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Lunar New Year Festival, 2019

The Festive Dragon

The talented Lion Dancers – acrobatic puppeteers magnific

The Percussion group for the Lion and Dragon puppeteers

A real treat – St George area’s own Harmonodies Cantonese Opera Studio… 528 more words

Hainan Island, Part Four, Opera

All Beauty had no electricity, but when the Hainan Opera came to the village for two nights, they brought a generator. The stage in the village (most villages had stages built for propaganda speeches and plays during Mao) was lit, decorated, transformed. 279 more words


A Night at the (Chinese) Opera

Hong Kong’s latest performing arts venue is the Xiqu Centre (戲曲中心), located on the eastern side of the West Kowloon Cultural District, a multi-billion dollar project that aims to develop an international-grade arts and culture hub in the city. 365 more words


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



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