Did you know that Cantonese opera performers always greet each other with “Good morning” no matter what time of day they meet? Or that in traditional tea houses balcony seats cost more than those closer to the stage? To find out why, join our Xiqu Centre Guided Tour and learn about our new venue and the rich history of the art of xiqu. The 60-minute tours, conducted in Cantonese, English or Mandarin, help you explore the Xiqu Centre facilities, learn about the architectural and design features, and discover fascinating facts about the culture and stories behind the art of xiqu. Tours are supplemented with multimedia elements and are perfect for art enthusiasts of all backgrounds. Group tours can also be arranged for schools and registered charitable or non-profit organisations on request.

The event schedule may be subject to change. The presenter reserves the right to change the programme and performers.

Schedule

 

Tuesdays

2:30pm

Saturdays

5:00pm

Sundays

11:30am

Meeting point:
Xiqu Centre information desk

Group size:
20 participants per tour

Age limit:
Tours are suitable for ages 6 and above

Tickets:
Details will be announced in December.

Note:

  • Please assemble at the Xiqu Centre information desk 15 minutes before the start of the tour. Latecomers will not be able to join a tour that is already in progress, and will not be eligible for a refund. Each tour lasts 60 minutes. Participants will be standing and walking for this time. Wheelchairs are available on request at the information desk (subject to availability). All tours are fully accessible for wheelchair users.
  • The route of each tour may vary.
  • Suitcases are not permitted on the tour. As there are no baggage storage facilities at the Xiqu Centre, please plan accordingly. Participants with suitcases will be turned away from the tour and will not be refunded or rescheduled.
  • Participants may take photographs and make videos during the tour. However, photography and video recording is not permitted in the Grand Theatre and Tea House Theatre if setup or rehearsals are taking place.

Programme enquiries:
(852) 2200 0872, learning@wkcda.hk

Adverse weather arrangements:
If a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force 4 hours before the start of the tour, the tour will be cancelled. You will receive a full refund or the opportunity to exchange your tickets for an alternative date and time. For full details, please view our Terms and Conditions or call (852) 2200 0022 for assistance.

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