Silk Road Festival - Performer

Vancouver Cantonese Opera Features Live Make Up Demonstration and Performance

The “Guangdong Drama” as is its known is a combination of different operatic styles  blends Chinese legend, music, martial arts and drama into a performing art.  

The Vancouver Cantonese Opera is a non-profit society incorporated in 2000.  Their mission is to preserve and promote Cantonese opera in Canada.

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Festival visitors will have the opportunity to witness detailed preparations, including applying the signature Chinese opera makeup.

Artistic director Rosa Cheng and her partner will offer visitors a close look on how makeup is done in the two and a half hour session on Saturday, July 6 starting at 11:30 am beside the Green Room.

A live performance will follow at 2:00 p.m.

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