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  • The Music of Cantonese Opera The Music of Cantonese Opera West Kowloon 101

    The Music of Cantonese Opera

    10.12.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    This talk explores the wide range of musical elements used in Cantonese opera, looking at the different vocal styles used for male and female roles, and the use of percussive instruments and rhythmic melodies to enhance mood and narrative

    Past event
  • Freespace Fest

    13.12.2019 to 15.12.2019, Freespace and Art Park, West Kowloon

    Freespace Fest on 13-15 December 2019 (Friday-Sunday) will be rescheduled. Details will be announced on the West Kowloon Cultural District website www.westkowloon.hk in due course

  • Freespace Little Stage Managers

    14.12.2019 to 22.12.2019, Freespace, West Kowloon

    This interactive role-play workshop introduces children to the behind-the-scenes world of performing arts production at Freespace. Acting as mini assistant stage managers, participants explore the Freespace venue and learn fun facts about performing arts

  • West Kowloon Young Fellows Scheme (Performing Arts) 2019: Awardee Sharing Session

    16.12.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this session, Bonnie Chan Yuen-yan, one of our 2019 fellowship awardees, talks about the practice and findings of “Little Bean – Cantonese is Fun!” – a project providing fun Cantonese-language drama and music workshops to help ethnic minority children enhance their language proficiency

  • Tea House Theatre Experience

    19.12.2019 to 19.01.2020, 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

  • Beyond Words

    21.12.2019 to 22.12.2019, The Room, Freespace

    Take centre stage in a communicative art experience that brings together hearing and hearing-impaired participants and encourages new perspectives on inclusivity. A participatory art experience created by local interdisciplinary artist Kingsley Ng and graduate students of the Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Company Wayne McGregor – Autobiography

    10.01.2020 to 12.01.2020, The Box, Freespace

    Inspired by the sequencing of McGregor’s own genome, Autobiography is performed by 10 dancers to a genre-defying soundscape by electronic musician Jlin and offers a mesmerising reflection on the fractured, multilayered nature of our lives and personal stories. Asian premiere

  • Hong Kong Cool: Ballet x Fashion

    06.02.2020 to 08.02.2020, The Box, Freespace

    Four choreographers work with four emerging fashion designers in premiere performances that celebrate the creative and inspirational legacy sparked when Coco Chanel collaborated with Diaghilev and the Ballet Russe almost a century ago

  • Ballet Classics for Children: The Sleeping Beauty

    08.02.2020 to 09.02.2020, The Box, Freespace

    Masterminded by Yuri Ng and narrated by Rick Lau, this hugely popular abridged classic enchants children with its innovative blend of storytelling, dance and audience interaction. A wonderful introduction to a live ballet performance for children as young as three years old