Kunqu dance opera on Chang'e staged in Nanjing
2017-12-05 16:52:00

The Kunqu dance opera Legend of Chang'e was staged in Nanjing on Dec 4.

Kunqu dance opera, invented by Ma Jiaqin of Nanjing University of the Arts, is based on the traditional Kunqu opera. Professor Ma extracted the elements from Kunqu opera and characteristics of the Wu culture and then developed a unique creation of eastern classical dance.

Performers in Legend of Chang'e are all students of the Department of Kunqu Dance. More young people are falling in love with the heritage

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