Videos about dance, China

Dance !

Dance - the second international language, after its sister : music.

BeijingBuzzz is 9 (and a half - July 2017) ! So besides a little jelly, we thought we'd celebrate with a typically eclectic selection of 12 dance videos from our first 9 years ...

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Two left feet ? No matter; whatever your passion, remember that time flies - follow your dream; how often does the butterfly land in the palm of your hand ...?

Keep warm this winter, but also be cool - and get off that sofa, or internet, now and then ... Live more ! (especially if you have noted that there are actually 13 videos ;)

Happiness is not what you get, but what you give. Become a fountain of joy and share the love ...

   
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Dancing on a Dream – documentary

The story of an American girl with a dream to master Chinese dance through to graduation at Beijing Normal University's dance school ...

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Happy in Shanghai … and Macau … and Hong Kong … and ShenZhen … : )( :

With a great song by Pharrell Williams

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Dazzling dance action !

Plus a little Jive. ChengDu, SiChuan province.

Excerpts from the selection of the national squad that will go to Beijing for the WDSF World Championship September 2012.

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Plus, an awesome feel-good dance video from Swing BeiJing.

Locations: The Great Wall, the Summer Palace, the “Bird’s Nest” Beijing National Stadium, QianHai – HouHai, the Temple of Heaven, ZhongShan Park and The Place mall.

Music:the fantastic Pink Martini – “Wo Yao Ni De Ai 我要你的爱” (I Want You, To Be My Baby) ...

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Plus, a dance from the China Youth Dance Festival (great song) ...

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For more dance videos, from classical Chinese dance to contemporary dance, click on the 'dance' tag below.

       
   

Hiking the Great Wall 长城 of China in the snow

A great film of the Great Wall north of Beijing, including 'wild wall', accompanied by great music (踏古 (Ta Gu) by Lin Hai, 'Walking into Ancientry', with Chinese lute (pipa)).

We [mum, dad - videographer - and son and daughter, from Singapore] hiked 3 sections of the Great Wall in winter, without any guides after studying blogs and posts by fellow hikers.

All these sections are different. From the unrestored GuBeiKou Great Wall where we were the only people around, to the wonderful JinShanLing, where the climb is steep and every direction gives you good photo opportunities, to the restored MuTianYu where we hiked in heavy snowfall.

We stayed at local farmhouses on both nights, dined with the locals and hitched rides to nearby bath-houses. Temperature ranged from -5 deg C (day) to -12 deg C (night). Winter daybreak is at 7am and the sky becomes dark by 5pm so one has only 10 hours of daylight, so plan your travelling and hiking schedules carefully.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience was captured on video and we would like to share it with you. The feelings just can't be described - you need to experience it first hand.

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A wonderful animation combining traditional Chinese painting and dance - don't miss it !

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踏古-林海
作曲:林海
视频作者:中国传媒大学动画学院

       
   

A beautiful performance at the NanJing 南京 Youth Olympics 2014

500 performers dancing in the sky ... The poster thumbnail is blurred but the video is clear : )

Dragon and Lion - New Year music and dance special

Dance of the Silk Road and Long Long Ago ...

Plus, Gong LinNa with a beautiful new song : Xiao He Tang Shui 小河淌水 ...

Beijing 北京 Swing !

Awesome feel-good dance video ... Locations: The Great Wall, the Summer Palace, the "Bird's Nest" Beijing National Stadium, QianHai - HouHai, the Temple of Heaven, ZhongShan Park and The Place mall. Music:the fantastic Pink Martini - "Wo Yao Ni De Ai  我要你的爱"  (I Want You, To Be My Baby) http://swingbeijing.com/

The Dutch National Ballet, impromptu performance, BeiJing 北京

Silk Road of the Sea - a great stage performance

A stunning performance from the Opening Gala of the Asian Games 2010 in GuangZhou. GuangZhou has been a major port for over 1,000 years and gateway to the Silk Road of the Sea.

Palace Museum dance fun

A morning musical workout at the entrance to the Forbidden City in Beijing ...

Dance around China 中国 (5)

Foreign exchange student Jake 'dancing' through BeiJing, ChengDu, Xi'An, Lhasa, YangShuo, ZhangJiaJie, ShangHai, FengHuang and Hong Kong. A fun film ...

More dance 舞蹈 fun in China ...

Chilling out in China, 2012 ...

Park life in BeiJing 北京

Music, dance and exercise ... First film is at TaoRanTing Park; the second at TianTan Park.

Dancing in the park - video

Outdoor ballroom dancing in Beijing

Engineering factory dance fun - video

Team building, Gangnam-style, SuZhou, JiangSu province ...

Beer factory dance fun - video

江南 style. GuiLin, GuangXi province.

The joys of dancing in the park - video

Filmed at the Temple of Heaven, BeiJing ...

Scenes from the show 'Dynamic YunNan' - video

Also known as 'The Legend of Shangri-la'. A variety of traditional folk dances and tales from the province's ethnic groups ... More info : http://www.thelegendofshangrila.com.au/about.php

Beautiful south China dance - video

Shao Chardonnay ...

Dance - The Thousand Hand Guan Yin - video

This beautiful dance was created by Chinese choreographer Zhang JiGang and is performed by 63 deaf dancers from the China Disabled People's Performing Arts Troupe. Because the dancers can not hear the music, there are 6 directors in white helping them to synchronize with the music through visual cues. The dance describes the legend of Bodhisattva Guan-Yin and her thousand hands of compassion. A Bodhisattva is a proto-Buddha; but Guan-Yin made a vow:  while there is still a single teardrop in this world, I will not become a Buddha ...

BeiJing 北京 Dance Theater

Contemporary ballet. The second film shows the performance 'Golden Lotus'.

Urumqi 乌鲁木齐, XinJiang province : along the old Silk Road

With Sticker Travel. The second film shows scenes from the dances at the XinXiang International Bazaar Theater in Urumqi.

Lion dance - FoShan 佛山

At the Wang Fei Hung Museum in FoShan city, GuangDong province.

Traditional music and dance at Xi'An 西安

Some highlights filmed at the ShaanXi Grand Opera House ...

Tang Dynasty music and dance show, Xi'An 西安

ShaanXi province.

My Dream : behind the scenes

The Chinese Disabled Peoples Art Troupe. With CCTV's English-language arts program, CenterStage ... Read more

The China Disabled People`s Performing Art Troupe

China 中国 Dance Academy

I think this is for ballet school. Impressive suppleness and coordination. Incredible skill; really inspiring ...

Song and dance from the Spring Festival Gala 2011 - video

Ethnic music and dance. First, Song ZuYing sings 'Blue is the sky'. Second, an Uyghur dance, 'Dolan Meshrep'. Third, the Mongolian song 'Ode to auspiciousness'. Lastly, an innovative 'laser dance'.

Welcome to Xi'An 西安, dance

Arriving at the city gate.

7 year-old Pan ChengHao dances as Michael Jackson - video

7 year-old Pan ChengHao as Michael Jackson on China's Got Talent ...

XinJiang style dance fun in BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing

Dancing around China 中国 (1)

A 5 day trip travelling to YunNan in South China. Through KunMing and LiJiang to hike the beautiful Tiger Leaping Gorge ... Tiger Leaping Gorge is a deep valley (canyon) on the YangTze River, located 60 kilometers north of LiJiang.

Ribbon dancing in JingShan Park, BeiJing 北京

Filmed in October 2010.

XinJiang-style dance in BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing

Filmed in October 2010.

Dancing in JingShan Park 景山公园, BeiJing - video

Filmed in November 2010.

Dance at the Ethnic Culture Park 中华民族园, BeiJing - video

A few clips of ethnic dances at the ZhōngHuá MínZú Yuán. At the end of each performance you might be invited to learn a few new steps yourself ...

The Ethnic Culture Park (MinZu), BeiJing 北京

This large park presents the culture of China's ethnic groups and famous landmarks. It is composed of two halves connected by a bridge and lies close to the Olympic Park. The nearest subway station is BeiTuCheng (lines 10 and 8). The park features the ethnic dance and other customs of China's peoples and typical architectural styles from each region. There are many scenic spots within the beautifully landscaped grounds.

Tang Dynasty dance - video

From a show in Xi'An ...

Local activities in BeiJing's parks 北京

Exercise, singing and dancing in Beihai Park and the Temple of Heaven ...

Impression YangShuo 印象阳朔, GuangXi province - video

A show based on traditional folk arts, wonderfully staged on the Li River ...

The Tang Dynasty Show in Xi'An 西安

The Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show has become a classic that has been running since 1982 and has also toured many countries. Xi'An, formerly known as Chang'An, was the imperial capital during 13 dynasties. Of these, the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) was perhaps the most glorious of all. The Tang was open to outside influences, taking in the best of various art forms of not only past dynasties but also the ethnic groups in China as well as central and western Asia, including a wide range of unusual musical instruments and a variety of techniques in painting, sculpting, patterns, costume design, poetry, singing and dancing. The performances have their roots in folk arts, developing over thousands of years. The show presented today is a recreation of traditional entertainment based on much historical research. Staged with a visualization of the Tang imperial court as its setting, the production manifests a unique classical style with features typical of Xi'An.

Fun in JingShan Park, Beijing - video

JingShan Park is a popular location for locals to gather for games, music and dance, especially on Sundays.

Ballet : The Four Seasons - video

Exerpts from the Four Seasons Ballet premiered on March 18th, 2010. Company: Shanghai Dance Academy. Composer: David Fang.

Dance: Meet in YunNan, KunMing, YunNan province - video

Kunming International Cultural Festival 2005. Dancer: Xi Wang.

Dance fun in ShangHai 上海 - video

WuJiang Road, central ShangHai on June 5, 2010.

ShangHai 上海 World Expo performances

Examples of the many hundreds of shows at the Shanghai World Expo ...

Group drum and dance competition in Beijing - video

With traditional waist drums ...

Dance and games at the Temple of Heaven 天坛 - video

Locals having fun and relaxing in the large park that surrounds the temple ...

Dance performances at the ShangHai 上海 World Expo - video

A sample of the various dances that take place each day at the World Expo 2010, both indoors and out ... The great band in the first video is from Morocco.

The 5th International Youth Dance Festival - video

One of the performances ...

Evening dance fun at QianHai, BeiJing 北京

A popular activity across China in parks and spaces ...

An after-dinner show in Xi'An 西安

Excerpts ...

Dancing in the park, BeiJing 北京

Various parks in Beijing; mostly the Temple of Heaven.

Hoe-down dancing in China - video

A group of American teachers having fun ... On the Great Wall : In TianAnMen Square :

Dancing around China 中国 3

Where on Earth is Ingrid ?

Dance performance in Xi'An

Filmed in spring 2009. Dancing in the moonlight ...

Dance performances at the Splendid China Park, 深圳

Filmed in January 2010. This excerpt features dances based on the Thai and Yi minorities. An outdoor traditional culture dance performance :

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