ĦĦĦĦIt is historically controversial that whether the hometown of Southern Opera is Wenzhou or a wider range including Wenzhou. While people hold the same opinion on the special origin between Wenzhou and Southern Opera. This land with the operatic circle sound history has never been the leading role on Chinese opera stage. However, the devotion for opera has spread among people.(Picture 1: Wenzhou residents are watching the opera performance sitting around the banyan tree. Photographed by Zheng Xiaoqun in 2006)In the 1970s, lots of local daily necessaries were decoratively themed by the opera, like Blue Jiaxie.