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  • Hui Opera
    Hui Opera originated from the “Huichi Refined Melody” of the Ming Dynasty. During the Emperor Jia Jing’s reign of the Ming Dynasty, the Yiyang Tune of Jiangxi Province came down to the areas of Qingyang County and Guichi District of Anhui.
  • Huangmei Opera
    Huangmei Opera was derived from "Caicha Tune", the folk ditties people sang while picking tea.
  • Lu Opera
    Lu Opera, formerly known as “Daoqixi”, is one of the main operas in Anhui Province. Since the late Qing Dynasty, it has been popular in areas between Huai River and the Yangtze River in Anhui.
  • Chizhou Nuo Opera
    In Guichi District, people respectfully called Xiao Tong "Mud Lord", "Master Demon" or "Case Bodhisattva".
  • Qingyang Tune Opera
    Qingyang Tune Opera, formed in Qingyang County, Chizhou City of Anhui Province, is also named Chizhou Tune Opera, as Qingyang is under jurisdiction of Chizhou. It is also regarded as “Elegant Tune of Huichi”.
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