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YUEN Siu-fai

Cantonese Opera performer, artistic director and playwright

Started as a prodigy on screen at the age of seven, received Xiqu training under many veterans before becoming the apprentice of renowned artist Mak Bing-wing

Also active in script-writing with works including The Repatriation of Cai Wenji, Lu Meng-zheng – Footprints in the snow and Revenge at Guang Chang Long which are highly acclaimed

Received the Annual Hong Kong Artist Award (1991); the BH Honorary Medal (1992); Award for Arts Achievement from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (2003); Honorary Fellowship of the Education University of Hong Kong (2012); Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Government (2014) for his contribution to the Cantonese operatic art; Award for Outstanding Contribution in Arts, Hong Kong Arts Development Awards (2015)

Current Vice President of Chinese Artist Association of Hong Kong, member of Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong, Museum Experts Advisor (Cantonese Opera) of Hong Kong Museum of History




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