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It´s not easy for foreigners to understand Chinese traditional opera. But that hasn´t stopped them from appreciating it. Chinese Huangmei opera artist Ma Lan is one of those making an effort to promote Chinese traditional operas around the world.
Huangmei opera is a stage tradition rooted in east China´s Anhui province, and recently, it was featured in an art festival held in Anqing city.
The traditional opera season for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People´s Republic of China has seen another classic. The Huangmei Opera "The Fairy and Her Mortal Lover" was staged at the Mei Lanfang Grand Theater in Beijing.
Han Zaifen’s career began as an act of teenage rebellion. When she accompanied her friend for an audition, it was Han who tried out-and was picked.