Zaozhuang brings traditional opera to classes

(chinadaily.com.cn)Updated: 2020-11-03

The city of Zaozhuang, Shandong province has arranged for opera performers and artists to teach traditional operas such as Peking Opera, Henan Opera, Liuqin Opera and Huangmei Opera in local schools so that young students can learn about the traditional art form.

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Students rehearse an opera program at Xiguan Primary School in Taierzhuang district, Zaozhuang, Shandong province on Oct 28. [Photo/dzwww.com]

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An artist teaches Huangmei Opera, a popular folk genre in East China's Anhui province, at Xiguan Primary School in Zaozhuang on Oct 28. [Photo/dzwww.com]

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A student puts on makeup before performing traditional opera at Xiguan Primary School in Zaozhuang on Oct 28. [Photo/dzwww.com]

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A student has an opera rehearsal at Xiguan Primary School in Zaozhuang, Shandong province on Oct 28. [Photo/dzwww.com]