A scene from “Laila”, an immersive opera that is one of the highlights of the 50th Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2022. Six to eight audience members at a time will view a 15-20 minute performance. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival
A scene from “Laila”, an immersive opera that is one of the highlights of the 50th Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2022. Six to eight audience members at a time will view a 15-20 minute performance. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival

2022 Hong Kong Arts Festival unveils a pandemic-hit line-up dominated by local acts, with a Sun Yat-sen musical and ‘immersive opera’ Laila among the highlights

  • Festival’s landmark 50th edition won’t feature visiting international acts because of quarantine rules but will present some ambitious local commissions
  • Highlights include a free opera, a coming-of-age musical about Sun Yat-sen, Candice Chong’s long-awaited play We Are Gay, and dance opera Love Streams

Topic |   Hong Kong Arts Festival
A scene from “Laila”, an immersive opera that is one of the highlights of the 50th Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2022. Six to eight audience members at a time will view a 15-20 minute performance. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival
A scene from “Laila”, an immersive opera that is one of the highlights of the 50th Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2022. Six to eight audience members at a time will view a 15-20 minute performance. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Festival
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