'The Peony Pavilion' performed at Lingering Garden in Suzhou

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Actresses perform Chinese Kunqu masterpiece "The Peony Pavilion" at the Lingering Garden in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 7, 2020. Written by Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu (1550-1616) of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it tells the story of the romance between a daughter of a wealthy official and a talented but poor young scholar. The play has been staged overseas many times. Kunqu, with a history of hundreds of years, is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as an intangible cultural heritage. (Photo by Hang Xingwei/Xinhua)

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