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Chinese Corner Event at Hunan Library: Peking Opera Show (June 23)

Updated: 2019-06-13

Time: June 23rd 2019, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BJT
Place: Peking Opera Protection and Inheritance Center of Hunan(湖南省京剧保护传承中心)
How to sign up:
Chinese please call 0731-84174174 (Office hours)
Foreigners, please add Xiaoyan Zhang’s WeChat account 13687326298 (English & Chinese) to sign up for the activity.

Warm Tips:

Although the location is quite close to Hunan Library, it may not be easy to be found. You’d better gather together at the library entrance at around 2 pm and go together with the organizer staff.

Main Activities:
Introduction of Peking Opera origins, roles and schools, makeup, outfits and musical instruments, and traditional classic operas (科普京剧相关知识);
Peking Opera appreciation (欣赏京剧表演);
Simple postures learning (学习京剧程式化动作);
Direct contact with performers (与演员近距离交流).

It is very interesting to enter the make-up rooms to see how actors and actresses make up their faces. You are allowed to take pictures with actors and actresses or even dress in opera costume to take photos after the show.

How to get there:
Address:
No.169, North Shaoshan Road, Changsha City, Hunan Province (长沙市韶山北路169号)
Bus Line: 105, 131, 146, 19, 202, 348, 6, 701, 7
Name of the Bus Station: Yaoling Bei (“窑岭北”,North Yaoling)
More details for the coming events, please contact Hunan Library at:
Tel: 0731-84174174
Official WeChat Account:

Source: Hunan Library