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Little painted faces at temple fair

(People's Daily Online)    08:42, March 28, 2014
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In a bustling temple fair in Huozhou, north China's Shanxi province, you could see that all the children had a "painted face". Why did they put on makeups? According to local folk legend, the inventor of painted face in Chinese traditional operas was Emperor Xuanzong of Tang Dynasty (618-907), so it is auspicious to have a "painted face" for children.

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(Editor:KongDefang、Liang Jun)

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