The West Kowloon Cultural District will establish a new vibrant cultural quarter located on a dramatic harbour-front site in the heart of Hong Kong

Highlights

Tea House Theatre Experience (3 April to 25 August)

Presented by our Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, this 90-minute narrated performance is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. To recreate the atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are also served traditional tea and dim sum during the show
3.4-25.8.2019 | Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre

Five Artists: Sites Encountered

Five Artists: Sites Encountered brings together an international group of artists whose varied approaches offer ways to rethink ideas of site and place
7.6 - 20.10.2019 | M+ Pavilion, Art Park

M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship

The programme supports an original research project investigating issues relating to design and architecture in Hong Kong, the Greater Pearl River Delta region, and Asia through a transnational lens

GuoGuang Opera Company “Dowager Xiao-Zhuang and Dorgon”

Based on Qing dynasty folklore, GuoGuang Opera Company’s royal tragedy explores the depths of the human condition and reflects the new aesthetics of Peking opera in Taiwan
30-31.8.2019 | Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

What is Stage: Space as Poetry

This September, renowned German stage and costume designer Anna Viebrock joins us for a public seminar and five-day artist workshop on how stage design goes beyond space. In preparation for the workshop, Edward Lam introduces Viebrock’s work with a public talk and series of professional screenings exploring the aesthetics of some of her most important opera and stage productions
1.7-27.9.2019 | The Box and The Room, Freespace

Edward Lam Dance Theatre – Art School Musical

This October, Art School Musical returns to Hong Kong for a fourth restaging specially designed for The Box at Freespace. Featuring 18 original songs, and a cast from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, the plot centres around three young students and their struggle to find meaning in love, art and life
3-13.10.2019 | The Box, Freespace

Construction Updates

Recent construction updates of West Kowloon

Competition Pavilion

Located on the West Kowloon waterfront promenade, ‘Growing Up’ is the winning design in the first Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition. It offers stunning harbour and sunset views as well as a space for leisure and relaxation

Art Park

The Art Park is the green heart of the cultural district, with a rich variety of trees and green planting as well as open lawn spaces for leisure and relaxation

M+, Museum of visual culture

Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, working with Hong Kong-based TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK, has been selected to design the M+ building

Hong Kong Palace Museum

The museum will have 7,600 square metres of gallery space dedicated to gold, bronze and jade items, paintings, and ceramic objects, as well as displays on life in the Imperial Court

Freespace

Hong Kong’s new centre for contemporary performance

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M+ Pavilion

M+ Pavilion is the primary site for M+ exhibitions in the run-up to the completion of the M+ building

Xiqu Centre

A world-class arts venue dedicated to promoting the rich heritage of Xiqu