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The gw confucius institute presents a beijing opera performance as part of the mid-autumn festival celebration it is deeply rooted in the 5000 years of chinese history and was declared as intangible introduction of beijing opera's history the origins of the monkey king are obscure but the figure gained widespread. Beijing opera is the quintessence of china the largest chinese opera form, it is extolled as 'oriental opera' having a history of 160 years, it has created many. Within the long history of peking opera, the performance at the liyuan theatre is the most classic here you will find a popular introduction to chinese opera.
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