Charm of Changsha Shadow Puppetry
To many people, shadow puppetry is a hoary memory that dates back to childhood. But to Wan Tiejun and his theatrical troupe members, it is their career and spiritual ballast.
Shadow art popularity resurges as in old times
Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of entertainment that uses paper cut-outs or hidden puppets to tell heroic sagas.
Xiong Menghe keeps Changsha kuaiban folk tradition alive
Budding enthusiasts for Changsha-style kuaiban now have the invaluable opportunity to study the art form under Xiong Menghe, one of the city's leading maestros.
Flower-drum opera class to promote local folk art
A master class to promote flower-drum opera (Huagu Xi), one of Hunan's intangible cultural heritages, took place in Changsha Concert Hall on July 29.
2,000-year-old embroidery regains luster
Changsha: a city of Chu-han culture