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Beijing Opera Culture

京剧文化 jīng jù wén huà (Beijing Opera Culture)

Beijing Opera is the most influential opera in China, with Beijing as the center and all over the country. Beijing Opera is an important form of Chinese traditional culture, in which a variety of artistic elements are used as symbols of Chinese traditional culture.


Beijing opera facial makeup color is very particular, different meanings of color painted in different patterns outline, the character is personified.

The red face symbolizes loyalty, uprightness and bloodiness. The black face shows the character is serious, and powerful. White faces are treacherous and suspicious. The blue face shows his character is straight and rebellious. Green faces generally represent tenacious, irascible characters. Purple describe the upright, steady, calm character. Yellow represents the brave and fierce character. Golden always on be half of Immortal master.

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