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Cold feet: eight from Hong Kong dance company quit performance over concerns about national security law

Eight members of a dance troupe preparing for a contemporary performance quit the show before its opening last December over fears it might contravene Hong Kong’s national security law, the Post has learned.They were uncomfortable that Matches, a production by established dance company Y-Space, ended with the melody of Glory to Hong Kong, the de facto anthem of anti-government protesters in 2019.Although the song is not outlawed in Hong Kong, education authorities have banned it in the city’s…


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