Mahjong a dying cultural icon in Hong Kong

The craftspeople who hand-make the tiles for the traditional table game are dying out.

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    In days gone by, the holiday season would call for a game of Mahjong in Hong Kong.

    But the younger generation, with their mobile phones and computer games, often don’t learn how to play.

    And the craftspeople who hand-make the tiles for the traditional table game are dying out.

     

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports.


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