The seminar scheduled on 7 September 2019 (Saturday) is cancelled, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused. Programme Enquiries: (852) 2200 0441

Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China,
Key Programme in the Cultural Exchange with Hong Kong and Macau, and

the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China:
10th Anniversary Celebration of UNESCO Recognition of Cantonese Opera as Intangible Cultural Heritage, and the Chinese Arts and Culture Festival 2019

Cantonese opera boasts a long history and extraordinary cultural and artistic significance. To further the discussion on how best to conserve and promote this unique cultural gem, this seminar invites industry heavyweights from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau to exchange experience and insights on the future of Cantonese opera.

7 September 2019 (Saturday)


Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

Fredric Mao, Hong Kong Convenor of the Hong Kong and Macau Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Centre
Qin Huasheng, Researcher at the Xiqu Research Centre of the Chinese National Academy of Arts
Xie Boliang, Dean of the School of Xiqu Writing at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts

Cantonese / Mandarin

Free admission. Please register online in advance

Co-presented by: 
The Xiqu Research Centre of the Chinese National Academy of Arts

For any enquiries, please contact (852) 2200 0441 during office hours.

Accessibility Services:
Wheelchair accessible seats and companion seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Please request with at least 4 days’ advance notice.

Adverse Weather Arrangement:
If a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force 3 hours before the start of the seminar, the seminar will be cancelled. Please pay attention to the latest news published on the venue and the website of the West Kowloon Cultural District on the day of the seminar.

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