Participants wait for their turn backstage during a traditional Chinese opera competition at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing

Participants wait for their turn backstage during a traditional Chinese opera competition at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing

Participants wait for their turn backstage during a traditional Chinese opera competition at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing, China, November 26, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

December 8, 2016 5:46 PM (UTC+8)