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Tapestry of Peking Opera Facial Make-ups

Tapestry of Peking Opera Facial Make-ups Item: Tapestry of Peking Opera Facial Make-ups Material: Silk Introduction: The raw material of this tapestry is natural silk of superior quality. The quintessence of China`s 5000-year silk culture...

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The Origin of Lv Opera

Lv Opera. the main local opera in Shandong Province. was once named ``Make-up Dulcimer`` or ``Dulcimer Opera.`` deriving from Shangdong Dulcimer. Shangdong Dulcimer was a kind of talking and singing art with beautiful melody and vivid style...

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General Introduction of Beijing Opera

Beijing Opera. also called ``Eastern Opera.`` is a principle tradition in Chinese culture. It is called Beijing Opera because it is formed in Beijing. Beijing Opera has a history of 200 years in which its fountainhead can be dated back to...

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Types of Facial Make-up in Beijing Opera

As mentioned earlier. specific types of facial make-up in Beijing Opera are put on the actors` faces to symbolize the personalities. characteristics. and fates of the roles. Usually. red faces have positive meanings. symbolizing brave. fai...

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Roles in Beijing Opera

In Beijing opera. there are four roles: the male and female roles. the painted-face role. and the comedic role. Every role has its own specific brands. Lao Sheng and Xiao Sheng The sheng (male role) is divided into lao sheng and xiao sheng...

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XiangSheng

Introduction Xiangsheng is one of the most popular and influential types of quyi. It can be said that nobody in China does not know and like it. it is humorous and highly satirical by nature. Though similar performance had been popular for...

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Shadow Figures Opera

The Chinese shadow figures arts took shape during the Song Dynasty and came into its heyday later on. Shadow figures opera is the folk movie which brought the spiritual treat to people in ancient times more than that of movies and TV in mod...

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Shaoxing Opera

Shaoxing Opera is a relatively new local Chinese opera popular in the southern regions of the Yangtze River. It originated in Shenxian County. Zhejiang Province. which belonged to the Yue State in ancient times. so it was popularly known a...

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Costumes of the Huangmei Opera

The costumes of the Huangmei opera have the distinctive local flavor of ancient China. In most operas. artists wear ancient clothing. for most of the Huangmei operas are based on Chinese folk tales. As the contents of the opera are often v...

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Kun Opera

Kun Opera has a complete system of acting as well as its own distinctive tunes. Its wide-ranging repertoire has many delicate and elegant tunes. The orchestra consists of traditional instruments including the dizi. a horizontal bamboo flut...

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