Hong Kong: Culture and Arts
The Pearl of the Orient
Hong Kong's culture and arts scene is unique. Hong Kong offers a diverse range of museums showcasing the territory's colourful history and development. Top museums include the Hong Kong Museum of Art (made up mostly of Chinese artists), Heritage Museum and Hong Kong Museum of History. There are also museums of science and space and of special interest is the Tea Ware Museum. Comic books and Chinese animation are popular and in particular the comic books Manhua, a Hong Kong based comic book readily available at new stands. The Cantonese Opera is always a hit with fans, involving music, singing, martial arts, acrobatics and acting and can be viewed at Sunbeam Theatre. Hong Kong has world-class performing arts including dance, music, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as traditional Chinese and Western theatres. Hong Kong also has a as well known comedy club:The TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong.