Xiqu(Traditional Opera)

Xiqu(Traditional Opera)

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  • The initial development of xiqu in Taiwan was brought by Minnan immigrants in the early Qing Dynasty. After Cantonese immigrants settled down in Taiwa... (Read more)

  • According to institutional size and scale, artistic attributes, and performing media, xiqu in Taiwan can be roughly divided into grand opera, minor op... (Read more)

Category
Beijing Opera
Beijing Opera

Formed in Beijing, Beijing Opera arose from “Huiju (Anhui Opera)” and “Hanxi (Han ...

Henan Bangzi Opera
Henan Bangzi Opera

Henan Bangzi Opera was originally sung in Henan local dialects with “bangzi” instruments...

Kunqu Opera
Kunqu Opera

One of the oldest extant and most artistic forms of Chinese opera, Kunqu Opera is sung in Kunshan me...

Taiwanese Opera
Taiwanese Opera

“ditty” is the forerunner of Taiwanese Opera. Immigrants from southern Fujian brought &l...

Hakka Opera
Hakka Opera

Also known as Hakka Tea-picking Opera, “Hakka Opera” is a special form of Taiwanese oper...

Luantan Opera
Luantan Opera

The most popular opera sung in “guan-yin” (original Zhong-yuan accent), Luantan Opera in...

Li Yuan Opera
Li Yuan Opera

The oldest opera in the Min-nan language, Li Yuan Opera is sung and spoken in the Chuanzhou dialect....

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