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West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014

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All images courtesy of west kowloon cultural district authority.

About The West Kowloon Cultural District:

The west kowloon cultural district keeps a vision to make a crucial stage for the neighborhood arts picture, along with a lively cultural quarter for the town to produce, socialize and collaborate, as among the greatest arts and cultural jobs globally. Major venues are provided by the organization to sponsor and create world class exhibitions, performances and artworks and cultural the region will contain plentiful green room in the center of town, including a lively harbour front promenade, 2 3 hectares of open-space and also a landscaped ave, which are closely linked using the locality. the task will be developed in stages. The very first group of leading facilities to be commissioned are the centre for chinese theatrical performances and M, the brand new museum for visible culture in hong kong, planned for completion in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014 opening hours
17 Jan – 9 Feb (Except 21-24 Jan, 31 Jan – 1 Feb, 6-7 Feb) | 5:00-10:00pm*
*Opens from 3:00pm on weekends and public holidays
*Opens from 2:00pm on 29-30 Jan


West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014- Free shuttle bus service

– Shuttle bus service will be available to take audience to the Bamboo Theatre from Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (Exit K of the MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station) or Exit A of the MTR Kowloon Station on performance and movie screening dates.
– Service time will be from 5:00pm until the end of the programme (from 3:00pm until the end of the programme on weekends and public holidays).
– For movie screening dates, service time will be from 1:45pm until the end of the programme.
– Shuttle bus waiting time is about 15 to 20 minutes.

Getting to the Bamboo Theatre:
West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014 opening hours:

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) has revealed the 2014 version of the bamboo theater: a pop up 850 seat opera home designed by hong kong-centered architect raymond fung. the edifice is briefly place in the website of the city’s potential cultural quarter, where the ‘xiqu facility’ created by bing thom architects / ronald lu & companions is presently under construction. (it is possible to read a little more concerning the improvement and style of the opera home on designboom, here).

From now till february 9th, 2014, the bamboo megastructure is sponsoring some of the world’s major festivals feting xiqu and other sorts of chinese and cantonese performances, supporting public participation together with your website and nurturing local and international links. Annually, the edifice is built particularly for the celebrations, with changing layouts and architectural elements shown with every new iteration, last but not least is dismantled in the occasion’s close. the 2014 layout is described by its own giant egg-shaped bamboo gate way and 180-degree views over victoria seaport.

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the opera house’s facade references traditional chinese cultural elements

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Place from the backcloth of the city’s iconic skyline, the theatre interrupts the modern, urban landscape using its usage of historical substances, creating a dialogue between conventional and modern-day kinds of architecture. Created from over 12,000 bamboo sticks, the opera home is illuminated by miniature, studded bulbs, and adorned with red and yellow lanterns, top visitors to the inside program area. Crowds, a xiqu cinema offers pictures of famous new emphasizing shows across a broad range of xiqu genres, the popup space makes the historic art type accessible to past fung sees the area as ‘a bodily and metaphorical website for households and buddies to collect through the joyous lunar new year celebrations, and of an assembly of the respective cultures and types of opera’

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the interior theater space comprises 12,000 bamboo rods

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the entrance of the west kowloon bamboo theatre

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