Chinese folk art ——– Shadow Play

Shadow play, also known as “shadow play” or “lights in the play” is a silhouette figures made of animal skins or cardboard, cloth acting with every light in the light irradiation, is one of the puppet Chinese folk widespread. Performance, the artists behind the white curtain side manipulation opera characters sing above story side with local popular tunes, accompanied by percussion and strings at the same time, there is a strong local flavor. Shadow puppetry is an ancient traditional art of Chinese Han folk, the old Beijingers call it “Donkey Skin shadow.

Shadow play, formerly known as “shadow play” or “lights in the play, is made of an irradiated with light skins or cardboard silhouette figures to show the story of folk drama. Performance, the artists behind the white curtain side manipulation opera characters sing above story side with local popular tunes, accompanied by percussion and strings at the same time, there is a strong local flavor. In rural areas of Henan, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu Tianshui Zhuopu Han folk art form popular with people welcome.

Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppet

Its performers behind the scenes silhouette, singing, accompanied by music. Film, television, and so the media has not been developed in the past years, the shadow play was one of the very popular folk entertainment.

Shadow puppetry is an ancient traditional art of Chinese Han folk, the old Beijingers call it “Donkey Skin shadow. Thousands of years, this ancient art, along with the generations of the first people to spend a lot of fun time. Shadow puppets are not only art, or an authentic crafts. It is with cowhide, donkeys, horses, mules skin, after the choice of materials, carving, color, stitching, made of painted several processes. Shadow puppets making elegant, exquisite workmanship, show up joyfully lively and vivid. By the external environment as well as the skins texture of the material on the differences in the various factors, shadow even styling around.

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