China kicks off traditional opera culture week

2019-10-03 09:27:57 GMT2019-10-03 17:27:57(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- China has kicked off a traditional opera culture week at the Beijing Garden Expo Park, with over 370 performances to be staged.

A total of 65 troupes across the country will present classic episodes of 23 forms of traditional opera, including Peking opera, Kunqu opera, Ping opera and Cantonese opera.

The culture week, jointly hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Beijing municipal government, will also feature Chinese folk art forms, music and dancing.

Visitors will also be encouraged to experience the charms of traditional culture through interactive workshops and small-scale performances.

In addition, a variety of opera-related activities including seminars, film screening, talent shows, concerts, and exhibitions will be held during the week.