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palm_leaf_fanPalm leaf fanPhysical objectfan, famous cantonese opera props, traditional
Type:Physical object
Subject:fan, famous cantonese opera props, traditional
Description:It is usually used by woman matchmaker. When there is hilarious scenes, a palm-leaf fan will be used.
Queen_of_female_leadFONG YIM-FUNPerson Cantonese Opera Star
Subject:Cantonese Opera Star
Description:started her training in Cantonese opera at the age of 10. At 13, she advanced t be an erbang huadan (supporting actress)(二幫花旦) and three years later she became the zhengyin huadan (female lead)(正印花旦). Exceptionally talented and outstanding, Fong has a successful performing career and originated a unique singing style, known as the Fong style, in Cantonese Opera [show more]
shakuShaku (牙笏)Physical objecttraditional props in courts, ivory, white
Type:Physical object
Subject:traditional props in courts, ivory, white
Description:It is made of ivory, with a length 50cm, width 8cm.
Sit_Kok _MuiSit Kok Sin PersonCantonese opera stars
Subject:Cantonese opera stars
Description:Mr. Sit was a talented performer that he could not only take up male role of a scholar-warrior(文武生), but also a female impersonator (反串), a red-faced aged man( 紅生) or a clown (丑).
siu_sangSiu Sang(小生)Rolesupporting male, man without beard
Subject:supporting male, man without beard
Description:Siu Sang is the second leading male in Cantonese Opera. It usually refers to younger male who does not have beard and responsible for WenXi (文戲).
table_matTable mat (枱圍)Physical objectfamous opera props, golden, traditional
Type:Physical object
Subject:famous opera props, golden, traditional
Description:It is made of rough fabric, with unique pattern which has different meanings.
tools_of_calligraphyTools of calligraphyPhysical objectfamous handwriting, traditional, black, text and font
Type:Physical object
Subject:famous handwriting, traditional, black, text and font
Description:It consists of writing brush, ink stick, paper, and inkstone. It has been a traditional handwriting tool over many years.
wooden_chairWooden chairPhysical objectTraditional furniture, famous, old-styled
Type:Physical object
Subject:Traditional furniture, famous, old-styled
Description:It is made of beech, oaken an other kinds of wood. It is even harder, and with a back of chair.
yee_bong_faadaanYee Bong FaaDaan (二幫花旦)rolesupporting female, second leading female role
Subject:supporting female, second leading female role
Description:Yee Bong FaaDaan is the second leading female in Cantonese Opera. Having similar function as Jing Yan FaaDaan but fewer proportion(戲份)
zing_sangZing Sang(淨生)Faamin, flower face, painted face
Subject:Faamin, flower face, painted face
Description:Zing Sang is male role in Cantonese Opera, with a face mask or pattern to express the unique characteristics