BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Liu Yunshan has urged the nation's drama workers to produce more elevating works for the people.
Liu, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks at an annual meeting of China Theatre Association Thursday, attended by drama workers from around the country.
He called for the creation of more works showing noble morality, meaningful life pursuits and high artistic qualities from drama creators, which would elevate people's spirits.
Their works should also be close to reality, life and the common people, Liu said.
Precious drama traditions and folk drama resources should also be cherished, Liu said.
The China Theatre Association, founded in 1949, comprises outstanding drama editors, directors, actors, musicians and reviewers from the nation's 260 drama categories.