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Beijing imparts traditional Chinese opera to youth

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A girl is applied with makeup before training at a summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing, China on Aug. 14, 2012. The two-day course is held to attract public interest in the traditional Chinese performance.

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A girl is applied with makeup before training at a summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing on Aug. 14.

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A kid wears a monkey mask during a summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing on Aug. 14.

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School children learn traditional Chinese Peking Opera during a summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing on Aug. 14.

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Participants watch a performer during a Peking Opera summer camp organized by the Peking Opera House in Beijing on Aug. 14.

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