Hong Kong holds opening ceremony of May Fourth and New Culture Movement-themed exhibition

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-25 23:20:14|Editor: yan
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HONG KONG, April 25 (Xinhua) -- The opening ceremony of "The Awakening of a Generation:The May Fourth and New Culture Movement" Exhibition was held at Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum in China's Hong Kong on Thursday.

The exhibition, organized by Leisure and Cultural Services Department of China's Hong Kong special Administrative Region government and the New Culture Movement Memorial of Beijing, will open to the public on Friday, April 26, and ends on Aug. 25.

The exhibition features 81 sets of precious artifacts and historical documents, with highlight exhibits including "Qingnian Zazhi" (Youth Magazine or La Jeunesse) founded by Chen Duxiu in 1915, the "Xinchao" (the Renaissance) magazine sent by Fu Sinian to his friend, and the first edition of Lu Xun's collection of short stories, "Nahan" (Call to Arms).

"It's the first time for The New Culture Movement Memorial of Beijing to present its exhibits in Hong Kong," said Sunny Chan, the assistant curator of the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum. "We hope Hong Kong residents can understand more about The May Fourth movement via this exhibition."