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A group of elderly check the programme of a Cantonese Opera house in... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,China - East Asia,City,Hong Kong,Horizontal,Moving Past,Opera,Senior Adult,Street,Traditional ClothingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA group of elderly check the programme of a Cantonese Opera house in Hong Kong on January 15, 2013. Other than its southern dialect, Cantonese opera differs from mainland operatic traditions in its use of percussion instruments like gongs and cymbals. Actors wear elaborate costumes and make-up, and must be adept at elaborately choreographed martial arts as well as singing. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)