Wenzhou Culture

Wenzhou is the birthplace of Chinese Opera and the birthplace of earliest On-Stage Role-Distribution System of Chinese Opera so that it plays an important role in Chinese Opera.

Besides, Wenzhou was the forefront in the registration and management of folk religious temples which was started in January 2015 and later extended to all Zhejiang province. It has been for centuries a hub of Christian missionary activity. Because of its large concentration of Christians, the city has been dubbed the "Jerusalem of the East" or "China's Jerusalem".

Also, there are 52 ethnic groups. And She Nationality is main ethnic group in Wenzhou, and it is the oldest minority group there that has a population of more than 80,000. They mainly live in the south of Wencheng, Pinyang, Taishun, Cangnan and so on so forth.