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Dazuigu, a folk comic talk and singing art

xiamen.chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: May 5, 2019


Dazuigu is a folk comic talk and singing art popular performed in the Minnan dialect in southern Fujian province, similar to crosstalk in North China. It adopts strictly rhyming dialogue with strong linguistic rhythms, and is popular in Minnan, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.

With the help of the Minnan dialect’s unique rhyme structure, the art boasts a unique rhythmic style. It uses vivid and humorous slang and proverbs in the dialect, focuses on storyline and characters, and is full of jokes.