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Winner of Award for Outstanding Work, 2nd Zijin Elites of Peking Opera and Kunqu Arts Festival
In the year 1682, during the reign of the Kangxi emperor, Gu Yanwu feels the urge to return home to Kunshan from Shanxi Province. He is weak due to his old age, and falls from his horse. In his final moments, his life flashes before him: In the final throes of the Ming dynasty, his mother is fasting in order to die with her country and makes her son swear never to work for the Qing; later, because of his position as a Ming loyalist, Gu is imprisoned by the literary inquisition. Because of his masterpieces The Characteristics of Each Province in the Empire and Records of Regional Geography were not finished he did not give up his life. Although he was determined to be a Ming loyalist, he sent his only disciple to the newly started civil service examinations under the Qing.

Programme Details

Date:
21 & 22 September 2019 (Saturday & Sunday)

Time:
7:30pm
Approximately 2 hours

Venue:
Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

Tickets:
$350, $200, $100
Concessions only apply to $350, $200 and $100 tickets.

Concessions:
20% off for senior citizens aged 60 or above, and full-time students. Concessionary tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Ticket holders must present proof of eligibility on admission.

Other Discounts:

  • Group Purchase Promotion
    Successful participants applying as a group (twenty or more) can enjoy 20% off discount
  • Early Bird Promotion 
    Successful participants applying by 31 July can enjoy the early bird rate of 30% off discount

Organiser:
Prosperity Cultural Development Association

Co-organiser:
Hong Kong Macau Jiangsu Kunshan Friendship Association

Language:
Zhōng Zhōu Yùn with Chinese and English surtitles

Ticketing Enquiries:
(852) 2200 0022, ticketinfo@wkcda.hk

Programme Enquiries:
(852) 2949 3823, hkmojsks@gmail.com

Age Limit:
Suitable for ages 6 and above

Ticket sales starts from 17 July 2019 (Wednesday) at 10am.

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