China: A Demonstration of Traditional Chinese Dance

The Tang Dynasty is known as the most glistening historic period in China's history. Songs, dances, and musical instruments from foreign regions became popular in China during this period, and it is well remembered for the era’s contributions to poetry.

One of the most outstanding poets of the Tang Dynasty is Du Fu. The dance "Beauty" is a dance drama named by "Du Fu". The dancers with move to exciting music, like a picture slowly spreading out. This dance will transform, and allow you to experience a glimpse of a brand-new Tang Dynasty. 

*Check back here between September 25 to October 25 for the full video!

 

About China

China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019. Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometres, it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by area

Culture

Chinese culture is one of the world's oldest cultures, originating thousands of years ago. The area over which the culture prevails covers a large geographical region in East Asia and is extremely diverse and varying, with customs and traditions varying greatly between provinces, cities, and even towns as well. Chinese civilization is historically considered the dominant culture of East Asia. With China being one of the earliest ancient civilizations, Chinese culture exerts profound influence on the philosophy, virtue, etiquette, and traditions of Asia to date.

Chinese language, ceramics, architecture, music, dance, literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy, business etiquette, religion, politics, and history have global influence, while its traditions and festivals are also celebrated, instilled, and practiced by people around the world.

Food

Chinese cuisine is rich and colourful, and described by three characteristics: diversified color, aromatic flavor, and excellent taste. With these three characteristics, Chinese cuisine is not only tasty but also a work of art for people to appreciate. To make real Chinese food, all of these three qualities have to be included.

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