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Ukrainian performers discover Chinese art | Ep. 3: Learning Chinese dance

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-06-30 09:13

Natalie and Andrew, both drawn to the grace of classical Chinese dances, always wanted to learn more about the art form to share with their friends back home in Ukraine.

In this episode, CNODDT's top dancer Yu Yu introduces the popular dance "Song of Jade and Gentlemen", an internet sensation from the dance drama "Confucius", with the two learning with great interest.

What cultural meaning is behind this popular piece? What do the dance moves convey? Let's watch to find out.


The short-video series, "Discover Chinese art @CNODDT", with seven episodes in total, is co-produced by the China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater and China Daily Website. The series will be uploaded online on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Let's embrace Chinese culture this summer and get immersed in the richness of traditional Chinese music and dance!

Tune in to watch it first at:
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/cnoddt
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CNODDT


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