A Chinese traditional opera show was staged at the Toutunhe Cultural and Sports Center on Jan 5 to welcome the Chinese New Year.
Twelve opera artists led by Zhu Shihui, one of China’s top Peking opera clown stars, took part in the performance.
Beginning with Peking opera fiddle music Xiao Kaimen, famous Peking opera pieces including the Great Sage Equaling Heaven and Shajiabang were performed.
Chen Ying, a Peking artist from Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, also performed on the evening adorned in a stunning green dress.
Pan Xin, a national second-class performer, performs at the Toutunhe Cultural and Sports Center on Jan 5. [Photo/ Urumqi Evening Newspaper]