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Celebration of the 21st Anniversary of Macao’s Return to the Motherland – by the China National Peking Opera Company

Celebration of the 21st Anniversary of Macao’s Return to the Motherland – by the China National Peking Opera Company

Celebration of the 21st Anniversary of Macao’s Return to the Motherland – by the China National Peking Opera Company

  • 2020/12/18-19
  • 19:30
  • Macao Cultural Centre - G.A.
  • $200,$150,$100
  • Macao Cultural Centre
  • available

Booking Area

Female Generals of the Yang Family2020-12-1819:30$200,$150,$100Macao Cultural Centre - G.A.
A Right Royal Match2020-12-1919:30$200,$150,$100Macao Cultural Centre - G.A.



Exuberant heritage

The China National Peking Opera Company is back in town for a grand display of tradition and performing excellence. This time it will delight us with two of the most popular Peking operatic pieces. Female Generals of the Yang Family, is a feudal revenge story set during the Song dynasty, telling us of a time when military women safeguarded their homeland after most of their men were killed in combat. The second piece, the lively A Right Royal Match, plunges the audience in a tale of intrigue and deception amid a territorial power struggle. Inspired on a chapter of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, it depicts the moment Liu Bei, a historical character ruling over the ancient city of Jingzhou, crosses the river only to fall in a honey trap.


Revealing the whole diversity and development of traditional Chinese opera, these staged tales bring yet another opportunity for performing arts lovers to discover a combination of different theatre forms. Focusing on a mix of recitation, dance-acting and martial arts, Peking opera is much more than vocal virtuosity, with its impressive costumes, make-up and props taking an important role in the performances. The music is played live by a small orchestra, placed at the left side of a minimal set which allows actors and musicians a smoother interaction.


Founded in 1955 by the hand of the legendary Mei Lanfang, over the years the China National Peking Opera has brought together a lineup of fine artists, playwrights, directors, and composers from across the country to assemble a repertoire recognized both at home and abroad. So let’s immerse ourselves in a moment of poignant storytelling, taking us back to the roots of an exquisite legacy.








CCM Friends

-CCM Friends are entitled to a 10% discount.

-Early Bird: During the first 14 days of ticket sales (15.11-28.11.2020), members enjoy 20% discount.

The above discounts are extended to Friends of Macao Orchestra and Macao Chinese Orchestra.


Students, Seniors & Patrons with Disabilities

-Children aged 12 or below, Macao full-time students, senior citizens aged 65 or above as well as holders of Disability Assessment Registration Card enjoy a 50% discount. (Proof of identity to be shown upon admission.).



Each purchase of 10 or more same-priced tickets for the same performance enjoy a 15% discount.


*The above discounts cannot be used in conjunction with each other.




Other Information

Please do arrive early at the venue, allowing everybody ample time to go through the entry protocols during these epidemic times. Let’s protect ourselves!

Guideline for Visitors



Friendly reminder:

Best for age 6 or above
Performed in Mandarin, with Chinese and English surtitles

Duration: Approximately 180 minutes (with 20 minutes intermission).

Latecomers will only be admitted at a proper timing to avoid programme’s disruption.

The organizer reserves the right to alter the programme and/or performers.







Organizer : Department of Publicity and Culture of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region, Cultural Affairs Bureau

Co-organizer : Education and Youth Affairs Bureau

Media Promotion Partner: LOTUS MACAU