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Ariana Lindquist

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An opera troupe performs in honor of Mazu in the Wenxing village square. As folk religion has made a comeback in the post-Mao era, so has traditional opera, which is an important element of temple festivals. In Fujian there are now over a 1000 opera troupes, one of the many signs of folk religion’s resurgence.
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An opera troupe performs in honor of Mazu in the Wenxing village square. As folk religion has made a comeback in the post-Mao era, so has traditional opera, which is an important element of temple festivals. In Fujian there are now over a 1000 opera troupes, one of the many signs of folk religion’s resurgence.