CHINESE CROSSTALK 2017 中国曲艺红星大汇演
Apr 29, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
2:00PM - 4:00PM
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Well-known Crosstalk artistes from the All-China Crosstalk Association is back in Singapore to present ‘Chinese Crosstalk Show 2017’ – a Folk Art performance rarely staged in Singapore ! This year’s show is made up of a wider range of interesting acts. Other than the traditional crosstalk featuring jokes and funny dialogue, audience will be entertained by ‘Northeast Duet’ – a type of playing and singing comic crosstalk that is very popular in Northeastern part of China. Its presenters, Fu Qingyi and Zhao Dan Dan are both awardees of the ‘Peony Award’ – the most prestigious award for Folk art.
There will be performance of the ‘Henan Zhuizi’. The main instrument used is a two-string bowed instrument known as Zhuihu accompanying songs sang in Henan accent. This art form has about a hundred years of history and has been acclaimed as intangible cultural heritage at a National level in China.
Other highlights will include the ‘Szechuan Cosmic Sketch’ which has the realism of drama, the freehand of opera and elements of folk art and the ‘Hand Shadow Play’, a unique art form that relies totally on the artiste’s hand movements to create different images.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to appreciate the Chinese language and culture while been entertained and amused throughout the 2 hours.