About Campaign

ends 31 Mar 2019, 11:59 PM
Every dollar counts in helping Nam Hwa Opera preserve, promote and develop Teochew Opera for future Singaporeans.

Nam Hwa Opera Limited (NHO) celebrates its 55th anniversary with a year chock-full of activities. From a bold documentation project to an adventurous reimagination of the traditional artform of Teochew Opera for the modern audience, enable our passionate and dedicated team with your generous donation!

On top of our regular programming, NHO will be championing the following projects:

1) Traditional Teochew Opera Classics Performances Prosecuting The Husband and Lady Liu Ming Zhu
- 22 and 23 June 2018, 7.30pm, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium

2) Teochew Music Concert featuring the Nam Hwa Teochew Music Ensemble with performers from NHO and special guests from China
- 2 and 3 November 2018, 7.30pm, SCO Concert Hall

3) World premier of an original Wuxia Teochew Opera, Directed by a veteran Singaporean Theatre Director.
- 15 to 17 March 2019, Time TBC, Victorial Theatre

4) Imprints In Time - The History of Teochew Opera In Singapore Book
- A free bilingual publication documenting the history of Singapore Teochew Opera

5) Stage of Life- An Exhibition on History of Teochew Opera in Singapore
- A bilingual roving exhibition on Singapore Teochew Opera targeted for community venues.

6) Oral History Project
- Oral history documentation of movers and shakers of the Singapore Teochew Opera community.

About the Charity

Nam Hwa Opera (NHO) was set up in October 1963 as an amateur music and drama association by a group of Teochew opera enthusiasts passionate about preserving and promoting the traditional art form. In its 55 years of existence, NHO has given more than 130 public performances for the purpose of enriching local arts and culture, and also to help raise funds for various schools, voluntary welfare organisations and charitable institutions.As an amateur organisation, NHO was able to score its various achievements through strong public support and the unity of its management and members. In order to further its mission to preserve and promote Teochew Opera, NHO was determined to push its boundaries further.In order to become a transparent and professionally run body, NHO successfully incorporated itself as Nam Hwa Opera Limited in February 2015 as a registered charity with Institution of A Public Character (IPC) status, and a non-profit company limited by guarantee. Nam Hwa Opera Limited is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme for the period of 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2020.

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