A Taste of Hong Kong’s Intangible Cultural Heritage [FULL]
25 Oct

Meet the Artists

“Meet the Artists” allows the arts ambassadors to talk to different local artists face to face to appreciate the artists’ artwork and learn their interesting stories behind.

A Taste of Hong Kong’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

Cantonese Opera was officially inscribed on the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009. Yau Ma Tei Theatre is entitled as the Grade II historic buildings in Hong Kong.
“Experience Cantopera: A Taste of Hong Kong’s Intangible Cultural Heritage”, created and directed by the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong, is a fascinating program tailor-made for tourists & newcomers to taste the essence of Cantonese opera. Audiences will experience the unique music and vocal style of Cantonese opera and learn to appreciate the poetic and symbolic meanings of movements and gestures of this traditional art form. Audiences will also have the chance to meet and exchange with the performing artists!
Programme Details:
  • Video screening (introducing the history and development of Cantopera, its unique operatic style, demonstration of Cantopera make up, works of the Association in promoting Cantonese opera and the Venue Partnership Scheme)
  • Demonstration: Traditional Canton music
  • Excerpt performance: Scenes from Death of Zhou Yu and Princess Changping 
  • Meet the artists: Audiences will interact and exchange with the performing artists
The Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong http://www.hkbarwoymt.com/
// About the activity /

Date: 8 & 15 November 2013 (Fri)
Time: 5:00 - 6:45 PM
Venue: Yau Ma Tei Theatre (6 Waterloo Road, Kowloon)
Quota: 15 Ambassadors for each session
(1st to 5th Ambassadors are welcome, priority will be given to 5th Arts Ambassadors)
This session is conducted in Cantonese and English. Performance in Chinese with English subtitles


Interested Arts Ambassadors please click the button “Join” below for registration. Ambassadors who have successfully registered will receive a confirmation email 3 days before the activity date.
Deadline of registration: 1 Nov 2013 (Fri)
[ The event is full. Thank you! ]