Seven Chinese ethnic troupes to perform from Jan to Mar 2004
The "Chinese Ethnic Music and Dance Series" will be held from January to March 2004.
Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the series features seven Chinese minority troupes from Inner Mongolia, Yunnan, Xinjiang and Guizhou.
From their songs, dances, costumes and instruments, audiences will gain a more comprehensive understanding of the lifestyles and culture of these different minorities.
The performing schedule of the series is as follows:
Concert of Mixed Chorus A Capella and Mixed Chorus by
Broadcasting and Television Art Troupe of Inner Mongolia
Jan 3 (8pm) Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Jan 4 (8pm) Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
Song and Dance Troupe of the Yi Nationality,
Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
Jan 16 (8pm) Auditorium, Kwai Tsing Theatre
"Our Xinjiang is Such a Lovely Place" by
Xinjiang Song and Dance Troupe
Jan 30-31 (8pm) Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall
Feb 1 (8pm) Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
Yunan Minority Nationality Instrumental Concert
Feb 15 (8pm) Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
"Under the Miao Mountains - Ethnic Dances of Guizhou" by
the Hong Kong Bauhinia Dance Association and
the Dance Department of the Arts College of Guizhou University
Feb 20 to 21 (8pm) Theatre, Ko Shan Theatre
Dongba Palace Folk Troupe, Lijiang, Yunnan
Feb 21 (8pm) Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Feb 22 (8pm) Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall
Dong Nationality Folksong Art Troupe of Guizhou
Mar 12 (8pm) Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall
Mar 13 (8pm) Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Tickets priced from $80 to $200 are available at URBTIX outlets. Half-price concessions apply to senior citizens, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients, while Friends of LCSD performing venues receive a 10% discount. Please check details on group and series booking discounts in the programme leaflets.
For ticketing enquiries and reservations, call 2734 9009; for programme enquiries, call 2268 7323/2268 7321; for credit card telephone bookings, call 2111 5999; for Internet bookings, visit http://www.urbtix.gov.hk
. For more programme details, visit http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp
The series also consists of a wide variety of fringe activities including exhibitions, seminars, talks, foyer performances, etc. Please check details in the programme leaflets or on the website.
Ends/Tuesday, November 25, 2003