Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun-fat on Tuesday won the Asian Filmmaker of the Year at the 28th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), becoming the second actor from the city to earn international acclaim in a week.
Organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the New Vision Arts Festival (NVAF) will be held from October 20 to November 19, showcasing an array of interdisciplinary programmes by overseas and local performing groups and artists. An early bird discount of 30 per cent off all full-price tickets for stage programmes will be offered from today (Aug. 18) to September 5.
The Chinese Opera Festival (COF) 2023, presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, will bring together an array of well-known local Cantonese opera stars to stage a four-day program, "The Art of Wusheng Roles in Cantonese Opera", starting from July 13 (Thursday).
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has invited the Peking Opera Theatre of Beijing to come to Hong Kong in mid-June to stage three performances of iconic plays, which highlight the artistic legacy of Peking opera master Zhang Junqiu, famed for his qingyi (virtuous female) roles.
The local premiere of a winning film project in the Professional Group of the 5th First Feature Film Initiative (FFFI), "A Light Never Goes Out", will be held this evening (April 3). The film will be officially released on April 13.
Whether they're poached, scrambled or fried, everyone has their favorite way of preparing eggs. But some of the world's most famous artists made use of them in a different manner – by adding them to paint, a study suggests.
The local premiere of a new film partly financed by the Film Production Financing Scheme (Relaxation Plan) under the Film Development Fund (FDF), "Over My Dead Body", will be held on Wednesday (March 29) evening.
"The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Women and Femininity in Ancient China - Treasures from the Nanjing Museum" exhibition being held at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum (HKHM) will end on February 27 (Monday).
The government will present a lecture series, "'New Music' in 20th-Century China", in March. Hosted by Dr Jim Chang, the lecture series will review the "new music" that was generated as a result of the impact and integration of Western music culture on Chinese music in the last century as well as its related changes and inspirations.