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Villagers perform traditional Yang Opera

2009-06-17 02:34:33 GMT2009-06-17 10:34:33 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Villagers in traditional costumes and masks perform the Yang Opera, one of the many traditional Chinese folk operas, in a village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province on June 13, 2009. Unique in Southwest China, the Yang Opera is largely a reflection of rural life, and is now being developed into a tourist attraction. [CFP]

Villagers in traditional costumes and masks perform the Yang Opera, one of the many traditional Chinese folk operas, as trumpeters blow the accompanying tune in a village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province on June 13, 2009. [CFP]

A villager prepares his costumes and masks to perform the Yang Opera, one of the many traditional Chinese folk operas, in a village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province on June 13, 2009. [CFP]

Two villagers blow the trumpet under the harvested corn during a performance session of the Yang Opera, one of the many traditional Chinese folk operas, in a village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province on June 13, 2009. [CFP]

Villagers in traditional costumes and masks perform the Yang Opera, one of the many traditional Chinese folk operas, in a village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province on June 13, 2009. [CFP]

Villagers in traditional costumes and masks performed the Yang Opera, one of the many traditional Chinese folk operas, in a village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province on June 13, 2009.

Unique in Southwest China, the Yang Opera is largely a reflection of rural life, and is now being developed into a tourist attraction.

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