Friday, May 25, 2007
Hong Kong: (Plastic) Bun Festival
So, how was it, the re-vamped bun festival with plastic buns? In this world where the real becomes artifice and artifice is hyper-real, a thoroughly post-modern Mister Bijou watched the whole thing in an air-conditioned bar.
Three hundred yards away. On TV. Live.
But before all that, there was the temporary bamboo and tin opera house at Pak Tai Temple basketball court for a journey into another kind of reality: a spot of Cantonese opera.