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ID: 2430 Intermediate
ChinesePod takes a tour through the traditional Chinese folk art of shadow plays, or 皮影戏 (píyǐngxì). Although it's an art rarely practiced in China nowadays, it still proves to be quite a spectacle.
Sun Apr 27 2014 | Jenny, Shanell
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nǐ zài kàn shénme ？
What are you watching?
A shadow play.
wǒ zěnme méi jiàn guo ？
How have I not seen this?
zhè shì yī zhǒng Zhōngguó mínjiān chuántǒng yìshù 。xiànzài kàn de rén bù duō le 。
It's a traditional Chinese folk art. Nowadays not many people watch it.
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