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Singing for the Gods

On our way to the wet market at Beauty World last week, Prescott and I stumbled upon yet another mysterious giant tent in the middle of a field. 1,022 more words


Tin Hau Festival Celebration at Sai Kung

The 23rd of March of the Lunar Calendar is the birthday of Tin Hau (or Mazu in Taiwan). According to informal historical recording, she was born in China around the 10th century and was later became the… 1,222 more words


'Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy' and 'Shachiapang'- 2 revolutionary operas

As part of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) in Mao Zedong’s China, only eight approved stage works (operas and ballets) were allowed. The number of these ‘model plays’ (bāgè yàngbǎnxì) did increase over time, but the original eight continued to dominate the few productions allowed. 707 more words


A Glimpse of Chinese Opera

Chinese opera enjoys a long history and incorporates literature, music, dance and visual art in performance. New York Chinese Opera Society (NYCOS) is a non-profit performance art organization founded in 2006. 697 more words