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Folk dance festival

The first China Yangge Festival was held in Qingdao and Jiaozhou of Shandong province over the weekend.

Yangge is a collective folk dance popular in many areas of China. The festival gathered 16 yangge dance groups, representing various local styles of yangge, including groups from Haicheng of Liaoning province, Ansai from Shaanxi province, and Luzhou of Sichuan province.

The highlight of the festival was Welcoming the Olympic with Yangge, a yangge dance performed by nearly 10,000 people at the May 4th Square of Qingdao.

 
Date:2008-5-13 7:51:00     
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