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My kinda Yanxi-- Lady Gao高贵妃 & Chinese Opera

I’ve been getting a lot of interest (and traffic) due to the popularisation of Yanxi Palace. While I’m actually SO OVER the show, I have decided to be opportunistic about this and spread a bit more knowledge about the lesser known facts that’s not directly covered in the show through this series. 1,239 more words

October 19: The Emperor And The Concubine

I admit to having had certain preconceived ideas of what Chinese Opera should be. They were not founded on any experience, so I shouldn’t really have been surprised that they weren’t fully realised. 292 more words

Music

Backstage

By Ernest Wan

All eyes in Hong Kong’s performing-arts world are currently on the Xiqu Centre in the West Kowloon Cultural District, which is slated to open at the end of this year. 950 more words

City

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

Singapore

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

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