PHOTOS Man of dual role: farmer performs to promote landscape and culture of SW China

PHOTOS

Man of dual role: farmer performs to promote landscape and culture of SW China

Xinhua

08:16, April 10, 2019

Yang Xingyong (C) and his colleagues walk to the theater to prepare their performance in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

File photo taken in 2014 shows Yang Xingyong performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers, in east China's Shanghai. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on March 26, 2019 shows the real-scene show Impression Wulong at a tourist scenic spot in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 26, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong sits in his car at a parking lot of a theater's dormitory in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Wang Zhengbin (L) shows honey to his son-in-law Yang Xingyong at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong wears costumes at the dressing room of a theater in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong practices singing at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong arranges his costumes at a theater's dormitory in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong (L) and his mother-in-law check the dried turnip at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong performs Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers, during the real-scene show Impression Wulong at a tourist scenic spot in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 26, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong wipes his hands on a towel at a theater's dormitory in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong performs Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers, during the real-scene show Impression Wulong at a tourist scenic spot in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 26, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong (1st R) and his family members work in fields at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong poses for a photo with his car at a parking lot of a theater's dormitory in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong (C) and his family members work in fields at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong (Front) and his family members walk to their fields for work at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong (L) and his father-in-law Wang Zhengbin dry vegetables to make pickles at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong (R) and his father-in-law Wang Zhengbin dry vegetables to make pickles at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Yang Xingyong and his family members work in fields at Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing, March 27, 2019. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Photo taken on March 27, 2019 shows Yang Xingyong in costumes at a theater in a tourist scenic spot in Wulong District of southwest China's Chongqing. Yang Xingyong, a 48-year-old farmer from Banqiao Village of Baima Town in Wulong District of Chongqing, has staged over 2,000 performances in the Impression Wulong, a well-known 70-minute-long show that depicts the landscape and culture of southwest China. His excellence in performing Chuanjiang Haozi, work songs of boat trackers in Chongqing, has earned him not only fame, but also a prosperous life. In recent years, Wulong District has been committed to developing tourism industry, as a way to attract talents and capital, and boost people's income. The tourism sector has become a major source of income for about 100,000 people in the district. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

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