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20+ fascinating images of Traditional Chinese Opera: The life of the last Chinese Folk Troupe

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 series of amazing images the life of the last Chinese Folk performers, specialized in traditional Chinese Opera.

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Images of the last Chinese Folk Troupe

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