Some of the Greater Bay Area’s new cultural performance venues are truly stunning, such as the Zhuhai Opera House – its two giant white “scallop shells” can be seen from miles away.

Is China’s Guangdong province ready for Hong Kong performing arts?

  • From exhibitions to theatre, efforts to enrich Guangdong’s cultural sector under the Greater Bay Area development plan are already well under way
  • But despite some truly stunning venues, issues including censorship, operational matters and depressingly small audiences are holding things back
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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Some of the Greater Bay Area’s new cultural performance venues are truly stunning, such as the Zhuhai Opera House – its two giant white “scallop shells” can be seen from miles away.
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The M+ museum of visual culture under construction at the West Kowloon Cultural District in November, 2018. Its opening could be delayed from 2020 until 2021. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong arts hub exodus: amid fresh delays, key executives leaving West Kowloon project

  • Five key executives will leave the authority in charge of the long-overdue West Kowloon Cultural District by autumn 2019
  • The Box theatre was to open in April but won’t be ready until June, while the opening of M+, the museum of visual culture, may be postponed until 2021
Topic |   West Kowloon Cultural District

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The M+ museum of visual culture under construction at the West Kowloon Cultural District in November, 2018. Its opening could be delayed from 2020 until 2021. Photo: Martin Chan
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