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Hunan flower-drum opera to tour in Yunnan

By : InKunming|Updated: 2011-07-09

A Hunan flower-drum opera named “Wen Youzhang’s Anecdote” is performed in Yunnan Art University, July 7. [Wang Anzhuo]

A large-scale Hunan flower-drum opera named “Wen Youzhang’s (文有章)Anecdote” has been performed at Yunnan Art University, July 7. This is the 493th performance since the opera’s creation.

“Wen Youzhang’s Anecdote” has been created since 2001 and performed in 2002 for the 1st time. The story tells about Wen Youzhang who found that he was a cousin of Mao Zedong (毛泽东), the founding father of the People's Republic of China. Wen writes a letter to Mao for getting a position. Mao declined after he knew Wen was incompetent.

A well-known lantern show of Yunnan, “Luosuo Village” will be toured in Hunan Province from July 7.

Moreover, operas of Beijing, Tianjing, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Shannxi, Chongqing, Henan, Hunan and Yunnan will be performed across the country for public welfare.

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