Beijing Opera to perform at the UoC

The Confucius Institute, Faculty of Arts will be hosting the Beijing Opera Troupe on 22nd June 2017, from 3.00 to 4.30 pm. at the New Arts Theatre (NAT), University of Colombo. The Beijing Opera is referred to as the quintessence of China. As the largest Chinese opera form, it is extolled as

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June 22, 2017 - 3:00 pm

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June 22, 2017 - 4:30 pm

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New Arts Theatre (NAT), University of Colombo   View map

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Arts

The Confucius Institute, Faculty of Arts will be hosting the Beijing Opera Troupe on 22nd June 2017, from 3.00 to 4.30 pm. at the New Arts Theatre (NAT), University of Colombo.

The Beijing Opera is referred to as the quintessence of China. As the largest Chinese opera form, it is extolled as ‘Oriental Opera’.  This opera form has a history of 160 years and has created many ‘firsts’ in Chinese drama. Beijing Opera is developed from absorbing many other dramatic forms. It is a scenic art integrating music, performance, literature, aria, and face-painting.

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