BEIJING (Kyodo) Peng Liyuan, the celebrity wife of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, will lead a popular Chinese opera on a two-week tour of Japan in November, according to Chinese media reports.

Peng, a 46-year-old folk singer and a major general in the People’s Liberation Army, will lead a 120-member cast from the PLA’s song and dance troupe to Tokyo and Sapporo from Nov. 8 to 20 to perform “Poems of Mulan,” an opera based on the ancient heroine Hua Mulan, the Beijing Evening News reported.

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