By just shaking your Apple device, or swiping its screen, you can enjoy the performance combinated with cartoon, the romantic art originated in Western, and opera, the traditional Chinese " quintessence " .
As an art form originated in Europe, Cartoon has been an unprecedented development in the United States and Japan later. Like cartoon, Beijing Opera also has a long history and been enduring.
Peking opera or Beijing opera (Pinyin: Jīngj ) is a form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics. It arose in the late 18th century and became fully developed and recognized by the mid-19th century. The form was extremely popular in the Qing Dynasty court and has come to be regarded as one of the cultural treasures of China. Major performance troupes are based in Beijing and Tianjin in the north, and Shanghai in the south. The art form is also preserved in Taiwan, where it is known as Guoju ; It has also spread to other countries such as the United States and Japan.
Beijing opera is a mixture of action Singing, Reading, Acting and Fighting. These actions can represent a story or describe different characters and their feelings of gladness, anger, sorrow, happiness, surprise, fear and sadness. In Beijing opera there are four main types of roles: Sheng (male), Dan (young, female), Jing (painted face, male), and Chou (clown, male or female). The characters may be loyal or treacherous, beautiful or ugly, good or bad.
The clothes in Beijing opera are very beautiful, most of which are made by hand. The types of facial make-ups in Beijing opera are rich and various, showing different characters and remarkable images. Therefore, they are highly appreciated. Moreover, there are many fixed editions of facial make-up.
On May 20, 2006, Beijing opera was included in the first batch of National intangible cultural heritage. On November 16, 2010 Beijing opera was included in the" Representative list of the Human intangible cultural heritage". In foreign countries, it often represents the Chinese opera art, thus dubbed China 's" National essence". And now Beijing opera has become more and more popular with people all over the world, and it plays a great role in the cultural exchange between China and the West.
Using Apple's modern technology, this App presents you China's "National essence" Beijing opera through the art form of cartoon.
Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Beijing Opera Cartoon Lite is a free software application from the Action subcategory, part of the Games & Entertainment category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2012-01-18. The program can be installed on iOS.
Beijing Opera Cartoon Lite (version 1.0) has a file size of 4.30 MB and is available for download from our website.
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