Traditional Yuju Opera faces dilemma
Updated: 2015-11-13 11:35
Yuju Opera, one of the five major opera genres in China, is praised as "Oriental aria" and "Chinese opera" by Westerners.
Yuju Opera is famous for its intense emotion, lively performance and rich connotation, and reflects the profound cultural foundation of Central China's culture.
However, with the modern era undergoing dramatic changes, the traditional opera faces a dilemma. Though it was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage as early as 2006, the situation is bleak.