The West Kowloon Cultural District will establish a new vibrant cultural quarter located on a dramatic harbour-front site in the heart of Hong Kong

Highlights

Tea House Theatre Experience (3 April to 25 August)

Presented by our Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, this 90-minute narrated performance is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. To recreate the atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are also served traditional tea and dim sum during the show
3.4-25.8.2019 | Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre

ExecLab: Executive Short Courses 2019 – University of the Arts London

Presented in collaboration with the University of the Arts London Short Courses, this three-day professional course offers insight into the skills required for managing arts and cultural events and developing sustainable creative business
31.5.2019-2.6.2019 | Xiqu Centre

From a True Story – Christian Rizzo

Hong Kong debut of French choreographer Christian Rizzo’s acclaimed dance work, From a True Story incorporates eight male dancers and two live drummers to blend folkloric gesture and formal contemporary movement with repetitive, earthy, tribal rhythms, creating a work that strikes at the core of human experience
14-15.6.2019 | The Box, Freespace

Gao Bowen performs Blossoms by the Shanghai Pingtan Troupe

This four-part adaptation of an award-winning novel brings to life an intricate tale and showcases the unique charm of the narrative Pingtan tradition. Each part is performed on consecutive evenings, with two complete four-night runs over the programme period
23.5-2.6.2019 | Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre

Four Dreams in the Camellia Hall by the Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe

The Hong Kong debut of the complete series of Four Dreams in the Camellia Hall – a Kunqu production rarely staged in its entirety – featuring performances of the classic plays: A Pair of Purple Hairpins, The Peony Pavilion, A Dream Under the Southern Bough and The Tale of Handan
2-5.5.2019 | Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

Construction Updates

Recent construction updates of West Kowloon

Competition Pavilion

Located on the West Kowloon waterfront promenade, ‘Growing Up’ is the winning design in the first Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition. It offers stunning harbour and sunset views as well as a space for leisure and relaxation

Art Park

The new Art Park will be the green heart of the cultural district and feature a rich variety of trees and green planting as well as open lawn spaces for leisure and relaxation

Hong Kong Palace Museum

The museum will have 7,600 square metres of gallery space dedicated to gold, bronze and jade items, paintings, and ceramic objects, as well as displays on life in the Imperial Court

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Freespace

The platform for artists and audience to encounter, exchange ideas and explore the endless possibilities of performing arts without boundaries

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M+ Pavilion

M+ Pavilion is the primary site for M+ exhibitions in the run-up to the completion of the M+ building

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Xiqu Centre

A world-class arts venue dedicated to promoting the rich heritage of Xiqu

M+, Museum of visual culture

Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, working with Hong Kong-based TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK, has been selected to design the M+ building