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The Wanch, oldest live-music venue in Hong Kong, shuts in Wan Chai, its operation ‘suspended’ until Covid-19 is under control

The Wanch, Hong Kong’s longest-running live music venue, has announced it will be suspending operations after more than three decades in business – but vows to return when the pandemic has passed.Hammered by a loss of revenue caused by the government shutdown of bars amid the coronavirus pandemic, managers of The Wanch say they failed to secure rent concessions from their landlord and have been forced to vacate the venue in Wan Chai district on Hong Kong Island.“We have decided to suspend…

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