Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee

Terms of Reference

To advise the Government on the promotion, preservation, study and development of Cantonese opera. The specific categories include:

  • professional training in Cantonese opera;
  • audience building and promotion of Cantonese opera;
  • preservation and study of Cantonese opera;
  • cooperation between the Cantonese opera sector (e.g. the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong, other Cantonese opera groups and Cantonese opera practitioners) and other related organisations (e.g. the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and other bodies);
  • engagement of 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;
  • exchange and cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland (including the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area) in Cantonese opera; and
  • funding directions of the Cantonese Opera Development Fund.


(Term of office is from 1 May 2022 to 30 April 2024)

Chairman Prof LUI Yu-hon, MH
Members Ms Susanna CHENG Wing-mui
Ms CHEUNG Man-wai
Mr Andrew FUNG Hau-chung, BBS, JP
Ms KUK Man-yu
Mr LAN Lianqin (LAN Tin-yau)
Prof Ricardo MAK King-sang
Mr NG Lap-hei
Ms TANG Mi-ling
Ms Kitty TSUI Kit-yee (TSUI Yong-yong)
Mr WAN Kwong-shing (WAN Yuk-yu)
Dr Elizabeth WANG Ming-chun, GBS
Ms Ivy WONG Mun-ha (FONG Suet-ying)
Ms Connie YIU Wai-ha
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 Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau
Representative of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department