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Lecture: 香港故事: 梁醒波. Mr Leung Sing Por's Hong Kong heritage in his Canto-opera works
 
 
Date: 24 October 2018 
 
Hong Kong Studies Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU has the pleasure of inviting you to the lecture: 

香港故事:梁醒波. Mr Leung Sing Por's Hong Kong heritage in his Canto-opera works

24th Oct, 2018(Wed) , 10:30-12:20
Venue: CBC, Chow Yei Hing Building, HKU

The lecture will be conducted in Cantonese

Leung Sing-por (1908-1981), the first Chinese performing artist receiving the MBE honour. Uncle Por transformed himself from a Cantonese Opera actor to a comedian on the Silver Screen and TV. He not only brought happiness to the community, but also contributed to the education of generations of Hongkonger. Hong Kong Studies (HKGS2008) has invited Andrew TW Leung, grandson of Leung Sing-por and an advocate for his Cantonese opera legacy, for a guest lecture session to introduce the  artistry of this important figure in Hong Kong culture.

梁醒波 (1908-1981), 首位華人演藝家獲MBE 榮譽。波叔從粵劇的文武生轉型至一代笑匠,又跨行檔至電影及電視。他不單止為我們帶來無盡的歡樂,他也為香港的教育貢獻良多,影響幾代的香港人。是次香港研究課程HKGS2008 特意邀請梁醒波之後人及熱心推廣粵語片文化的梁智宏先生作客籍講師,分享其傳奇家族細碎及其祖父對於香港文化的重要貢獻。

Andrew TW Leung, grandson of Leung Sing-por, educated at La Salle Primary & College, University of Birmingham and HKUST MBA. Grade 8 in Piano & Singing. His passion in Cantonese opera and classic Hong Kong movies risen in recent years and try to appreciate and promote it from a modern angle on this unique culture of Hong Kong.

Director of Diamond Restaurant (www.diamondrestaurant.hk) a Hong Kong restaurant with 71-year heritage moving forward into a modern cuisine brand. Prior to taking up the family business, Andrew spent 8 years with Cartier, managing the Greater China Travel Retail business. He also worked at Ogilvy & Mather, PCCW & Cerruti 1881 in his early career. 

梁智宏——梁醒波長孫。畢業於喇沙小學、書院、伯明罕大學及香港科技大學工商管理碩士。八級鋼琴與唱歌。今年因人生閱歷令他開始對粵劇與粵語電影的產生熱情,致力用現代的角度來欣賞與推廣我們這個獨特的香港文化。

梁智宏,現任鑽石酒家董事 (www.diamondrestaurant.hk), 承傳71年歷史的香港酒家,與時並進為一個佳餚品牌。梁在接手家族生意前,曾效力卡地亞公司8年,管理大中華區旅遊零售業務。他前期亦服務過奧美廣告、電訊盈科及 Cerruti 1881。


This lecture is open to all HKU students/guests on first come first served basis
 
 
     
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