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Cantonese Opera

Updated:2008-06-18 09:00 | Source:discoverhongkong.com

Cantonese opera is a highly respected art form that blends Chinese legend, music and drama into an exciting performance style, rich in symbolic meaning. This class guides you through the Hong Kong Heritage Museum's Cantonese Opera Heritage Hall and its numerous displays, so that you can develop a better understanding of this unique art form. Visitors will be able to view the elaborate costumes worn by performers and attend a live operatic performance by a local troupe.

Cantonese Opera Appreciation Class

Assembly Point: Lobby of Hong Kong Heritage Museum

1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories

(MTR Che Kung Temple Station Exit A, cross footbridge and walk five minutes to the Museum. Or MTR Sha Tin Station, exit through New Town Plaza and turn right alongside Shing Mun River and walk for about 10-15 minutes to the Museum on Man Lam Road. Or take a short taxi ride from the station.)

Time: Every Saturday at 2:30pm-3:45pm

Registration: HKTB Visitor Information & Services Centres

Fee: Class free of charge;

Admission to Hong Kong Heritage Museum****

HK$10 adults; $5 students, seniors aged 60 and over, and people with disabilities; $7 per person for groups of 20 or more; free on Wednesday

Capacity: 25 people per class

Enquiry: HKTB Visitor Hotline +852 2508 1234

Notes:

- Visitors must register in advance.

- Class organised by HKTB.

- Disability friendly.

- Purchase the Museum Pass for access to seven popular museums.

Editor : Qin Yongjing

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