A street performer in Mong Kok, in Hong Kong, before the pedestrian zone was reopened to vehicles, forcing the entertainers out. Picture: Winson Wong
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

From ancient China to Mong Kok – street performance was once a show of Chinese empire’s might

Enterprising emperors used spectacularly staged ensembles to communicate more than China’s ability to put on a good show

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A street performer in Mong Kok, in Hong Kong, before the pedestrian zone was reopened to vehicles, forcing the entertainers out. Picture: Winson Wong
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