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Folk Tales

Thanks to the long history and diversified culture, China has countless folk tales. Some of the folk tales are stories relate to eminent persons in history, some are legend stories, and some are fairy tales. The four major Chinese folk tales are Butterfly Lovers, Meng Jiangnv Wails Split the Great Wall, Legend of the White Snake, and The Monkey King. The folk tales reflect Chinese culture, society situations, or people's imaginations and expectations, etc.
Fifteen Strings of Coppers

Fifteen Strings of Coppers

Fifteen Strings of Coppers is a detective folk story set in ancient China, and is also adapted as a Chinese Kunqu story. The play "Fifteen Strings of Coppers" helped save Kunqu Opera........

The Orphan of Zhao Family

The Orphan of Zhao Family

The orphan of the Zhao family is a series of shows.......

The Ruse of Empty City

The Ruse of Empty City

The Ruse of Empty City is a traditional Peking Opera, which was created according to The Romance of Three Kingdoms, one of the four major classical novels of China........

Meng Jiangnü: Her Wails Split the Great Wall

Meng Jiangnü: Her Wails Split the Great Wall

The legend of how Meng Jiangnü's wails toppled the Great Wall........

Legend of the White Snake

Legend of the White Snake

Legend of the White Snake is a Chinese legend, which existed as orally before it was written. It has since become a major subject of several Chinese opera, films and TV series........

The Monkey King

The Monkey King

The story of Monkey King is related a true story of a famous monk, Xuan Zang of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, who travelled by foot to India and translated the Sutras into Chinese........

Unicorn-Trapping Purse

Unicorn-Trapping Purse

The "Unicorn-Trapping Purse"is a famous Peking Opera comedy play.......

Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai(the Butterfly Lovers)

Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai(the Butterfly Lovers)

The story of the Butterfly lovers is one of the most famous love tragedies in ancient China.......

Lotus Lantern

Lotus Lantern

Lotus Lantern is a story based on a Chinese myth about a boy named Chenxiang who saved his mother after a series of struggling efforts........

The Moon God

The Moon God

The moon god was said to be an old man with a white goatee beard who was in charge of the love affairs of young boys and girls........