Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

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Classical Dance - Dunhuang 
Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artifacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the…
Classical Dance - Long Sleeve 
This program provides an overview of the historical development of Long Sleeve Dance, a dance form dating back to the 7th century B.C.E, a time that is known as the…
Ethnic Dance - Dai 
Located in the southwest region of China, Dai people enjoy mild weather and beautiful landscapes of mountains and lakes. While the water splashing and dragon boating events held in their…
Ethnic Dance - Aini 
Neighboring with the Dai group, Aini group lives primarily in and around mountains and canyons at an altitude of twenty-five to eighty hundred feet. They are famous for their production…
Ethnic Dance - Tibetan
Living on the Plateau, at an average elevation of over 12 thousand feet above sea level, the Tibetan people are known to be compassionate, bold, candid and devout. Most Tibetans…
Ethnic Dance - Inner Mongolian
In this program, the ethereal voice of Buren Bayaer (a legendary Inner Mongolian Singer), along with the images of yurts and running horses, brings the audience to an otherworldly setting…
Ethnic Dance - Han
Han is the largest ethnic group in China, whose people inhabit the middle and eastern regions of the country. Han's folk dance tradition started on the streets in the 5th…
Chinese Classical Dance: Dunhuang & Long Sleeve
Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artifacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the…
Chinese Ethnic Dance: Dai, Aini, Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Han
Ethnic Dance-Dai: Located in the southwest region of China, Dai people enjoy mild weather and beautiful landscapes of mountains and lakes. While the water splashing and dragon boating events held…

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