PCHC-MoM Partner Events

Town & Gown on Cantonese Opera Past & Present

Spotlight on Cantonese Opera in July

PCHC-MoM is privileged to be working with academic and community partners from Vancouver, Toronto and Hong Kong to celebrate the long presence of Cantonese Opera in North America. Both opera fans and history buffs will be treated to a feast of events this summer, ranging from talks by academics and practitioners as well as an exhibition and performance in Metro Vancouver and Toronto.

[Lecture] Spectacular Opera Across Borders: Cantonese Opera Theaters in North America during the 1920s

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

10:00 am at Fairmont Social Lounge, St. John’s College

[Presentation] Cantonese Opera in the Garden

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

12:00 pm Dim Sum with the Stars

1:30pm Talk and Demo

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

[Presentation] The Art of Drag: A Special Viewing of 1920s Cantonese Opera Costumes Designed for Gender Impersonation

Friday, July 7th, 2017

2:30 pm at Museum of Anthropology

[Performance] Multi Voices One Heart: Celebrating Canada 150 in Cantonese Opera

Friday, July 7th, 2017

7:00 pm at Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

12:30pm at Ryerson Theatre, Toronto

[Exhibition] Common Voices: The Cultural legacy of Cantonese & Italian Opera in Vancouver

July 1 –July 15, 2017

10am -5pm Mon – Fri

Italian Cultural Centre


[Call for Items] PCHC Cantonese Opera Bento

PCHC-MoM Society is collecting Cantonese Opera memorabilia to develop an educational resource in the form of a Cantonese Opera Bento this summer. Items can be returned after a digital image is made. The bento box can be taken to schools throughout the province for educational purposes.

MVOH show and talk/demo will be repeated in Toronto on July 9 at Ryerson Theatre and 10 at the Richard Charles lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at U of T respectively. For details pl visit www.pchc-mom.ca or mvoh.online

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