVER The Past 100 Years Historical Photo Exhibition, “The Vivid World of Chinese Characters: From the Origin to the Future” Exhibition etc. JTIA also offers a wide range of venues and facilities which are available for rent and featured accommodation of Heritage Lodge. All these services can accommodate more than 260,000 nos. of local and oversea visitors annually.