A young boy does the make-up before the show. It is hard to find the younger generation interested in this art form.
Staging a Chinese opera show on stage is part of the festivities. It is an old traditional practice before film, television, and the internet came about, where people from far and near come to watch a live show, with actors and actresses performing with live music played by a band of musicians. This tradition had continued even though it is not as popular today.20111005205921.jpg