The Huagu Opera, or flower drum opera, is a variety of local drama that portrays rural life through simple stories, fluid performance and lively music.
Shadow play is like the cartoon of traditional Chinese culture. It tells entertaining stories by projecting characters made with sheep or cattle hide…
|Martial Art Performance on Boat|
On permanently moored boxing boats, masters of the martial arts fight to the accompaniment of clamoring gongs and drums. Clad in kung fu suits, these warriors…
|Bamboo Pole Performance on Boat|
Bamboo Pole Performance on Boat is a form of recreation connected to areas that raise silk worms. It is also a form of athleticism unique to Tongxiang and Wuzhen.
Praised by Mao Dun, one of China's most distinguished modern writers, as “the rural carnival of China,” the incense bazaar has a long history in Wuzhen.
|Traditional Story-telling Theatre|
On Xizha's West Street, next to the Grand Canal, is the Wuzhen Ballad Singing and Storytelling Theatre. Wuzhen is situated between Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shanghai…