A traditional opera performanceis staged atHengshui No 1 Middle School on May 8. [Photo/hebnews.cn]
As part of a citywide promotion to encourage a love of traditional arts, students in Hengshui, Hebei province, will now have access to enjoy free classic opera performances once a year.
The promotional event, sponsored by the Hengshui education bureau and Hengshui promotion department, will treat students with the traditional operas of Hebei province to expand their horizons and knowledge of local culture.
The first performance was staged at Hengshui No 1 Middle School on May 8, where professional performers brought students a splendid production of Hebei Bangzi Opera and Pingju Opera.
Students at Hengshui No 1 Middle School enjoyed thegreat opportunity to learn more about Hebei's traditional culture and operas.
The event sponsor also revealed that all students in Hengshui will have the chance to enjoy free opera performances once a year from2017 on.