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    talk about the music – the Beijing Opera, which comes from my own country. The Beijing Opera has existed for over 200 years. It is widely regarded as the highest expression of the Chinese culture. It is known as one of the three main theatrical systems in the world. Although it is called Beijing Opera, its origins are not in Beijing but in the Chinese provinces of Anhui and Hubei province. Beijing Opera got its two main melodies, Xi Pi and Er Huang, from Anhui and Hubei operas. It then absorbed music

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    Chinese Opera is one of the “three oldest dramatic art forms in the world” , along with “Greece tragic-comedy and Indian Sanskrit” (China). From Chinese Opera comes many forms of opera, over 300 types , but the most well known is the Peking Opera (China). The Peking Opera is known by many names, like “Eastern Opera” (history), and “jingqiang” (Xu), but the most common name in the Western world is the “Beijing Opera” (Wertz). Peking Opera is over 200 years old (Wertz).It started in approximately “1790

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    years or so, having it all seems to be what Lu ZhenHua is all about. Starting out as one of the part-time reporters of Beijing Evening News when he was twenties, this 28-year-old hotel manager, triathlete, photographer and football player oversized the self and is definitely one of the busiest people today. ZhenHua was born in TianJin on October 19, 1973 and grew up in Beijing City. He looks like a prestigious man and is about 180cm tall. He wears thick and dark glasses which are slightly taped

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    The Peking Opera

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    Chinese Opera is one of the “three oldest dramatic art forms in the world” (travelchinaguide), along with “Greece tragic-comedy and Indian Sanskrit” (travelchinaguide). From Chinese Opera comes many forms of opera, over 300 types (travelchinaguide), but the most well know would be the Peking Opera. The Peking Opera is known by many names, like “Eastern Opera” (ebeijing), and “jingqiang” (Xu), but the most common name in the Western world is the “Beijing Opera” (Wertz). Peking Opera is over 200 years

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    The History Of China

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    Geography China as we know it today is a relatively new country. It became the People’s Republic of China on October 1st, 1949. China’s history isn’t nearly as short though, with a history dating over 4000 years, China is one of the oldest countries on the planet. It is located in East Asia. Obviously known for its population, China has approximately 1,356,000,000 people, making it the most populous country in the world. Land area wise, China is 4th in the world, after the United States. (4, 5) China

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    Peking Opera Analysis

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    traditional Peking Opera play „The Drunken Beauty“? The Peking Opera, one of the traditional chinese theater forms is considered to be one of the cultural treasures of China that arose in 1790, when a drama troupe, known as the Sanqing troupe, from southern Anhui firstly performed a musical combination in Beijing at emperor Qianlong’s eightieth birthday. Peking Opera grew and was particularily popular in the Qing Dynasty. „Although Peking Opera itself is not particularly ancient...Peking Opera presents

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    meteorologically disadvantaged (e.g. cold, snowy, rainy) regions. Through an intense observation of China ’s weather patterns, as well as those specifically found in the capital city of Beijing, similar relationships involving its weather, climate and society were found, although it is not as fortunate as its Mexican peers. Beijing and China both have a storied past dating back hundreds of years with claim to such masterpieces and historical artifacts as the Great Wall of China and Tiananmen Square. In

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    The Painter

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    Suddenly, he woke up. He sensed that the train had stopped. “Am I in Beijing?” John Gwen thought. He looked around and saw Tianjing signs on the pillars in the train station. “Looks like this is it. Well I better hop off and glance around. After he hopped off, he saw two security guards hurrying toward him. Uh-oh. Two strong security guards rushed to him and grabbed him. The other one took his painting. They sent him to the office to confront their chief. The chief was sitting down behind a large

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    Hong Kong

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    with it harsh censorship laws. He draws a picture of a smiling man outfitted in the lower half of a dog costume, preparing to put on it’s head. The man symbolizes wealthy businessmen in Hong Kong, and the costume symbolizes their willingness to obey Beijing by assuming positions of power, such as the Preparatory Committee and the Provisional Legislature. They change their costume and identity in whichever group they are in while remaining loyal to China by acting as China’s “puppets”. This way, China

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    China

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    chests of opium. In January 1841, the British navy claimed Hong Kong Island. The Opium Wars finally ended in 1898, when Britain executed a 99-year lease of the New Territories. Kowloon Peninsula was acquired by the convention of Peking (now called Beijing) in 1860. China has guaranteed to permit the existing capitalist economy and lifestyle to exist for 50 years. Hong Kong will retain a high degree of autonomy except for defense and foreign affairs. Regaining control of Hong Kong serves two purposes

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