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Veteran musicians to showcase traditional Guangdong music

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department's Guangdong Music Series will present fascinating programmes from October to December. The programme will feature concerts by groups of veteran musicians with a mission of perpetuating traditional Chinese culture and promoting Guangdong Music. In addition to the concerts, there are also free outdoor performances.

     Programme details are as follows:

Cantonese Music in Hong Kong - A Concert of "Hard-bow" Ensemble
October 13 (Saturday), 8pm
Theatre, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre
Tickets: $160, $120

"Mesmerizing Wind and Bowed-strings" - A Concert by the Hong Kong Yue Yue Tuan
October 14 (Sunday), 8pm
Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Tickets: $160, $120

A Concert by the Cantonese Music and Song Art Troupe
November 5 (Monday), 8pm
Theatre, Ko Shan Theatre
Tickets: $160, $130, $110

"Cantonese Music and Its Roots" by the Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble
November 11 (Sunday), 4pm
Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Tickets: $160, $120
December 27 (Thursday), 8pm
Auditorium, North District Town Hall
Tickets: $100, $80

A Tribute to Wan Chi-chung, Guiding Light in Cantonese Saloon Music in Hong Kong
November 16 (Friday), 8pm
Theatre, Yau Ma Tei Theatre
Tickets: $160, $120

Guangdong Music Under the Tree (Free Admission)
Chaozhou Music
December 1 (Saturday), 2.30pm
Guangdong Music
December 2 (Sunday), 2.30pm
Former Yamen Building of Kowloon Walled City, owloon Walled City Park

     Tickets are now available at all URBTIX utlets, on the Internet and by telephone credit card booking. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and their minders, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis).

     Patrons who purchase standard tickets for two or more of the above-mentioned concerts can enjoy a Guangdong Music Series package discount. There is a 10 per cent discount for each purchase for two concerts, 15 per cent off for three concerts, and 20 per cent off for four or more concerts. A group booking discount scheme is also available. Please refer to the series booklet and the programme leaflets for more details.

     For programme enquiries, please call 2268 7321, or visit For ticketing enquiries, please call 2734 9009. For telephone credit card bookings, please call 2111 5999. For Internet bookings, please visit

Ends/Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Issued at HKT 15:00


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