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Cantonese Opera Day

Venue Date & Time Price
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
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24.11.2013(Sun)
14:00-17:30
Free Admission

The theme for this year is "The Young and the Vigorous", and one of the highlights is a talk series featuring three young Cantonese Opera librettists. Other fun-filled programmes of the Day are distributed among 4 theme zones at Hong Kong Cultural Centre :

 

Piazza Area C  

Young Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

Piazza Area A & B

Cantonese Opera Variety Zone

Foyer

Children Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

Level 4, Administration Building

Cantonese Opera Discovery Zone

 

Piazza Area C

Young Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase


Opening Ceremony and Performance

2:00pm

Opening Ceremony and Performance

 

Cantonese Opera Excerpts

2:25pm

Testing His Loyal Wife

2:55pm

The Flooding from The Legend of the White Snake

3:40pm

Wu Song Slays His Sister-in-law and The Lion's Mansion

4:10pm

Spectral Marriage from Recollection of Dreams

4:55pm

Visiting Lake from The Legend of the White Snake

 

Piazza Area A

Cantonese Opera Variety Zone



Cantonese Opera Excerpts

2:00pm

Cheating the Golden Sword

2:25pm

Chastising the Princess

2:55pm

Zhou Yu Wallowing in a Love Song

3:20pm

Interception on the River to Save the Young Prince

 

Workshop *

4:05pm

Workshop on Stylized Movement & Posture of Cantonese Opera#

(Fighting with swords & horsewhips and flicking sleeves)

 

*  The workshop is open to persons aged 6 or above

#  Free tickets for "Workshop on Stylized Movements & Posture of
   Cantonese Opera" will be distributed at the Enquiry Counter at 3pm on
   24.11.2013 on a first-come-first-served basis. Each person is limited to
   TWO tickets only.

Piazza Area B

Cantonese Opera Variety Zone

 

Game Stalls    2:15-5:30pm
 

    * Cantonese Opera Face/Hand Painting

    * Cantonese Opera BINGO

    * Leaping Over Cantonese Opera Day

 

Autograph Session

2:30pm

Liza Wang

3:00pm

Wan Fei-yin

3:30pm

Sun Kim-long, Tang Mi-ling

4:00pm

Lau Wai-ming, Cheng Wing-mui

4:30pm

Lee Lung, Nam Fung

5:00pm

Lung Koon-tin, Wong Chiu-kwan

Please have your own camera ready

 

Guided Tour (conducted in English and Putonghua)

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

 

(1) “Take a Stroll’ (Guided Tour on Cantonese Opera Day)

       Session: 2:00 –5:30pm

       (20 minutes per session)

       Quota: 12

       No reservation required

 

(2) Appreciation Workshop

      Session: 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm (conducted in English)
                   3:30pm (conducted in Putonghua)

      (45 minutes per session)

      Quota: 30

      Telephone reservation (during office hours): 2268 7325

 

Foyer

Children Cantonese Opera Artists Showcase

 

Cantonese Opera Excerpts / Cantonese Operatic Songs

2:00pm

Shi Kefa’s Fatal Battle in Yangzhou

2:05pm

Breaking the Royal Sedan Chair

2:10pm

Lady Zhaojun Going Beyond the Great Wall

2:15pm

Cleaving Open Mount Huashan in Anger

2:30pm

Rendezvous at River Luo in a Dream

2:50pm

Encounter on the Road from Contention for the Seal

3:15pm

Romance of the Phoenix Tower

3:40pm

Crossing the Ravine from The Lady Warriors of the Yang Family

4:00pm

A New Cantonese Opera New Blood and Young Hearts

4:20pm

Taking Leave of His Sister before the Uprising from The Mid-Autumn Festival Uprising

4:40pm

Invocation to the Departed Soul from The Return of Zhu Bian

4:50pm

Laments on the West Mansion

5:00pm

When the Sword and the Hairpin Reunite

 

Foyer Exhibition

11-24/11

  Discovering the Cantonese Opera Heritage
  Coordinated by Hong Kong Heritage Museum

 

4/F, Adm Bldg

Cantonese Opera Discovery Zone

 

AC1

Talk Series on Young Cantonese Opera Librettists: Creative Experience for New Cantonese Opera Repertory

(In Cantonese)

1:00-2:00pm         Embark on Creative Way – Difficulties and Challenges

2:15-3:15pm         The Inheritance and Innovation for Adapt Screenplay

3:30-4:30pm         My Trials on Cantonese Opera Repertory



Exhibition Gallery
Workshop *

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)


* The workshops are open to persons aged 6 or above

 #   Free workshop tickets will be distributed at the Enquiry Counter on
      24.11.2013 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’

Souvenir Redemption

Collect your stamp coupon at the Stamp Counter and get it chopped at Plazza A & C and one of the Game Stalls – you can collect a souvenir from the Redemption Counter (while stock lasts)

 

Map

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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

Acknowledgements


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

Agency For Volunteer Services, Auxlliary Medical Service, Civil Aid Service
and the many other people asscoiated with staging the event.

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