"Although I don't sing myself, I am also very passionate about music, especially Chinese and Western opera," Mackerras said. "I think some people probably found it surprising that a Westerner should take so much interest in a kind of opera that sounds very strange to Western ears."
The leader of the League, which had run the campaign with a strong anti-immigration and Eurosceptic platform, said Italians sent a clear signal on Sunday. "It is the Italians who decide for Italy, not Paris, not Berlin or Brussels, and not the spread (the financial markets)," Salvini told reporters.
None of the three major contenders has gathered enough votes to win the absolute majority of seats in parliament necessary to govern alone.
On April 10, a job fair for inmates was held in a prison in Shaoguan, Guangdong province. More than 600 job vacancies were offered to 214 prisoners who are about to be released.
In the third place was a center-left coalition led by Democratic Party, which ruled the cabinets in the last legislature, with some 23 percent.