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Hong Kong’s Maritime Miracle: The Story of Our City since 1945

Cultural & Leisure

17-05-2022

Hong Kong’s Maritime Miracle: The Story of Our City since 1945

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum organises a special exhibition entitled Hong Kong’s Maritime Miracle: The Story of Our City since 1945. It defines Hong Kong’s miraculous rise from the ashes of World War II and the maritime foundation that was vital in remaking the city, in a selection of 25 representative exhibits.

Hong Kong’s pre-war maritime connections facilitated her growth of an enormous global manufacturing powerhouse after the War. Containerisation in the 1970s was a key component to continue and build on this success and Hong Kong’s container trade volumes grew exponentially. When Mainland China opened up its economy in 1978, Hong Kong then outsourced much of its manufacturing into the Greater Bay Area whilst retaining her lead in finance and services. The maritime trade continues to support the growth of the Greater Bay Area, with Hong Kong at its heart.

Date

24-06-2022 ~ 30-10-2022

Time

24/06/2022 - 30/10/2022

Venue

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Central Pier 8, Hong Kong 

Organiser

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Fee

Free of Charge

Phone No.

3713 2500
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