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Qibao Shadow Play – Qibao Shadow Puppetry Today Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Today, the town of Qibao celebrates their cultural heritage and works to preserve the past traditions of Shadow Play that are such an important aspect of the town’s history. Though the Chinese government does help to keep these valuable traditions ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Shadow Play Theater Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Stories: Chinese Shadow Play depicts an assortment of stories, ranging from traditional folk tales, comedies, scary stories, love stories, and stories of war and battle.  Contemporary theaters often show traditional stories as well as newer, modern stories within their plays. ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Introduction Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

In the Shanghai Province, the small town of Qibao was built during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), an era of great artistic and cultural enrichment.  Flourishing during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) Dynasties, Qibao has been known as ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – History of Shadow Puppetry Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Chinese Shadow Play was first seen during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) and grew in popularity within the Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), during which time shadow puppetry spread from Northern to Southern China.  Qibao Shadow Play was the earliest form ...

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