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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bian_lian

Bian Lian is an ancient Chinese dramatic art that is part of the more general Sichuan opera. Performers wear brightly colored costumes and move to quick, dramatic music. They also wear vividly colored masks, typically depicting well known ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mask

The use of masks dates back several millennia. It is conjectured that the first masks may have generally been used by primitive ...

www.historyofmasks.net/mask-history/history-of-chinese-masks

Chinese masks are one of the major characteristics of Chinese culture and have important place in it. Their history is long and they are still used today in almost ...

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Chinese masks, depending on their function, are divided into several different ... The origins of Chinese masks are rooted in ancient religious shamanism.

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Even in this day and age Chinese Masks are used within two main elements of ... Opera facial make-up originates from totem in ancient times, develops into ...

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Masks are an age-old cultural phenomenon shared by all ethnic groups of China. In awe of the unknown world, ancient people created numerous totems and ...

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The origins of Chinese masks are rooted in ancient religious shamanism. Over the centuries and many generations, artists refined the use of colors on Chinese  ...

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Chinese New Year Masks display the feelings and emotions of merriment ... Meanings: The origins of Chinese masks are rooted in ancient religious shamanism.

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May 28, 2015 ... Chinese masks have been in vogue throughout the centuries, accompanied by some rich history. In this article we have share history of ...

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Dec 14, 2015 ... That's the time when the ancient Chinese people created the first masks. The masks were made for the purposes of religious healing and ...