Xian Xinghai was a prominent modern Chinese musician, who was born in Macao on 13thJune 1905 and died in Moscow on 30thOctober 1945. In commemoration of the 75thanniversary of his death, a series of activities will be held by the Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum from October to December this year, in an effort to increase public knowledge about his life, artistic achievements and patriotic thoughts.

Ukulele DIY workshop (family class and open class)

Date and time

10, 11/10/2020
7, 8, 21, 22/11/2020
14:00-18:00
6-12 years old (family class)
6 family groups for each family class

17, 18/10/2020
14, 15, 28, 29/11/2020
14:00-18:00
Over 12 years old (open class)
10 participants for each class

  • Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum
  • Drawing lots
  • Cantonese
  • Free
  • (853) 8988 4000

Appreciation of the movie The Composer about Xian Xinghai
“The Composer” was the first movie ever co-produced by China and Kazakhstan. Since its premiere in 2019, it has received many awards at home and abroad during film festivals. It was adapted based on the last five years Xian Xinghai spent in Alma-Ata and the close friendship he established while in exile with the local composer Bakhytzhan Baikadamov. Though in hardship, Xian remained emotionally connected with his motherland, and composed excellent musical pieces to express his reminiscences of his country and hope for a victory in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.

  • 26, 30, 31/10/2020
  • 15:00 -17:00
  • Multi-Purpose Hall of Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum
  • 15 persons
  • Drawing lots
  • Mandarin / Russian (subtitled in Chinese and English)
  • group B
  • Free
  • (853) 8988 4000

Special guided tours of Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum

  • 10 - 12/2020 (Every Saturday) & 30/10/2020
  • 15:00 -16:00
  • Cantonese & Mandarin
  • Free

Publications discount

The Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum will offer its visitors an opportunity to purchase the children’s picture book “Music Road of Xian Xinghai” at a preferential price of MOP140 and “Catalogue of Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum” at MOP210.

  • Promotion Period:
  • 01/10 - 31/12/2020
  • (853) 8988 4000

To register for the cultural and museum activities, interested parties can visit IC's website "Activities Registration System. For details of the activities, please visit www.icm.gov.mo for the latest information.

Activities Registration System

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Commemoration of the 75th anniversary in the memory of Xian Xinghai


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Last modified: 2020-09-25 16:18

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