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Qibao Shadow Play – History of Shadow Puppetry Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Chinese Shadow Play was first seen during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) and grew in popularity within the Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), during which time shadow puppetry spread from Northern to Southern China.  Qibao Shadow Play was the earliest form ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Introduction Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

In the Shanghai Province, the small town of Qibao was built during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), an era of great artistic and cultural enrichment.  Flourishing during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) Dynasties, Qibao has been known as ...

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Experimental Music: Zhang Jian (FM3) – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Mar 23, 2012 by jfenn

Since the 2004 release of the first Buddha Machine and up through the appearance in 2008 of Buddha Machine II, FM3 have fully incorporated the units into their live performances. “Buddha boxing” is the general term describing two kinds of ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. Their traditional dances and songs represent their village life, love stories, and the natural phenomena. Usually, at the end of the performance, guests are invited to ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Introduction Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

In Shilong Village at the Longchang Town, Kaili City, Guizhou Province, villagers call themselves Xi instead of Miao.  They are recognized as a group associated with the Chinese Miao. With aid from the Chinese government, Matang Village and Shilong Village ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – Silver Craft and Attire Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Miao’s costumes have a lot of patterns to represent their histories and stories. The fish is a very common design on their embroidery. Some embroideries also map the afterlife of Miao people. A red ball is commonly found on every ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. In Matang Village, there is a lady who acts as a host to introduce the background of each dance. Their traditional dances and songs represent their ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – Introduction Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

In Matang Village at the Longchang Town, Kaili City, Guizhou Province, people call called themselves Ge rather than Miao. They are recognized as one of the divisions of Miao in China. With aid from the Chinese government, Matang Village and ...

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Sister Meal Festival – Juizhou Villagers Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

This video shows pictures of the Juizhou Villagers of all ages.

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Sister Meal Festival – Miao Hospitality Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

The Sister Festival that we visited most likely differs from others because it was partially recreated for our observation and participation. Since we arrived after most of the festivities had ended, the Miao people of Jiuzhou Village graciously performed song ...

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