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Wuhan-3 Gorges Dam
Chinese opera is a popular form of drama and musical
theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods
in China. It is a composite performance art that is an amalgamation of
various art forms that existed in ancient China, and evolved gradually
over more than a thousand years, reaching its mature form in the 13th
century during the Song Dynasty. Early forms of Chinese drama are
simple, but over time they incorporated various art forms, such as
music, song and dance, martial arts, acrobatics, as well as literary
art forms to become Chinese opera.
We had a Chinese dumpling sinner just as the opera started.
We had front row seats just to the right of the stage.
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