It is an ancient and splendid civilization with more than five thousand years of history. High mountains have forged the unyielding national spirit and vast oceans have nurtured its generosity. The industrious and intelligent people had created?intangible cultural heritages?as well as valuable spiritual?wealth throughout the ages…
Billions of years ago, the earth movements triggered volcanic eruptions and an extensive orogeny. As a result of the crustal movements, the seas changed into mulberry fields and the mulberry fields changed into seas. Time brought great changes to the world, carving gorgeous natural wonders and rich cultural relics, and had stimulated and stirred human imagination.
Billions of years later, the earth restored to its peace and silence. The majestic and unrivalled emerald lakes, layered waterfalls, colorful forests, snow peaks and folk villages blended harmoniously into the mountains and sparkled like jewels. Red-crowned cranes were strolling around and flying freely about, while the wild deer silently crossed the field, half hidden in the fog of the spring mornings. In the dense primeval forests of Greater Khingan Mountains, on the vast land of northeastern China, seasons go round and round…
Dance: Flying Red-crowned Cranes
The dancers imitate flying red-crowned cranes to praise the vigorous natural life and express their admiration of nature.
Dance: Blooming Flowers
A handkerchief rotating dance to show that the fields are all aflame with the beauty of blooming flowers and everything is at its best in spring.
Waist Bell Dance: The Mountain Spirits
The waist bell dance is a traditional region dance of Manchu Shamanism, which is a religion of Manchu people in Jilin, northeast China. Manchu shaman believes that the mountain spirits they sacrifice to are the original clans’ spirits, and he jumps and twists with bells around his waist and a castanet in his hand, dancing in a trance to pray to the mountain spirits to cure the sick.
Classical Dance: Rolling Up the Bead Curtain
It is an outstanding couple dance with peaceful tranquility and profound meaning of traditional Chinese culture.
Acrobatic: Oriental Butterfly
A sensational show originating from the famous Chinese legend of a tragic love story of a pair of butterfly lovers, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, known as China’s Romeo and Juliet. A breathtaking fusion of ballet, physical strength, balance and inspiring creativity. In a breathtaking display of grace and poise a ballerina pirouettes on the shoulder of her partner then dances on point on his head and shoulders, truly making this performance an aerial ballet.
Passionate, wild and humorous dances reflect the enthusiasm of people from northeast China.
Dance: The Dance of Mermaids
Beautiful mermaids are dancing lightly in the sparkling river, showing the harvest celebration with a jaunty and fluent melody.
Peking Opera: The Monkey King
A reserved Peking Opera tells the story of the Monkey King who leads a group of monkeys against the rule of the Emperor in heaven.
Sleeve Shaking Dance: Legend of Chang-E
A performance combines the sleeve shaking of Peking opera perfectly with Chinese classic dancing, giving a mythological flavour with legends of Chang-E, the beautiful fairy in the moon.
Dance: Smart Ice Fairy Dance
In winter, the whole world has been kindled to a white flame of beauty and the smart ice fairies are dancing in the moonlight.
Dance: Splendid Jilin
Passionate and glamorous performance to praise the current happy life of Jilin people and symbolize the long-lasting unity and friendship among all the nationalities.
Chinese Drum Performance: Dragon and Tiger Fight
Chinese Drums occupies a prominent place in Chinese culture. Ancient literatures show that it is about as old as Chinese history itself. Chinese Drums comes in various forms, with different shapes and sizes, producing different tones that can be described as masculine or nimble and graceful to complement performances.