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Cantonese Opera Day

Venue Date Time Price
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
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25.11.2012(Sun)
13:00-17:30
Free Admission

This year marks the 10th Cantonese Opera Day since its first launch in 2003. The theme is “The Legacy of Cantonese Opera Continues”, and there will be a lot of programmes to make it a fun-filled day! 

The programmes of the day divided into 4 theme zones:

Piazza Area C                             Young Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

Piazza Area A, B                         The Legend of the White Snake Theme Zone

Foyer                                           Children Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

4/F, Administration Building          Cantonese Opera Discovery Zone

 

Piazza Area C

Young Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

 

Cantonese Opera Excerpt

 

1:15pm    The Tragedy of Princess Lok Cheung

 

Opening Ceremony and Performance

 

1:45pm    Opening Ceremony and Performance

 

Cantonese Opera Excerpts

2:05pm    Catching Sanlang Alive

 

2:35pm    Breaking the Royal Sedan Chair

 

3:05pm    Wu Han Killing His Wife at the Sutra Hall

 

3:45pm    The Gift of a Sword at the Hundred Flowers Pavilion

 

4:15pm   Cleaving open the Mountain to Save His Mother

 

4:55pm   The Attack on the City from The Warrior’s Marriage

Piazza Area A

The Legend of the White Snake Theme Zone

 

1:00pm  Demonstration on Cantonese Opera & Taichi

 

The Parade

1:10pm    

 

Cantonese Opera Excerpts

 

1:30pm   Stealing the Celestial Herb

 

1:55pm    On Broken Bridge

 

Workshop*

3:00pm   Workshop on Cantonese Opera & Taichi:Celestials Amidst Clouds

 

3:45pm   Workshop on Stylized Movements & Postures of Cantonese Opera#

 (Hand movements, fighting with spears and flicking sleeves)

                 

4:55pm  Workshop on Cantonese Opera & Taichi:Celestials Amidst Clouds

 

*The workshops are open to persons aged 6 or above

#Free tickets for 'Workshop on Stylized Movements & Postures of Cantonese Opera' will be distributed at the Enquiry Counter at 2:30pm on 25.11.2012 on a first-come-first-served basis. Each person is limited to TWO tickets only.

Piazza Area B

The Legend of the White Snake Theme Zone

 

Cantonese Opera Puppet Theatre

Session:1:15pm & 3:30pm (2 hours per session )

The Chance Meeting at West Lake (Rod Puppet)

Flooding Jinshan Temple (Shadow Puppet, String Puppet and Glove Puppet)

On Broken Bridge (Rod Puppet)

 

Game Stalls  1:15-5:00pm

Running into Each Other Again on Broken Bridge

Flooding Jinshan Temple

Stealing the Celestial Herb

 

Autograph Session

2:15pm 李 龍、尹飛燕

2:45pm    龍貫天、王超群

3:15pm    新劍郎、劉惠鳴

3:45pm    梁兆明、南 鳳

4:15pm    吳仟峰、鄧美玲

Please have your own camera ready

 

Guided Tour (Conducted in English)

A guided tour conducted in English of the Cantonese Opera Day fun fair! You will learn more about this performing art form and enjoy the edutainment programmes all the more.

Session:1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm (1 hour per session)

Quota:12

Telephone Reservation (during office hours): 2268 7325

Foyer

Children Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

 

Cantonese Opera Excerpts / Cantonese Operatic Songs

1:15pm  On Her Deathbed from Su Xiaoxiao

 

1:20pm  Lament for the Monarch from The Return of Zhu Bian

 

1:25pm  The Wronged Spirit at the Inn from A Ghostly Tale

 

1:35pm  Meeting at the Pavilion

 

1:40pm  A Fond Farewell and Ten Goodbyes at Dongting Lake

 

2:00pm  Setting Off from An Earnest Petition to Save Her Father

 

2:20pm  Murder at the Temple from Qin Xianglian

 

2:40pm   Mu Guiying Gets a Husband

 

3:30pm   Daiyu at Her Death Bed from The Dream of the Red Chamber

 

3:55pm  The Boat that Sails the Five Lakes

 

4:10pm  Chastising the Princess

 

4:35pm  White Dragon Pass

 

4:55pm  The Gift of a Sword at the Hundred Flowers Pavilion

4/F, Administration

Cantonese Opera Discovery Zone

 

Talk (In Cantonese)

AC1

 

2:00-3:30pm The White Snake Meets Her Son

 

3:30-4:15pm   Youth Talks

 

4:15-5:30pm   The Appreciation of Cantonese Opera

 

 

Workshop*

AC2

 

2:00-3:30pm   Cantonese Opera Make-up Demonstration Workshop#

 

3:45-5:15pm   Cantonese Opera Dress-up Demonstration Workshop#

 

(Conducted in English and Cantonese)

The audience can take turns to take pictures with the demonstrators after the workshop. (Please have your own camera ready)

 

Exhibition Gallery

 

2:00-5:00pm    Workshop on Floral Plaques

The Making of a Mini Decorated Plaque

Session: 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm (1 hour per session)

Quota: 40

 

The Making of the Round Centrepiece on the Decorated Plaque

(15 minutes per session)

Quota: 40

Demonstration on the Making of Floral Plaque

 

*The workshops are open to persons aged 6 or above

#Free workshop tickets will be distributed at the Enquiry Counter on 25.11.2012 as scheduled below on a first-come-first-served basis. Each person is limited to TWO tickets only.

 

 12:30pm   Distribution of tickets for ‘Cantonese Opera Make-up               

                 Demonstration Workshop’

 2:30pm     Distribution of tickets for ‘Cantonese Opera Dress-up

                 Demonstration Workshop’


Exhibition

Foyer

20-25/11  Discovering The Cantonese Opera Heritage

          Coordinated by Hong Kong Heritage Museum

 

20-29/11   Cantonese Opera and Bamboo-shed Theatre

 

Piazza Area A

25/11    Exhibition on Yau Ma Tei Theatre

 

4/F, Administration Building

25/11     Snapshots of Cantonese Opera Day 2003 - 2011

 

 

Workshop Demo Video

Cantonese Opera 2012: Workshop on Cantonese Opera & Taichi Celestials Amidst Clouds

 

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Souvenir Redemption

Collect your stamp coupon at the stamp counter and get it chopped at Piazza Area A & C and one of the game stalls – you can collect a souvenir from the redemption counter (while stock lasts)

 

Acknowledgements

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support to the event:

Agency For Volunteer Service, Auxiliary Medical Service, Scout Association of Hong Kong and the many other people associated with staging the event

 

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Other Programmes

 Please refer to Chinese version.

Enquiries

Programme Enquiries : 2268 7325

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary
The contents of this programme do not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department

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