China's Peking Opera tries to charm new crowd

Two-century old opera house grooming young performers as they try to stay relevant among younger generation.

    Parents in the Chinese capital Beijing have found a unique way to combine entertainment with tradition.

    In an internet age of endless distractions, the 200-year-old Peking Opera is trying to engage a younger generation of citizens, in an effort to preserve its tradition.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Beijing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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