Chen Zhiyao as Princess Tiger Lily in the Hong Kong Ballet’s production of Peter Pan (2019) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: Hong Kong Ballet
Chen Zhiyao as Princess Tiger Lily in the Hong Kong Ballet’s production of Peter Pan (2019) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: Hong Kong Ballet

Hong Kong year in dance 2019: milestones with a touch of mayhem

  • The Hong Kong Ballet and the City Contemporary Dance Company both pulled out all the stops this year to celebrate their 40th anniversaries
  • Other highlights included a Lin Hwai-min retrospective and Akram Khan’s Xenos, but anti-government protests saw ticket sales slump and one show even halted

Chen Zhiyao as Princess Tiger Lily in the Hong Kong Ballet’s production of Peter Pan (2019) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: Hong Kong Ballet
Chen Zhiyao as Princess Tiger Lily in the Hong Kong Ballet’s production of Peter Pan (2019) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: Hong Kong Ballet
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