Objective: Set up and run by the Home Affairs Bureau, CODF is to support and fund research and programmes/ events aim to promote and sustain the development of Cantonese opera.
Application period / deadline: Three rounds every year.
Particulars: It mainly supports-
- projects in nurturing young talents
- research/ seminars/ talks
- community and education projects
- audience development projects
- professional training programmes
- cultural exchange projects
Objective: To promote Cantonese Opera and provide performance opportunity for budding and amateur Cantonese Opera troupes through provision of performing venue, publicity and financial support.
To further support the writing of new Cantonese opera, the Cantonese Opera Development Fund (CODF) under the Home Affairs Bureau (HAB) will work with the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) to hold the New Cantonese Opera Play Scriptwriting Competition. The CODF will be the organiser of the competition while the LCSD will stage the premiere of the Cantonese opera awarded the Best Script in the competition.
Deadline for competitiopn entry: 31 March 2015 (Tuesday) 6 p.m