Arts students of the Nanjing University perform in USTC on Nov 9th, enchanting the audience with a mixture of Chinese music and dance.
Fair Lady in Moonshine
Early on, thin clouds wandered and a full moon hung in the starry sky. Young girls bathed in the moonlight in silence on a stark black stage, curling their limbs in elegant movements.
Fair Lady in Moonshine, a title in Chinese-Muyue Xing, depicts the dance of young girls of China's Korean Nationality in moonlight. It’s a panorama of the beauty and strength of the women.
Brothers, in the form of the drum yangko dance of the Han Nationality, shows the brotherhood of man.
The dance Shaoduoli is envelops in ethnic characteristics of the Dai Nationality. Shaoduoli in Dai Nationality refers to a young beautiful girl who has not yet married. By using bamboo hat, bamboo pole and flower, three beautiful girls in colourful costumes bring the audience into the mysterious culture with their graceful but dynamic movements.
Ode to Feishui Battle
In Ode to Feishui Battle, Guzheng players use their fingertips to convey power and strength, brings reminiscences of grant Feishui Battle. It is one of the most famous battles in China’s history in which the less wins.
“It is a new creation based on the old story. It has modern rhyme. It is very meaningful to tell the story of ancient China and let the contemporary young know more about history and spirit that Chinese nation value,” a graduate student from the School of Mathematical Sciences said.
The Crescent Moon
The Crescent Moon, a dance based on the traditional dance of Miao Nationality which is a minority in Hunan Province and Guizhou Province, the southwest of China.
Thoughts on Kulama, one of the most famous Tebetan dance.
Soul of Long Tune, a special dance that has been adapted from Long Tune, a special singing form in Mongolian areas.
As their aspiration for culture grows, more and more students are attracted by traditional Chinese culture, in particular dance and music. The annual show that blends traditional dance with music has created a feast for ears and eyes in USTC.
Nanjing University of the Arts (NUA) is one of the earliest higher learning institutions of arts in China. Organized and supported by the both universities, the annual event has presented 4 music and dance performances in USTC since 2015.
(Written by XU Yue, edited by YANG Xinqi, USTC News Center. Image by Office of Undergraduate Education)
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