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Chinese performer wows with speedy face mask changes


A Chinese performer has been wowing crowds in Sichuan province with his face changing skills.

He Hongqing is an expert in the ancient art which is at the heart of traditional Sichuan Opera.

He is able to change his masks with lightning speed and is widely regarded as the best in the country.

Ben Tornquist reports


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