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Peking Opera gets a new look

2015-12-14 13:51:32

The Shanghai Institute of Visual Art has made 25 animated movies in a Chinese ink style about Peking Opera and hopes to show them in schools.

Drama Fayuansi performed at Tianqiao Performing Arts Center

2015-12-07 15:29:18

Tian Qinxin's drama Fayuans, based on the novel by Li Ao of the same name and featuring China's short-lived Hundred Days' Reform in 1898, will be on stage till December 20 at Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing.

Historical drama reflects on power

2015-09-17 14:35:15

"The Great Revenge" tells a famed story of ancient China about a king who seems to right a wrong. The play will run in late October as part of the 17th China Shanghai International Arts Festival.

Ancient tomb discovered at construction site in Changsha

2015-09-17 11:04:28

An ancient tomb of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) was discovered at a construction site in Kaifu district of Changsha, capital of Central China's Hunan province, Sept 15, 2015.

85-year-old inheritor of ancient Bang drama in the deep mountain

2015-08-20 10:05:58

Huangluquan Bang drama has been passed from mouth to mouth by generations in 500 years in Zhangqiu city, Central China's Henan province. People often give performances in different villages in the slack farming seasons.

Tibetan opera draws old and young

2015-08-18 14:58:51

Traditional Tibetan opera, a 2006 national-level intangible cultural heritage, still attract the locals now in Tibet.

Adaptations of Journey to the West

2015-07-29 05:21:25

Aside from box office winner Monkey King: Hero is Back, there are many more adaptations of the classic Chinese epic, Journey to the West.

Lin Zhaohua, A Wanderer between the Worlds of Avant-Garde and Realism

2014-12-02 10:21:16

As a very controversial drama director in China, Lin Zhaohua is one of the most significant figures in Chinese drama history you can't ignore - whether you love him or not.

Bai Xianyong: Lifelong Devotee of Kunqu Opera

2014-12-02 10:15:36

Bai Xianyong, a famous short storywriter has always embraced a Kunqu complex.

Kunqu

2014-12-02 10:13:14

Yongju Opera

2014-12-02 10:13:14

Yongju Opera is performed in Ningbo dialect in East China's Zhejiang Province.

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