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Drum music troupe performs in N China city

2009-04-27 02:43:38 GMT2009-04-27 10:43:38 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

An actor of Jiangzhou drum music troupe performs at Longxing Square in Yuncheng City of north China's Shanxi Province, on April 22, 2009.

Actors of Jiangzhou drum music troupe perform at Longxing Square in Yuncheng City of north China's Shanxi Province, on April 22, 2009. (Xinhua/An Xiya)

Actors of Jiangzhou drum music troupe perform at Longxing Square in Yuncheng City of north China's Shanxi Province, on April 22, 2009. (Xinhua/An Xiya)

An actor of Jiangzhou drum music troupe performs at Longxing Square in Yuncheng City of north China's Shanxi Province, on April 22, 2009. (Xinhua/An Xiya)

An actor of Jiangzhou drum music troupe performs at Longxing Square in Yuncheng City of north China's Shanxi Province, on April 22, 2009. (Xinhua/An Xiya)

Actors from Jiangzhou Drum Music Troupe performed at Longxing Square in Yuncheng City of north China's Shanxi Province, on April 22, 2009.

Jiangzhou drum music troupe of Shanxi Province that established in 1988 has about 70 members who are all farmers.

The troupe has once performed in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and many other Chinese cities as well as more than 10 foreign countries such as Denmark, the United States, and Japan.

Jiangzhou drum music was listed as China's National Intangible Cultural Heriatage in 2006.

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