CCCC hosts Chinese cultural arts performance
Performers from South-Central University for Nationalities present "Huayao Dance" in a style common among the Dai ethnic group in China's Yunnan Province.
Movements of the Huayao Dance, performed by Chinese artists visiting Central Carolina Community College, are not only beautiful and graceful, but meant to convey a sense of internal firmness and national strength.
Members of the audience went onstage to try some basic martial arts techniques led by Zhao Zan from the South-Central University for Nationalities during a cultural performance in Sanford.
Dancers perform "Stone Man and Swan" during a free Chinese cultural program at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center. The dance is based on a legend from China's Kazakh ethnic group and expresses a longing for free and enthusiastic life.
Among the musical performances during the celebration of Chinese culture and arts at Central Carolina Community College was a solo on pipa, a popular, four-stringed instrument played in China for more than 2,000 years.
High flying leaps dazzled local audiences during a Tibetan group dance performed by artists from China's South-Central University for Nationalities on their two-week United States tour.
"Colorful China," a folk dance that opened the cultural exhibition at Central Carolina Community College, focused on some of the 56 ethnic groups that comprise the world's most populated country.
Zhao Zan from South-Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan, China, performs martial arts set to music during a cultural exhibition at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center in Sanford.
Dancers from South-Central University for Nationalities visited Sanford and Raleigh in mid-October during a two-week tour that included stops in Georgia, Virginia, New York, Wisconsin and Washington, D.C.
"I Am Waiting for You in the Homeland of Tea," a folk song from China's Tujia ethnic group, was one of the musical performances by visiting Chinese artists during a cultural exhibition presented by the Confucius Classroom at Central Carolina Community College.
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