Hong Kong Poetica: Yasi’s Poetry In Motion
Why We Recommend it
In its first piece of devised theatre based on Hong Kong literature, Theatre du Pif explores the world of local poet Leung Ping Kwan (Yasi).
Theatre du Pif explores the world of local poet Leung Ping Kwan (Yasi) and turns it into theatre. Using the sound and movement of our time, the play enables the audience to connect to Yasi’s deep sentiments about Hong Kong and explore his resilience and strength as he walks through the mists of uncertainty.
Pen named Yasi, Leung Ping Kwan (1949-2013) was a celebrated man of letters in Hong Kong who received the Hong Kong Medal of Honor. Writing mainly in the Chinese language under his pen-name Yasi, he was a prolific poet, novelist, essayist, translator, researcher, teacher, scholar, photographer, videographer, and literary, film and cultural critic.
Please note that the Cantonese performance has been rescheduled from 8pm to 11:30am on the same day.
When: 30 Nov 2019 - 1 Dec 2019 Where: Hong Kong City Hall – 5 Edinburgh Place – Central