Pingtan, known as “评弹” in Chinese, is an age-old performing art originating in southern China. It seamlessly weaves together storytelling, melodic singing, and humor to vividly depict an array of characters and narratives. Infused with a mix of cleverness and charisma, Pingtan artists utilize distinctive tones, voices, and expressions to captivate the audience, delivering both entertainment and insightful commentary on societal themes. This unique folk art offers a delightful and educational experience, proudly showcasing China’s rich cultural heritage.

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Date: February 3

Time: 2:00 pm

Cost: Free

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Website:
https://chinainstitute.org/events/harmony-in-strings-shanghai-pingtan-extravaganza/

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