Nanjing Baiju: Balancing heritage and innovation in contemporary China


  • Rui Wu Communication University of China, Nanjing,CHINA ;Universiti Teknologi MARA , Malaysia
  • Sharifah Faizah Syed Mohammed Conservatory of Music, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia



Nanjing Baiju Opera, Modern Musical Trends, Dynamic Interaction, Traditional Music Protection


This study examines the modernization of traditional Chinese Baiju opera while preserving its original essence through an exploration of its history, characteristics, and adaptation to contemporary trends. The research uses qualitative methods such as literature review, case studies, and surveys, with limitations including reliance on existing literature and subjective audience feedback. Findings reveal a balance between traditional authenticity and contemporary influences, shedding light on a generational gap in audience acceptance and extending to a broader discussion of preserving traditional arts in a globalized context.


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How to Cite

Wu, R., & Sharifah Faizah Syed Mohammed. (2024). Nanjing Baiju: Balancing heritage and innovation in contemporary China. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 9(27), 213–218.



Local Cultural / Heritage Environment (Food included)