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					Ching Wan Music & Drama Society
111 North King Street, Suite 318, Honolulu, HI 96817

 Mission: To promote the            History: The Society was established in 1948 by a small
 practice, enjoyment, and public    group of enthusiasts who got together to practice tradi-
 performance of traditional         tional Cantonese opera and share their skills with each
 Cantonese music and opera.         other and another generation. Eventually, the members
                                    registered themselves as a non-profit organization.
Association presidents
1948–49
1950
1951–52
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958–62
1963 (led by committee)
1964–65                                                                 Members of the
                                                                        Society
1966                                                                    on festive occasions
1967
1968
1969                                                                     Sources: UCS publica-
1970–71 Anna Y.P. Chan                                                   tions and correspond-
                                                                         ence with Anna Y.P.
                                                                         Chan
1972
1973–74
1975                                                                      Members: The
1976–77                                                                   Society has 30
1978–79                                                                   active members.
1980–81
1982
                           Activities: In recent years, as the Society has grown, members have
1983–84
                           been able to purchase greater numbers of instruments and equip-
1985–86
                           ment to properly support its performances. Singing sessions are
1987 (led by committee)
                           held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm. Public activities
1988–89
                           include benefit performance to raise funding for flood relief in
1990–92
                           China and other charitable purposes and concerts featuring joint
1993–pres. Lily Mi Wan
                           performances with visiting musicians from San Francisco.
Wong

				
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