Reviving The Spirit Of Martial Arts At The Jao Tsung-I Academy
An exhibition celebrating China’s sword heritage
Presented by the International Guosho Association in collaboration with the Jao Tsung-I Academy, the exhibit is a discovery dating back to the origins and evolution of Classical Chinese Swords. Tracking the rise and fall of weaponry culture, intertwined with the changing course of the state, with more than forty traditional Chinese swords, writings, and archive photographs on display.
With the exhibit focusing on two themes, the first being sword-making procedures with videos, raw materials, and collections of material concerning the processing and fitting of the ancient craft. Secondly, the focus shifts to the development of sword culture with a selection of famous swords on display demonstrating the transformation of sword-making techniques and its culture.
One of the officiating guests at the opening was Hong Kong Tatler 500 lister and columnist Hing Chao, Executive Director of International Guoshu Association, who has previously written extensively on China’s rich sword-making heritage
Rediscover Classical Chinese Swords Exhibition
Date: November 15 to 23, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Venue: Hall 2 and 3, Jao Tsung-I Academy, 800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon