These days, the China-ASEAN (Nanning) Cantonese Opera Contest in 2021 is one of the most important activities of the 9th China-ASEAN (Nanning) Opera Week. It has been receiving applications, and the deadline is August 26.
It’s learned that in order to further enhance the cultural cooperation between Nanning and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, spread and promote Cantonese Opera overseas such as in ASEAN countries, and inherit Chinese traditional culture, the contest is intended for Cantonese opera professionals, folk performers, and university teachers and students from Guangxi, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, ASEAN countries, etc. With online and offline forms adopted for the contest, the contestants from ASEAN countries and other overseas regions will compete online while those in China will compete offline. The contest includes preliminary contests and final contests.