|A Sichuan opera troupe with a dozen people is rooted in a small village in Chengdu; Dan Dan is the leading actress of the troupe, and like her companions, she lives and works under arduous conditions. (photo/ iqilu.com)|
Sichuan Opera has a very long history in China. It was once very popular in Tang Dynasty (618—907 AD). And Now Sichuan Opera is struggling to survive because it is no longer the mainstream culture. But a group of people is still practicing dying Sichuan Opera to preserve the intangible cultural heritage. Teenage girl Dan Dan is one of them.