Perfectly painted faces, colored traditional clothes and beautiful music and dramatic performances?
Yup, that’s Chinese opera.
One of the main styles of Chinese opera is the Cantonese opera.
It’s a highly respected form of art that blends Chinese legend, music and drama into a very fun and unique performance.
Watching performances of Cantonese opera in bamboo-made theatres is even more fun.
“2018/10 Let’s Enjoy Cantonese Opera in Bamboo Theatre” is a program organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
This program aims to provide visitors with a chance to set foot into bamboo theatres.
Here is a sneak peek at the show.
Visitors will be able to experience the Cantonese opera the same way it was performed a hundred years ago.
This unique temporary structure is a big part of Chinese culture.
Building and performing in those bamboo theatres enables the inheritance of Chinese tradition over the generations.
The opera is performed at different bamboo theatres in three different districts.
Parent-child activities are organized for the audience.
Trust me. You don’t need to understand Cantonese to enjoy these amazing performances.
There are two shows per day. Each lasting for almost an hour and 30 minutes.
The best thing about the “Let’s Enjoy Cantonese Opera in Bamboo Theatre” program, is that some tickets are offered for free!
How to get tickets?
Send an e-mail to [email protected]
Indicate the following:
The e-tickets will be issued through e-mail by the office. Each person can get a maximum of four free tickets.
On 29th and 30th of April (Wed and Thu)
At 10.30am and at 2.00 pm
Bamboo theatre at Tuen Mun Hau Temple Plaza
(Tin Hau Road, Tuen Mun)
On 15th and 16th May 2019
At 10.30am and at 2.00pm
Bamboo theatre at Hang Hau Village
(Public Car Park, Hang Hau Village, Tseung Kwan O)
Tuen Mun Park is an urban park located in the center of Tuen Mun, New Territories.
The park features a reptile house that’s the first of its kind in Hong Kong.
It has a small but interesting collection of reptiles including snakes, lizards and turtles.
Visitors can enjoy watching the reptiles for free.
The Hong Kong Gold Coast is the biggest tourist resort in Tuen Mun.
It features the Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel, a shopping mall, a marina club and the infamous Dolphin Square.
The Dolphin Square is a sculpture of three golden dolphins representing peace, freedom and happiness.
Butterfly Beach is one of the least crammed beaches in Hong Kong.
Alongside the beach is the Butterfly Beach Park.
It’s a very relaxing getaway from the busy city.
It includes gardens, walkways, tents, picnic facilities, barbeque grills, toilets, jogging tracks, a camping area and a mini-soccer pitch.
This 4-star hotel is located inside the Gold Coast Resort, Tuen Mun.
The luxurious hotel and the resort altogether provide a pleasurable escape from the urban noise.
The lush green gardens and seaside are perfect for a relaxing vacation.
It’s only a 20-minute drive from Hong Kong’s airport.
Located in Tuen Mun, 3.5-star Hotel COZi is the first vacation themed resort hotel
It’s only a 5-minute walk from the Tuen Mun Park.
Just a 6-minute walk would get you to the Tuen Mun Town Plaza, one of the largest shopping malls in the Northwest New Territories.
The rooms are decorated with four fascinating themes from Africa, Japan, Thailand and Greece.
This 4-star hotel is located in the heart of Tuen Mun.
It’s also a 5-minute walk from the Tuen Mun Park and Tuen Mun Town Plaza.
The 16-story hotel features modern guest rooms, a 24-hour fitness center and a signature pentahotel lounge.
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