The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced the reappointment of the following members to the Xiqu Centre Advisory Panel for a two-year term from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022. The list is as follows:

  • Dr LEE Siu-yan
  • Ms NG May-ying
  • Mr SE-TO Yok (LOONG Koon-tin)
  • Ms YIP Chung-man

Working closely with the Performing Arts Committee of WKCDA, the Xiqu Centre Advisory Panel is responsible for giving professional advice on strategy and policy development relating to the operations of the Xiqu Centre, as well as talent development, arts education and partnership arrangements to allow the Xiqu Centre to fulfil its vision and mission. A full list of the current term of the Xiqu Centre Advisory Panel’s membership is at Annex.

Remarks

About the Xiqu Centre
The Xiqu Centre at the West Kowloon Cultural District is the first landmark performing arts venue. It acts as the eastern gateway to the District. Specifically built for performances of Chinese traditional theatre, the Xiqu Centre is designed to conserve, promote and develop the art of xiqu. It also provides a centre for the production, education and research of this unique art form. Xiqu Centre was selected as one of TIME Magazine's 2019 World's Greatest Places.

About the West Kowloon Cultural District
The West Kowloon Cultural District is one of the largest and most ambitious cultural projects in the world. Its vision is to create a vibrant new cultural quarter for Hong Kong on forty hectares of reclaimed land located alongside Victoria Harbour. With a varied mix of theatres, performance spaces, and museums, the West Kowloon Cultural District will produce and host world-class exhibitions, performances, and cultural events, providing twenty-three hectares of public open space, including a two-kilometre waterfront promenade.

Annex

List of current members of the Xiqu Centre Advisory Panel

Chairman
Dr Frankie YEUNG Wai-shing, BBS, MH, JP

Members
Dr Estella CHAM LAI Suk-ching
Mrs Eva CHENG LI Kam-fun, JP
Dr LEE Siu-yan
Miss Candice LEUNG Wai-yee
Mr Danny LI Chi-kei
Ms NG May-ying
Mr SE-TO Yok (LOONG Koon-tin), MH
Mr WAN Man-yee, BBS, JP
Ms YIP Chung-man, BBS
Mr YUEN Siu-fai, BBS, BH
Representative from Home Affairs Bureau
Representative from Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Ex-Officio Members
Executive Director, Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Artistic Director, Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority