Special Guided Tour for Comix Home Base & Exhibition - “Starring under the Sky 2014 – In Memory of Hung Sin-nui”
20 MAY (TUE)
4PM - 5PM
Comix Home Base
7 Mallory Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
RSVP: [email protected]
Hung Sin-nui was a renowned contemporary Cantonese opera singer and movie actress. She created a unique crisp, smooth and flirtatious Hung-tone style of singing by incorporating Peking Opera and Kunqu Opera techniques, and Western opera singing methods.
She was regarded as a national treasure, the opera star and actress appeared in about 200 operas and more than 100 films. In 1985, she received the Outstanding Artist Award from the United Nations Asian Performing Arts Association and the Performing Arts Award from the United Nations Symphony Association. In 2001, she was named the Most Outstanding Artist of the Year at the Lincoln Center in New York. In 2009, she received an Honorary Academy Award from the China Theatre Association.
An exhibition - “Starring under the Sky 2014 – In Memory of Hung Sin-nui”, will be held as a tribute to Hung. This guided tour is specially organised for Asia Week Hong Kong participants by the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Participants will also have a chance to tour around in the newly refurbished monument building of ten pre-war Grade 2 historic tenement houses Comix Home Base on Mallory Street/Burrows Street in Wan Chai.
For more information, please visit comixhomebase.com.hk