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Left-behind learn drama in Henan

(People's Daily Online)

18:45, October 26, 2011

Left-behind children wearing facial makeup are learning the traditional drama "Gang Tianshen" in Kaixuan Bilingual School in Xincai County of central China's Henan province on Oct. 25, 2011.(Xinhua/Zhao Xuefeng)

Edited and Translated by Liu Yuan, People's Daily Online

"Gang Tianshen" is a rare drama from Xincai County and the first on the list of Henan's intangible cultural heritages. With vivid and popular lyrics,the drama is only accompanied with percussion instruments.

To develop campus culture and enrich students' culture life, the education ministry of Xincai County decided to add a new course about "Gang Tianshen" for these left-behind children.

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