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Common Voices: The Cultural Legacy of Italian and Cantonese Opera in Vancouver

Exhibit at Italian Cultural Centre’s Il Museo runs until July 15

BY ANGELA CLARKE

Spanning May and June, which are Asian and Italian heritage months, the Italian Cultural Centre mounted an exhibition on the history of Cantonese and Italian opera in Vancouver. 662 more words

Arts & Culture

Gold-Coin Leopard

The Chinese for “leopard” is 金钱豹 jin qian bao (“gold-coin leopard”) because its spots are thought to look like Chinese “cash”.

Gold-Coin Leopard is also a well-known character in the Chinese opera “Red Plum Mountain” (红梅山 … 241 more words

Chinese Opera

Hong Kong Chinese Opera Centre Looks like a Giant Vagina; its Name Sounds Like a Word for it in Cantonese

There was sniggering when Chinese opera venue at Hong Kong arts hub was named Xiqu Centre, given Putonghua word sounds in Cantonese like word for a woman’s private parts – now photos show entrance that looks like them. 262 more words
Media

Chinese Opera: Beijing at Summer Palace

Chinese opera is a popular form of drama and musical theater in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. It is a composite performance art that is an amalgamation of various art forms that existed in ancient China, and evolved gradually over more than a thousand years, reaching its mature form in the 13th century during the Song Dynasty. 59 more words

Travel

Beijing Opera Night

During my stay in Hamburg I had an opportunity to experience  a glimpse of Chinese opera during one Chinese music event. It is something very different form the opera as we know it, therefore I was sure that I want to see it during my stay in China as well. 356 more words

Culture amidst the storm--

BOOM!  Storms of all kinds are brewing all over the planet, and we have a particularly good one happening here in Hong Kong at the moment.   192 more words

China

Lǐ Yùgāng (李玉剛)

Lǐ Yùgāng (李玉剛)

Chinese opera singer.


Gender : Male
Birthday : 23rd of July, 1978

List of original songs :

Gānghǎo Yùjiàn Nǐ (剛好遇見你)
Qīngmíng Shàng Hé Tú (清明上河图)

Chinese Lyrics