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Cantonese Opera Teaching Award for Hong Kong Music Teachers

You or your representatives are cordially invited to cover an event on 31 May (Tuesday) at Xiqu Centre, at which The Research Centre for Transmission of Cantonese Opera (RCTCO) of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) will announce the details of the “Cantonese Opera Teaching Award for Hong Kong Music Teachers 2022”


The competition, jointly organised with the Xiqu Centre of the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) and supported by the Rural Training College Alumni Association, aims to recognise music teachers who have demonstrated outstanding performance and creativity in teaching and promoting Cantonese opera.


Officiating at the event will be Dr Frankie Yeung Wai-shing, the Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Chairman of the Xiqu Centre Advisory Panel under WKCD; and Professor John Lee Chi-kin, the Vice President (Academic) and Provost of EdUHK. Some young Cantonese opera talents, including Mr Ng Lap-hei, Mr Lai Yiu-wai, Ms Janet Wong and Ms Cheng Nga-ki, together with a school principal and some in-service teachers from primary and secondary schools, will also share their experiences during the event. Details are as follows: 


Date: 31 May 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon Cultural District