Behind The Curtain: Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon, Hong Kong — Canadian Architect

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— by Sylvia Chan: Classical Chinese opera is a vivid art form with flamboyant costumes and face paint, elaborate movements, and a boisterous mix of vocals and percussion. Also known by its Chinese name, Xiqu, the form developed during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) and regional variations are included on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage practices…

Image courtesy of Ema Peter

May 8, 2019


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