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Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee

Appointed by the Secretary for Home Affairs

Enquiry : Secretariat, Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee
13/F, West Wing,
Central Government Offices
2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
Telephone : (852) 3509 8063

Official website:

(Term of office is from 1st May 2018 to 30th April 2020)


Prof Andrew CHAN Chi-fai, SBS, JP


Ms Jeanette Chan
Ms Corona Cheuk Au Ching-mei, MH
Prof Ching May-bo
Dr Agnes Ko Po-yee
Ms Kuk Man-yu
Mr Lai Yiu-wai
Ms Lam Yan-yin (Lam Kwan-ling)
Mr Lan Lianqin (Lan Tin-yau)
Ms Alice Lau Kok-ying
Ms Wendy Lee Kam-ming
Ms Angel Leung Sum-yee
Mr Wyborn Leung Wai-hong
Ms Cynthia Liu Chiu-fun, BBS
Mr Liu Kwok-sum
Ms Susan Pau Suk-hang (Yum Tsz-yu)
Ms Kitty Tsui Kit-yee (Tsui Yong-yong)
Dr Elizabeth Wang Ming-chun, SBS
Ms Ivy Wong Mun-ha (Fong Suet-ying)
Ms Wong Shui-kwan (Wong Chiu-kwan)
Prof Lui Yu-hon, MH
(Chairman of the Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee)
Representative of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Representative of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Representative of the Hong Kong Tourism Board
Representative of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Representative of the Education Bureau
Representative of the Home Affairs Bureau
Representative of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Secretary: Senior Manager (Culture) 2, Home Affairs Bureau

Terms of Reference

To advise the Secretary for Home Affairs on the promotion, preservation, study and development of Cantonese opera. Specifically, the COAC offers advice on the following areas:

  • To strengthen professional training in Cantonese opera;

  • To enhance audience building and promotion of Cantonese opera;

  • To facilitate exchange and cooperation with Guangdong and Macao in Cantonese opera;

  • To promote the preservation and study of Cantonese opera;

  • To foster cooperation between the Cantonese opera sector and other related organisations (e.g. the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts); and

  • To engage various sectors, including the general public, the Cantonese opera sector, the academic sector, the media, the tourism industry, district organisations and private bodies, in the development of Cantonese opera.

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