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Hong Kong's neon signs are fading

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports on Hong Kong's iconic neon signage, which could soon be a thing of the past.

霓虹的製作 The Making of Neon Signs | NEONSIGNS.HK 探索霓虹

M+, Hong Kong's museum for visual culture, presents a video on the making of neon signs. Visit NEONSIGNS.HK for more. 由西九文化區M+博物館呈獻有關霓虹 ......

Future of Hong Kong's neon industry under threat

Few symbols represent Hong Kong quite as much as its flashing and blinking neon billboards. Tens of thousands of signs adorn buildings; advertising .....

Meet Hong Kong's neon sign maker

Neon signs were first introduced to Hong Kong in the 1920s, but their usage exploded from the 1950s to the 1980s. Wu Chi-kai, 50, has been making neon...

The Hot, Dangerous Birth of Neon Lights

In this episode of the Bloomberg Pursuits' video series MADE we look inside Lite Brite Neon, the go-to workshop for international artists and your fav...

Hong Kong Neon Signs in 4K

Shot in the streets of Mongkok, Yau Ma Tei and Jordan with iPhone 6s Plus. Song "My Father In Hong Kong 1961" by Gold Panda.

City Ablaze: The 1967 Hong Kong Riots

A documentary of the 1967 Hong Kong Riots featuring my dad (Ian Marriott). Filmed and produced by Hong Kong Cable TV (2017).

The history of neon lights

Neon signs were first seen in Paris, France when the chemist Georges Claude perfected a way to control the illumination of electrified neon gas in a t...

The history of neon lights

Neon signs were first seen in Paris, France when the chemist Georges Claude perfected a way to control the illumination of electrified neon gas in a t...

How 156 years of British rule shaped Hong Kong

Hong Kong has British DNA. Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Follow the Vox Borders watch page: ...

Disappearing jobs: Neon sign maker in Hong Kong

Neon sign maker Wu Chi-kai is one of the last remaining craftsmen of his kind in Hong Kong, a city where darkness never really falls thanks to the 24-...

How feng shui shaped Hong Kong's skyline

Hong Kong's superstitious skyline. Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Follow the Vox Borders watch page: ...

收藏‧霓虹 Why M+ Collects Neon | NEONSIGNS.HK 探索霓虹

Watch the interviews with the curators of NEONSIGNS.HK to understand why M+ collects Hong Kong's neon signs. Visit NEONSIGNS.HK for more.

Neon Signs Fading in Hong Kong | Radio Free Asia (RFA)

One of Hong Kong's last neon sign makers continues to shine despite competition from cheaper LEDs. Subscribe to our channel: ...

2016 in 60 seconds: Hong Kong history as it happened

The SCMP.TV team has put together this 60 second blast through the highlights of 2016 - riots, rock'n'roll, Legco chaos, village protests, Cantonese c...

Hong Kong's distinctive neon signs are being snuffed out

(31 Aug 2017) LEAD IN The future of Hong Kong's famed neon skyline could be under threat. Changing tastes, new technology and tighter regulations mean...

Hong Kong Lights: Technology dimming trade for neon light-makers

Around the world, changing times and new, cheaper technology are making many traditional jobs obsolete. In Hong Kong, one specialist industry - has be...

SPECIAL EPISODE - NEON - Making Neon Signs - History - An Amazing Collection!

On this episode of Matt's Rad Show. I visited Skyline Neon in Downtown Minneapolis to hang out with Matt Thompson. He's been creating Neon Signs for o...

Neon Signs Buyer's Guide

In our Neon Signs buyer's guide, we show you how owning your own custom neon designs can be easy with few key pieces of information such as how to mou...

How Neon is Made

Balton Sign Company presents the History Channels "How Its Made" program on how neon signs are made.

Blue Collar: Master Badass is Making Neon Signs the Old-School Way, By Hand

Blue Collar Episode 1: Take a look inside the workshop of Jay "Dirty" Gordon, master of fabrication, design, and construction of 1960's-style custom n...

The glow of neon signs make a comeback

It's been nearly 100 years since the country's first neon sign was imported from France, and now they're making a comeback. This spring and summer, ex...