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[Event cancelled] Lecture Demonstration: "Stage Battle" of The White Rabbit

[Event cancelled] Due to venue closure, the Hong Kong Arts Festival PLUS announces that this activity will be cancelled. For general enquiries, please email to


The White Rabbit, one of the four major Southern opera classics, was adapted for Cantonese opera by playwright Tong Tik-sang. Inspired by the traditional Wenzhou customs of “stage battle”, the Kun opera in Wenzhou and Cantonese opera performers led by Sun Kim-long will each perform an excerpt from The White Rabbit highlighting the artful stage direction and script adaptation of Wenzhou and Cantonese opera.                

Host: Sun Kim-long (Artistic Director, Praying to the Moon)
Guests: Law Kar-ying (Director and performer, A Thorn Hairpin) , Xu Xianyu (Head of Yongjia Kunqu Opera Troupe)

In Cantonese and Putonghua