(DALIANNEWS)- Many foreign friends who took part in the Fourth UK-China Regional Leaders Summit watched the Peking Opera performance performed by Dalian Peking Opera Theater at Hongji Grand Stage in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, October 16, 2018.
Foreign friends take a picture with Peking Opera performers at Hongji Grand Stage in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, October 16, 2018.
Dalian Peking Opera Theater has given performances in more than 20 countries including the UK, the USA, France, Germany and Italy. On Tuesday night, the new generation of famous stars of Dalian Peking Opera Theater performed three magnificent shows at Hongji Grand Stage in Dalian.
After watching the Peking Opera performance, foreign friends gave thumbs-up to this Chinese traditional art, which is also known as the quintessence of China.
"Theaters with traditional plays are very popular in the UK, and watching traditional plays is a fashion in the UK today. ", said a foreign friend who watched the Peking Opera performance on Tuesday night. Hearing that there are tens of thousands of Peking Opera fans in Dalian, he is amazed by the fashion of Dalian with such an international and superior traditional theatre.
Many foreign friends told the reporters during the interview that they came to Dalian for the first time and watched the Chinese Peking Opera performance for the first time.
"The performance is wonderful. It is my first time to watch Peking Opera performance, and it will be an unforgettable experience in my life.", said a foreign friend after appreciating the performance.
Peking Opera is a unique stage performance that has charmed people for hundreds of years. It is more than just music and singing; it also combines drama, dancing, martial arts and acrobatics, which makes it one of the most multifaceted theatrical forms in the world. In 2010 Peking Opera was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.