Traditional Chinese Opera - Today, most of the remaining grassroots folk performers live a simple life.

They built their rudimentary stages and they tour throughout the country. Photographer Liu Li depicted with a serie of amazing image the life of the last Chinese Folk performers, specialised in tradtional Chinese Opera.

Images of the last Chinese Folk Troupe

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January 14, 2015.
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January 14, 2015.
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April 14, 2014.
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April 14, 2014.
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April 9, 2014.
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April 1, 2014.
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March 30, 2014.
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March 28, 2014.
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March 11, 2014.
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March 10, 2014.
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March 9, 2014.
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March 9, 2014.
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March 9, 2014.
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March 9, 2014. The village is mostly composed by elderly and children left behind.
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March 8, 2014.
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March 2, 2014, Actress Shi Dongmei carries a drum an her eightmonth baby on stage.
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February 13, 2014, the troupe performed in a new temple; Zhang Yumei eating a bowl of noodles.
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Wang Chunyan playing Mu Guiying ( legendary heroine from ancient China's Northern Song Dynasty )
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Sibling-actors discussing the details of the show.
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The "Kid corner".
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Actor Jiang Qingjiang was lying on a bench in the sun because of the cold.

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Topics: grassroots performers,traditional chinese opera,liu li,china photography,chinese photographer,chinese folklore,chinese tradition,china images

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