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The Academy Announces Classes of Semester 2 will Resume on 17 February

26 Jan 2020

In view of the unfolding situation regarding the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the Academy has carefully considered all factors and has decided to officially postpone the start of Semester 2 until 17th February.


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The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), established by Government Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in the performing arts in Asia. It provides professional undergraduate education and practice-based postgraduate studies. The study encompasses Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Its educational philosophy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and western traditions, and interdisciplinary learning. In the QS World University Rankings announced in 2019, the Academy is ranked the 1st in Asia and the 13th in the world in the Performing Arts category.