Cantonese opera is beloved by many Hongkongers; it is high time that the city’s political and financial leaders also cultivated its artistic – and, even more importantly, symbolic – value. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong’s West Kowloon arts hub can be the global champion of Cantonese opera

Bell Yung says the Xiqu Centre has the potential to be the place to experience the best in Chinese performing arts, especially if it features its own resident Cantonese opera company

Topic |   West Kowloon Cultural District

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Cantonese opera is beloved by many Hongkongers; it is high time that the city’s political and financial leaders also cultivated its artistic – and, even more importantly, symbolic – value. Photo: AFP
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