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  • Traditional Music Notation in Kunqu and Cantonese Opera

    14.01.2020 to 17.03.2020, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Over three talks, Lee King-chi and Chan Chi-kong of The Gong Strikes One provide demonstrations of how to read gongche music notation and talk with experts in the field to offer insight into various aspects of this traditional notation form

  • Tea House Theatre Experience

    16.01.2020 to 29.02.2020, Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    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

  • Dialogue | Cantonese Opera Dialogue|Cantonese Opera West Kowloon 101

    Dialogue | Cantonese Opera

    11.02.2020, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Cantonese opera plays an important role in the lives of people in Hong Kong. This talk explores its transition from the use of Mandarin to the Cantonese vernacular, demonstrating vocal styles and techniques and offering a deeper understanding of the aesthetic features of the art form

  • Sugar Painting Workshop

    15.02.2020, Studio, Xiqu Centre

    Join local sugar painting master Ko Hiu-ming in a hands-on workshop to learn about the history and techniques of this traditional folk art and create three works to take home