National Education as Cultural Education: Developing Students' Chinese Cultural Identity with Learning and Teaching Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong and Guangzhou

Project: Research project

Project Details


This study aims to survey the current state of teaching and learning Cantonese opera in Hong Kong and Guangzhou schools, to examine the extent to which music teacher variables such as teachers' musical preference and teacher education may contribute to the teaching of the genre in music classes, and to examine the extent to which learning Cantonese opera in schools may contribute to the development of Chinese cultural identity in students.

Funding Source: RGC - General Research Fund (GRF)
Effective start/end date01/01/2031/12/21


  • Cantonese opera, cultural identity, musical identity, national education


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