Grand drama ＂Princess Wencheng＂ restaged in Tibet
The grand live-action drama "Princess Wencheng" was restaged in Lhasa, April 20, 2014.
Tibet's first grand live-action drama "Princess Wencheng" was restaged in Lhasa with over 800 actors presenting an ethnic cultural feast, April 20, 2014, Xinhua reported.
The drama, integrated with drama, music and dance, narrates the stories about Princess Wencheng in China's Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) and her marriage with Songtsan Gampo, king of Tubo Kingdom over 1, 300 years ago.
Since its premiere in August 2013, the drama has received over 210,000 audiences with a box office earning of over 29 million yuan (4.6 million US dollars).
On basis of last year's good performances, the drama is constantly revised and completed this year with less performance time and more characteristic Tibetan culture elements. The drama provides more visual enjoyment to audiences by using innovative techniques and adding featured Tibetan elements including various folk activities.
The drama is the grandest one in China on the plateau, which will also bring a visual feast to tourists at home and abroad, said Tsering Dondrup, vice director of Promotion and Cooperation Office in Tibet Tourism Bureau.