Political advisors urge promoting drama of ethnic minorities

Xinhua Published: 2017-12-08 01:31:05
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China's political advisors met Thursday to discuss ways to inherit and develop drama of ethnic minorities. 

The session was chaired by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. [Photo: Xinhua]

The session was chaired by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. [Photo: Xinhua]

The bi-weekly consultation session was chaired by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Political advisors said drama of ethnic minorities is an important part of Chinese culture and plays a significant role in promoting national solidarity.

File photo of Tibetan opera [Photo: VCG]

File photo of Tibetan opera [Photo: VCG]

The government should strengthen its support to the development of the art with ethnic features in policy and finance. The government purchase of public cultural services should be enhanced so as to encourage drama groups to perform in communities, political advisors said.

File photo of Dai opera [Photo: VCG]

File photo of Dai opera [Photo: VCG]

They also suggest deeper research on the drama of ethnic minorities.

The consultation sessions are used by political advisors to study major issues with experts and officials.

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