It is a shining example of grassroots folk craft kept alive for more than 2,000 years. Chinese shadow puppetry encompasses both the performance and the delicate art of making the leather puppets.
2012-12-08Beijing qinshu is a qu category of dagu that evolved in Beijing and is popular in Tianjin and Hebei Province.
2012-12-08Jingyun dagu, a kind of drumbeat performance, is a branch of Dagu, in which stories are told in the Beijing dialect with a drum accompaniment.
2012-12-08Meihua dagu, a kind of drumbeat performance, is a branch of the art form Dagu.
2012-12-08Chinese traditional opera is considered one of the world's three ancient operas, together with Greek tragedy and comedy, and Indian Sanskrit opera.