Nanyin: 'Living Fossil' of Ancient Chinese Music in SE China's Fujian

August 5, 2017
Editor: Yang Yang
Nanyin music actress Chen Huiya (back) helps Li Yifang wear headdress flowers before their performance in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, August 4, 2017. Nanyin, known as the "living fossil" of ancient Chinese music, literally means music in the south and is a traditional opera in Fujian dialect. In 2009, Nanyin was listed as a World Human Verbal and Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.[Xinhua/Song Weiwei]
Nanyin music actress Li Yifang (R) and Chen Yuting practise in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, August 4, 2017. Nanyin, known as the "living fossil" of ancient Chinese music, literally means music in the south and is a traditional opera in Fujian dialect. In 2009, Nanyin was listed as a World Human Verbal and Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. [Xinhua/Song Weiwei]
Nanyin music actors perform at Zhongshan Park in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, August 4, 2017. Nanyin, known as the "living fossil" of ancient Chinese music, literally means music in the south and is a traditional opera in Fujian dialect. In 2009, Nanyin was listed as a World Human Verbal and Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. [Xinhua/Jin Liwang]

 

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