Theatrical Vitality in Ancient Town
October 19, Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province: A musician interacts with tourists on an old street during the Wuzhen Theater Festival in the historical water town. The sixth Wuzhen Theater Festival kicked off on October 18 and lasted 11 days. Theater artists from 17 countries and regions staged various performances for theater enthusiasts and tourists.
Co-founded by several Chinese actors and directors, the festival has become a cultural icon of Wuzhen, a 1,300-year- old water town. By staging various kinds of performances, the Wuzhen Theater Festival has injected vitality into the town by attracting artists, performers and spectators from across China and beyond.