Chinese opera performers prepare for their performance at a makeshift theater at Shau Kei Wan during last year’s Hungry Ghost Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang Chinese opera performers prepare for their performance at a makeshift theater at Shau Kei Wan during last year’s Hungry Ghost Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chinese opera performers prepare for their performance at a makeshift theater at Shau Kei Wan during last year’s Hungry Ghost Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang

City Weekend

The Hungry Ghost Festival: keeping traditions alive at carnival for the dead

Carnival with origins in Buddhism and Taoism hopes to bring friends and families together for three-day celebration in city’s Victoria Park

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Chinese opera performers prepare for their performance at a makeshift theater at Shau Kei Wan during last year’s Hungry Ghost Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang Chinese opera performers prepare for their performance at a makeshift theater at Shau Kei Wan during last year’s Hungry Ghost Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chinese opera performers prepare for their performance at a makeshift theater at Shau Kei Wan during last year’s Hungry Ghost Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
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