In this undated photo released by Miss Bikini International Committee on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, contestants in swimwears and traditional Chinese opera headpieces stage a rehearsal for their ... more 
In this undated photo released by Miss Bikini International Committee on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, contestants in swimwears and traditional Chinese opera headpieces stage a rehearsal for their up-coming bikini competition in Beijing. A stage performance by bikini-clad women wearing headpieces styled after traditional Peking Opera has sparked debate in China after photos were made public this week, highlighting divided views on how to preserve the country's traditions. (AP Photo/Miss Bikini International Committee) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Miss Bikini International Committee
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 12:29 AM EDT