Maoqiang opera performed in Qingdao village
Performers from the local Maoqiang Art Heritage Center staged an opera performance on July 28 in Dahuang village, Qingdao West Coast New Area.
Maoqiang opera is a folk opera style developed from local folk songs and gained popularity in the 1860s. It originated in the Jiaozhou area of the Jiaodong Peninsula. In 2006, it was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Artists from the Maoqiang Art Heritage Center of Qingdao West Coast New Area stage a classic opera performance in Dahuang village on July 28. [Photo/IC]
Villagers enjoy the Maoqiang opera performance. [Photo/IC]
Classic selections of Maoqiang opera are staged. [Photo/IC]
Troupes and art centers have scheduled regular performances to entertain residents in rural areas. [Photo/IC]
Maoqiang opera is a folk opera style developed from local folk songs. [Photo/IC]