"Character face of Peking Opera" Peking Opera Tip by yangzhigong

Peking Opera, Beijing: 15 reviews and 25 photos

  Character face of Peking Opera
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  • Character face of Peking Opera - Beijing
      Character face of Peking Opera
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  • Character face of Peking Opera - Beijing
      Character face of Peking Opera
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  • Character face of Peking Opera - Beijing
      Character face of Peking Opera
    by yangzhigong
  • Character face of Peking Opera - Beijing
      Character face of Peking Opera
    by yangzhigong
  • Character face of Peking Opera - Beijing
      Character face of Peking Opera
    by yangzhigong
 

Peking opera is traditional opera of China, the best place to watch is Chang'an Palace.
In the opera, characters has various colours painted on their face, each colour reflect the character's heart.
For example, when red is the main color of the face, it suggests loyalty, blue suggests cruelty, yellow suggests cunning, and white suggests treachery.

Theme: Theater

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 7, 2007
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