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Explore a Fading Art: Chinese Opera

Explore a Fading Art: Chinese Opera

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in Chinese (Simplified) and English

About your host

Back in the 1950s and '60s, Chinese Opera was a popular form of entertainment art among teenagers. My husband and I had an avid interest in the art. My partner joined an opera troupe specializing in stage design and oriental lighting, while I performed as an actress in a variety of opera shows in Singapore. We met through a common passion for the traditional art, and continued the pursuit of…
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What we’ll do

Traditional Chinese Opera, labeled as a "dying art" in Singapore, has deep history and culture that risks being forgotten in a metropolitan city. My partner and I are a couple who grew up, met each other, and aged through a lasting passion for Teochew Opera. We will bring you for a visit to a gem right in the heart of Chinatown, the Er Woo Traditional Opera Troupe House dating back to the 1950s…

What else you should know

Please note that the three-storey shophouse has no elevator.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Chinese tea
Equipment
Costumes and photos

What to bring

An open mind and an appreciation for the traditional arts

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Where you'll be

The three-storey shophouse is located in Chinatown, right in the heart of the famous Smith food street, a 10-minute walk from Chinatown MRT Station, NorthEast Line NE4, and the Downtown Line DT19. We will walk you to the Opera Troupe house with a short introduction on the various Chinese dialect cultures in Singapore. The troupe house is for the Er Woo Teochew Opera Troupe, the first and one of three remaining Teochew troupes in Singapore.

Upcoming availability

Sat, 3rd Aug    From 10:00 to 12:00.
₹3,593 per person
4 of 4 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Please note that the three-storey shophouse has no elevator.
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Explore a Fading Art: Chinese Opera
4 reviews
₹3,593 per person
4 reviews
₹3,593 per person