Men of the People: Phd. student on joining CPC in the new era

25-year-old Zhang Yunqi is a PhD. student studying Chinese philosophy at Peking University. Unlike most people at her age who are in tune with the latest fads and trends, she prefers things like traditional Chinese opera, a discipline she also practices.

Zhang started practicing Kunqu opera when she was nine years old. "It has accompanied me through my growth and influenced my character a lot," said Zhang.

Now, she wants to introduce this art to more of her fellow students. She volunteered as a Kunqu teacher for the university's traditional opera club four years ago, but knows that it's all about inspiring rather than forcing other people.

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