The Peoples Republic of China. Shanghai. 2000.  At the Shanghai Dance School students learn classical ballet and also the many traditional folk dances of the Chinese regions.  Formerly Chinese opera had many regional variations too but now the Beijing and Shanghai styles predominate.  During the Cultural Revolution Mao Zedung?s wife, Jiang Qing, promoted a new, style of opera, Yang Ban Xi, or good example opera, which is rarely performed today.  It is interesting that this ?revolutionary? opera involved dancing with blocked ballet shoes in the Western manner.  .
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The Peoples Republic of China. Shanghai. 2000. At the Shanghai Dance School students learn classical ballet and also the many traditional folk dances of the Chinese regions. Formerly Chinese opera had many regional variations too but now the Beijing and Shanghai styles predominate. During the Cultural Revolution Mao Zedung?s wife, Jiang Qing, promoted a new, style of opera, Yang Ban Xi, or good example opera, which is rarely performed today. It is interesting that this ?revolutionary? opera involved dancing with blocked ballet shoes in the Western manner. .

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