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  • Chinese Culture Talk Series IV

    28.08.2019 to 30.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this series of expert talks, renowned academics and artists including Ou Da-wei, Dr Otto Lee, and Tony Miller introduce some of the ancient arts of Chinese literati and scholar-officials

  • Exhibition: Cantonese Opera and Banknote Design

    02.09.2019 to 21.10.2019, Atrium, Xiqu Centre

    From now until 21 October 2019, visit the exhibition in the Xiqu Centre Atrium to appreciate the design of the 2018 Series HK$100 notes, which feature Cantonese opera as the thematic subject, as well as the design of the four other denominations of the same banknotes series

    Past event
  • Tea House Theatre Experience

    03.10.2019 to 30.11.2019, 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

  • Dunhuang Murals: Ancient Depictions of Daily Life

    23.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this talk, Special Researcher of Dunhuang Academy Lee Mei-yin will introduce the history and cultural background of Dunhuang. Using photographic illustrations of the precious Dunhuang murals, Lee looks at the folk customs of the ancient people and explores their relationship with modern cultures

  • Cantonese Opera and Modernity

    26.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this talk, Prof Li looks at Cantonese opera in the social context of modern Hong Kong, and examines how elements of Western modern music, literature and film culture have been adapted for use in this traditional performing art form