An Exploration into the History, Culture and Art of Dunhuang and Xian (2017)

Upload Date : 28 March 2017

Objective

In alignment with the school curriculum, the Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland Exchange Programme entitled “An Exploration into the History, Culture and Art of Dunhuang and Xian (2017)” (the Programme) with an aim to strengthening students’ understanding of the ancient sites, history, landforms and conservation work of Dunhuang and Xian, their appreciation of the great treasures in art and culture kept in the historical relics, as well as their exploration of the development in the ancient Silk Road and the contemporary Belt and Road Initiative.  

 

The Programme consists of the following 3 identical 6-day study tours:

Study Tour A: 24 – 29 June 2017 (Places available: 40 senior secondary students and 4 school teachers)

Study Tour B: 25 – 30 June 2017 (Places available: 40 senior secondary students and 4 school teachers)

Study Tour C: 26 June – 1 July 2017 (Places available: 40 senior secondary students and 4 school teachers)

 

Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3  in the Circular Memorandum (Chinese version only).

 

Each school can nominate at most two groups of participants (each group consists of 10 senior secondary students and 1 teacher) for the Programme.  While schools can encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join the Programme, and participation is on a voluntary basis.  Interested schools are requested to return the completed application form (Annex 4  in the Circular Memorandum, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB by fax (3104 0716) on or before 24 April 2017 (Monday).  Late submissions will not be accepted.

 

Enquiries 

For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section, Education Bureau at 2892 5936 or 2892 6472.

 

For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 45/2017. [download]