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21.11.2014 (Friday)
22.11.2014 (Saturday)

20.11.2014 (Thursday)

0845 - 0945
0945 - 1030
Opening Ceremony 
Choreographer : Mui Cheuk-yin
Performer : Students of the School of Dance
Professor Adrian Walter,AM, Director, HKAPA
Mrs Betty Fung Ching Suk-yee, JP, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs
Mr William Leung Wing-cheung, BBS, JP, Chairman of HKAPA Council
Hu Family Mansion
Performer : The Young Academy Cantonese Opera Troupe
1030 - 1130
Keynote Address  and Roundtable Discussion- Creativity in a World of Popular Culture
Dr. Peggy Chiao, School of Film and New Media, Taipei National University of the Arts
Roundtable Discussion 
Chiang Ching, Film Actress, Dancer, Choreographer, Director, Writer and First Artistic Director of the Hong Kong Dance Company
Ding Yuin Shan, Senior Lecturer (Film Production), HKAPA
Kenneth Ip (Shu Kei), Chair, School of Film & TV, HKAPA
1130 - 1155
Coffee Break
1155 - 1305
Performance - Crossing Roper Bar
Professor Paul Grabowsky, Executive Director, Monash Academy of Performing Arts
Performers : Members of the Australian Art Orchestra
1430 - 1555
Performance: The Interconnected Dynamics of Two Traditions - East Meets West in Chinese Opera
Professor Sun Huizhu (William Sun), Shanghai Theatre Academy
Miss Julie
Shanghai Theatre Academy  Peking Opera Miss Julie Group
1555 - 1615
Coffee Break
1615 - 1720
Keynote Address and Roundtable Discussion - Innovation & Tradition in Chinese Opera
Professor Batu, President, National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts
Roundtable Discussion
Lai Yu Man, Maurice, Vice President, Utopia Cantonese Opera Workshop
Dr. Fredric Mao, Chair, School of Chinese Opera, HKAPA
Professor Sun Huizhu (William Sun), Shanghai Theatre Academy
Dr. Liza Wang, Chairperson, The Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong
1720 - 1740
Performance - Line II
Performers : Clssifiable Movement Series Group 
1745 - 1930
Reception: Garden, HKAPA

21.11.2014 (Friday)

0800 - 0830
0830 - 0945
Seminar - Global Composition 
Professor Bright Sheng, Leonard Bernstein Distinguished  University Professor of Music, University of Michigan
0945 - 1005
Keynote Address - New Pedagogies in Music Education
Professor Wang Cizhao, President, Central Conservatory of Music
1005 – 1025
Coffee Break
1025 - 1125
Performance - Creative Compositions, Creativity within and outside the Boundaries of Traditional Chinese Music
Professor Clarence Mak, Head of Composition and Electronic Music, HKAPA
Professor Tang Jianping, Composition Department, Central Conservatory of Music
Music Ensembles
School of Music, HKAPA
1125 – 1145
Coffee Break
1145 - 1300
Keynote Address and Roundtable Discussion - Paths to Creativity
Professor Xu Shuya, Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Roundtable Discussion
Professor Chan Hing Yan, Chairperson of Music Department, The University of Hong Kong
Professor Mak Su Yin, Department of Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tang Shu Wing, Artistic Director, Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio
Wang Yuan Yuan, Artistic Director and Choreographer, Beijing Dance Theatre
Professor Yang Hon-Lun, Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University
1430 - 1450
Keynote Address - Taking Risks in the Creative Process
Robyn Archer AO, Strategic Advisor, Arts and Culture, Gold Coast; Deputy Chair, Australia Council for the Art ; Artistic Director, The Light in Winter ( Melbourne) 
1450 - 1540 Keynote Address and Performance - Living Traditions
Professor Leon Rubin, Director, East 15 Acting School, University of Essex
Drunken Zhong Kui, Happy Childhood Memories
Hong Kong Puppet and Shadow Art Center
1540 - 1610
Coffee Break
1610 - 1710
Roundtable Discussion- Building Connections, Global Creativity and the Chinese Diaspora
Dr. David Jiang, Former Dean of Drama, HKAPA
Professor Wenhai Ma, Head, Department of Theatre, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Professor Leon Rubin, Director, East 15 Acting School, University of Essex
Professor Bright Sheng, Leonard Bernstein Distinguished University Professor of Music, University of Michigan
Professor Zhang Xiao-xiong, Associate Professor of Dance, Taipei National University of the Arts
1945 - 2200
Performance : My Days in Cats Town
Performers: School of Drama, HKAPA
Venue: Drama Theatre, HKAPA

22.11.2014 (Saturday)

0900 - 0930
0930 - 1030
Roundtable Discussion - Contemporary Trends in Performing Arts Pedagogy
Hilary Boulding, Principal, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
illian Choa, Chair, School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts, HKAPA
Dr. Amanda Morris, Dean, Faculty of Performing Arts,LASALLE College of the Arts
Dr. Wankwan Polachan, Assistant Professor and Lecturer, Fine and Applied Arts Division, Mahidol University International College
Dr. Emma Redding, Head of Dance Science, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
1030 - 1100
Coffee Break
1100 - 1200
Presentation and Performance - Crossing Borders , Blurring Boundaries
Professor Anita Donaldson OAM, Dean, College of Allied Arts, HKAPA
- Li Yongjing, Lecturer (Contemporary Dance), HKAPA
- John Utans, Senior Lecturer (Contemporary Dance), HKAPA
- Wong Hin Nga, Student (Contemporary Dance), HKAPA
- Yan Xiaochang, Lecturer (Chinese Dance), HKAPA
- Yu Pikyim, Lecturer (Chinese Dance), HKAPA
- Zhao Minhua, Lecturer (Ballet), HKAPA
Performers: Students of the School of Dance, HKAPA
1200 - 1230
Plenary Session
Professor Adrian Walter AM, Director, HKAPA
2000 - 2200
Performance - Que Reste t'il?
Performer : Robyn Archer AO, Helpmann Award Winner: Best Cabaret Performer 2013