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Chinese opera, a gem of Chinese culture
Last Updated: 2017-09-28 09:28 | Xinhua
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As a gem of Chinese civilization, Chinese opera integrates history, literature, music, dancing, handcraft and martial arts.

There are hundreds of forms of local opera in China, among which Peking Opera and Kunqu Opera are listed by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage.

Xinhuanet will take you through some of the local opera in China, so you may get a taste of traditional Chinese opera culture.

Peking Opera

Artists from China National Peking Opera Company perform Female Generals of the Yang Family at the Athens Concert Hall in Greece, Sept. 17, 2017. The electrifying performance was part of a series of events staged this year for the 2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges and Culture Industry Cooperation. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

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