Just in: Hong Kong shuts down concert halls

Just in: Hong Kong shuts down concert halls


norman lebrecht

July 13, 2020

Press release:

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today (July 13) that, in view of the latest situation of COVID-19, further measures have to be adopted to maintain social distancing. The leisure and cultural venues/facilities reopened earlier will be temporarily closed starting from July 15 (Wednesday) until further notice. The recreational, sports and cultural programmes to be held in July will also be cancelled….

All museums, performance venues and music centres of the Music Office will be temporarily closed. All major facilities of performance venues will not be opened before the end of July; all public programmes at museums will be suspended.


  • V. Lind says:

    I hope to God that clown at the HKAPA will be told to rescind his order to his students to get back in the classrooms and studios.

  • Maria says:

    Amazing as the audiences have been wearing masks for years!