Teaching Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong Schools focuses on a form of music
which is unique, and which needs special attention and care as not to be forgotten. At the same time it provides young people with a demanding and indeed expressive musical language. This requires collaboration on a high level between, highly specialised performers, music educators, researchers, and students. In this way it benefits close to one million students and some 5000 teachers.
The programme stands out as a strong source of inspiration for those who have the courage to embark upon more complex and demanding musical journeys. The programme is hosted by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and was nominated by the International Society for Music Education (ISME).
In addition to the three Award winners, the following three projects received a