Arts galore in Hong Kong

From colourful murals in Sai Ying Pun to beautiful street paintings in Central, and even an art-themed store-cum-restaurant dedicated to Vincent van Gogh, there is no shortage of accessible art in Hong Kong.
Xiqu Centre, located at the junction of Canton Road and Austin Road, on the eastern edge of the West Kowloon Cultural District, is the perfect spot to enjoy Cantonese opera and other forms of traditional Chinese opera.
Xiqu Centre, located at the junction of Canton Road and Austin Road, on the eastern edge of the West Kowloon Cultural District, is the perfect spot to enjoy Cantonese opera and other forms of traditional Chinese opera.ST PHOTO: BENSON ANG

SINGAPORE - Think Hong Kong is only for shopping, sightseeing, and food? Think again. The bustling city is also an arts haven, with flashy events such as Art Basel in March and the superbly-Instagrammable giant inflatable sculpture called Kaws:Holiday floating in Victoria Harbour in late March. Beautiful art can be found all over the city - on walls, buildings, paved areas, even in restaurants. Life rounds up six places and projects where travellers can indulge their artsy side.

Opened just three months ago, this new performing arts centre is the perfect spot to enjoy Cantonese opera and other forms of traditional Chinese opera, also known as xiqu.

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