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First Chinese Shadow Play and Puppet Art Festival to kick off

Source: Changjiang Weekly 06/07/2016 10:06:30

From June 11 to 19, the First Chinese Shadow Play and Puppet Art Festival will be held in Wuhan, bringing 12 spectacular plays to audiences.

The festival has attracted nine top shadow puppetry groups in China, including Wuhan People's Art Theater, Guangdong Province Puppetry Art Theater, Shanghai Puppet Theater, and Sichuan Puppet Theater. They will present 28 performances of 12 plays including Legend of Arhat (Luohan Chuanqi), Nezha, Monkey Subdues the White-bone Demon, and Longmen Legend. The list of plays for this festival covers puppetry of various regions and styles.

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