PHOTOS Artist presents traditional shadow puppet plays for free in E China's Shandong

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Artist presents traditional shadow puppet plays for free in E China's Shandong

Xinhua

02:16, August 15, 2018

Li Wei carves shadow puppet accessories in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, July 11, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei shows shadow puppets made by himself in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, July 5, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei shows a shadow puppet he made in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 14, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for the public for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei and his grandson perform a shadow puppet show in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, July 11, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei and his grandson perform a shadow puppet show in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 14, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei shows shadow puppet accessories in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 14, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei performs a shadow puppet show in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, July 15, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Li Wei shows shadow puppets made by himself in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, July 5, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

People watch a shadow puppet show performed by Li Wei in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, July 15, 2018. Li, 63, is the son of Jinan shadow puppet show master Li Xingtang. He learned shadow puppet performance from his father in childhood. After his father passed away 11 years ago, Li Wei took over the task of developing and innovating the art of Jinan puppet show. Since last summer, Li has kept on presenting traditional shadow puppet plays at the Baihuazhou scenic area in Jinan every weekend for free. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

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