source： editor：zhang wenni
on october 29, the y651 customized service train loaded with 590 passengers departed from xi'an railway station and headed for yaozhou district, tongchuan city, marking the official launch of the first tourist train in shaanxi, featuring the intangible cultural heritage qinqiang opera.
qinqiang opera is a traditional opera form in northwest china, also known as "bangzi opera" and "shaanxi bangzi". it is one of the oldest operas of the han people in china, originating in the western zhou dynasty and maturing in the qin dynasty, also one of china's national intangible cultural heritages.
after arriving in yaozhou district, tourists can climb the xiangshan mountain to enjoy the autumn views, the local cuisine, and the traditional culture of tongchuan city.
the biggest feature of this customized train is that professional artists will deliver charming performances of qinqiang opera on the train.
as the qinqiang opera is incorporated into the customized tourist train, tourists and opera buffs can thus enjoy this intangible cultural heritage with a brand new angle.
with the rising popularity of shaanx's tourist train featuring intangible cultural heritage, china railway xi'an group co., ltd. will keep developing such tourist trains with distinctive themes, so as to enrich the tourism market in shaanxi and provide more diversified tourism products for tourists.