China News Service, Chongqing, June 30 (Reporter Zhong Yan) On the evening of the 29th, the launching ceremony and opening music concert of the 5th Sichuan Opera Festival was held at the Chongqing Sichuan Opera Art Center, marking the first time that the Sichuan Opera Festival opened in Chongqing. Sichuan opera artists from Chongqing and Chongqing will gather in the mountain city to present a feast of Sichuan opera art to fans.

  The 5th Sichuan Opera Festival, with the theme of "Singing the Art of Two Cities and Creating a New Chapter of Sichuan Opera", is guided by the Art Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Publicity Department of the CPC Chongqing Municipal Committee, the Publicity Department of the Sichuan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China, and the Chongqing Culture and Tourism Development Committee. , Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Management Committee, hosted by Chongqing Sichuan Opera Theatre, aiming to accelerate the construction of the Bashu Cultural Tourism Corridor and further inherit and develop the art of Sichuan Opera.

The picture shows the opening concert of the 5th Sichuan Opera Festival.

Photo by Zhou Yi

  According to reports, the main activities of this Sichuan Opera Festival will last for 15 days, and the online exhibition of three-dimensional image art of Sichuan Opera will last until September.

During the event, the organizer will present 17 performances of various types in the Chongqing Sichuan Opera Art Center Grand Theater, Chongqing Grand Theater Middle Theater, Chongqing Guotai Art Center Theater and Qunxing Theater, including one Sichuan Opera Festival opening music concert, high-quality curtains There will be 7 plays, 5 special performances of high-quality excerpts, and 4 special performances of Sichuan Opera Festival.

The 12 Sichuan-Chongqing Plum Blossom Award actors, including Shen Tiemei and Chen Zhilin, will all appear on the stage, making the audience a feast for the eyes.

  The national intangible cultural heritage "Sichuan Opera" is a local drama common to Sichuan and Chongqing.

The key word of this Sichuan Opera Festival is "breaking the circle", that is, breaking through the niche opera circle and expanding the popular circle that the public likes to see and hear.

  "If you know Sichuan Opera, you will fall in love with Sichuan Opera. Sichuan Opera in the new era needs to be produced by people, plays, and audiences." Shen Tiemei, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Drama Association, Chairman of the Chongqing Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and President of the Chongqing Sichuan Opera House, said that with the changes of the times, Sichuan Opera and the The distance between modern life forms has become farther, and it has become an art limited to the opera circle.

The purpose of this Sichuan Opera Festival is to let Sichuan Opera go out of the opera circle and enter the public circle and cultural tourism circle.

"Entering the circle" is a new opportunity of the times, and "out of the circle" is a new development of innovation.

As one of the representatives of China's excellent traditional culture, Sichuan Opera will play an important role in the construction of the Bashu Cultural Tourism Corridor, which will play an important role in emotional resonance, melody resonance, and cultural and tourism promotion.

The picture shows the opening concert of the 5th Sichuan Opera Festival.

Photo by Zhou Yi

  The reporter was informed that, in addition to the outstanding performances of Sichuan Opera, the Sichuan Opera Festival will also hold Sichuan Opera Square Dance Exhibition, Sichuan Opera Carnival, the "New Era, New Opportunity, New School" academic exchange meeting for the development of Sichuan Opera, and Sichuan Opera Stereoscopic Image Art Online Exhibition and other activities. , rich in content and diverse in form.

  In addition, the Sichuan Opera Festival has also launched a video challenge in cooperation with Douyin, setting the topic of "make the ugly, the strong and the strong", and through online and offline activities, let the public get in touch with Sichuan Opera, understand Sichuan Opera, fall in love with Sichuan Opera, feel the artistic charm of Opera, share cultural development achievements.

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