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Guangdong Chaozhou Opera Theater Hong Kong Chaozhou Opera Heritage Center Unveiled
Date: 2019-06-11      Source: Shantou Daily

On the afternoon of June 10th, Guangdong Chaozhou Opera Theater Hong Kong Chaozhou Opera Heritage Center, jointly built by Guangdong Chaozhou Opera Theater and Hong Kong Chaozhou People Literature and Art Association, was opened at Kwun Tong Industrial Centre (Phase II), Kowloon, Hong Kong. Yao Xuanqiu and Fang Zhanrong, two national-level intangible cultural heritage Chaozhou opera inheritors of the Guangdong Chaozhou Opera Theater, also came to the scene to teach art and would serve as art consultants to guide the work of the Chaozhou opera in Hong Kong.

The joint construction of Chaozhou Opera Heritage Center by Chaozhou and Hong Kong aims to use the Chaozhou opera as a cultural carrier to unite Chaozhou people at home and abroad and create a cultural exchange cooperation brand between Guangdong and Hong Kong. The Heritage Center plans to set up a training base, recruit young students, carry out training courses of Chaozhou opera traditional artistic performance, Chaozhou music performance training courses, Chaozhou opera campus activities and Chaozhou opera show activities, etc. In the future, it will focus on creating a new art communication mode "excellent performances + artistic popularization + inheriting the future", promoting the inheritance and sustainable development of Chaozhou opera in Hong Kong.

Source:Shantou Daily, June 11, 2019





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