dance has its own unique lexicon, significance, and organized fabrication
that provide a platform to dance up to its full extent and represents the
thoughts and feelings with contentment and elegance.
Chinese Dance is classified into two parts-
The art of Chinese dance marks its origins around the 4th millennium BC. A
study of ceramic artifacts with dramatized dancing figures foretells that
people of the Neolithic Yangshao culture had choreographed group dances.
After the establishment of the Music Bureau during the Han Dynasty in the
year 206 BC, continues efforts were made to develop the folk songs and
dances in the country. During those days each regional group of China has
its own folk dance forms. The Miao also known as Hmong people of
southwestern China developed a lively form of submissive, singing and rival
The inhabitant of Taiwan created handholding line dances as part of a
harvest ritual. Folk dances showcase the lifestyles and customs of a people,
though there are numerous folk dances, every dance is a precious and an
ingenious part of China's rich cultural heritage.
Traditional Chinese Dance includes the stalwart Lion Dance with drum music,
the spirited Ribbon Dance with long Silk Ribbons fabricating calligraphic
designs in the air; as well as the exquisite Fan Dance mesmerized by
spectators all over the world. The Art of Chinese Dance convoy the hue,
extravagance and splendor of the Chinese culture all over the world.
The evolution of modern Chinese dance has taken up by zealous talents.
Normally, young people undertake study ballet dance and modern dance
initially, later on they study the procedure and linguistic rules of
traditional Chinese dance.
Slowly the learners take over to the new Chinese style body expressions and
movements with a challenging mind for experimentation. Since about 1970, the
original and unique synthesis of young dancers has brought a reawakening in
Chinese Dance and Drama.
Diversified Chinese Dances
Chinese Folk Dance
XingJiang Drum Dance, Taiwanese Folk Dance, Taiwan Aborginal Dance, Kung-Fu
Fan Dance, Yunan Dai folk dance, Dunhuang Aesthetic Dance.
Traditional Chinese Dance
Dragon Dance, Feather Fan Dance, Traditional Chinese Ribbon Dance, Ribbon
Dance, Silk Fan Dance, Sword Dance.
Chinese Modern Dance
Chinese modern dance is a unification of Live Music and Dance- The group of
small children performs dance of Nurture in the age of 8 to 12
years. Dance of "Mother and Daughter" performed with live music.
Calligraphy Dance combined the art of dance and Chinese calligraphy