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2019 Shantou Teochew Opera Art Week Opened
Date:2019-10-29    Source:汕头市信息中心

On the morning of October 28, the opening ceremony of "2019 Shantou Teochew Opera Art Week" and the "Building Dream in New Era" art performance were held in Chaoshan Gymnasium. A total of 1,500 guests from home and abroad gathered in Shantou, sharing the grand event of the Teochew Opera art with the general public.
"Song of the Great Wind in Heyday" of Chaoshan big gongs and drums kicked off the opening ceremony and art performance, and 38 performance groups from home and abroad entered the gymnasium to make their appearances. Subsequently, the melodrama "Opera Circle Build A New Dream", which integrates opera, dance and other elements, was staged. Four overseas performing groups, including Letian National Music Quyi Society of Thailand, Ho Chi Minh City Tongyi Teochew Opera Troupe of Vietnam, Peihong Opera Art Institute of Singapore, and Penang Teochew Art Museum of Malaysia, presented the Teochew song sung in Thai, Vietnamese, English and Malay. At the end of the performance, Yao Xuanqiu, Fang Zhanrong, Zheng Jianying and other famous Teochew Opera singers came on stage to sing the Chaozhou dialect song Chaoshan Ballad, drawing a perfect full stop for the whole performance.

Source:Shantou Daily, Oct 29, 2019





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