Dance – The Thousand Hand Guan Yin

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 ...

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