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Jirong Qiu

A Voyage of Exploration into Blending Cultures: Peking Opera Meets Contemporary Dance

Conference | Colloque
  • The Dialogue Between Tradition and Contemporary Jing Hong---- by Jirong Qiu

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September 24-2 octobre 2021

Presented by | Diffusé par: Halton Hills Public Library and Cultural Centre
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Free | gratuit

What happens when art from the east and the west meet? Peking opera, known as the quintessence of Chinese theater art, has 200 years of history. Jirong Qiu, a young artist who was born in a Peking Opera family, began to learn Peking Opera at the age of nine, as the fourth generation heir of the Peking Opera Qiu school. Many years of a career in Peking opera gave him traditional artistic skill, but when he was thirteen years old, a chance encounter with Michael Jackson’s music videos led him to contemporary dance. Two different kinds of art co-existed in him. 

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