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Shadow play (ICH)

(chinaculture.org) Update:2018-12-21

The first list of Intangible Cultural Heritages was approved by the nation in 2006.

Year: 2006

Year:2006

Sort:Traditional Opera

Area:Hebei, Shanxi, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Hubei, Guangdong, Shaanxi, Gansu

The shadow play is a typical traditional entertainment that has survived and thrived over the centuries. It is also one of the earliest arts introduced by China to the West.

Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment that uses flat articulated figures (shadow puppets) to create the impression of moving humans and other three-dimensional objects.

Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment that uses flat articulated figures (shadow puppets) to create the impression of moving humans and other three-dimensional objects.

Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment that uses flat articulated figures (shadow puppets) to create the impression of moving humans and other three-dimensional objects.

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