Guangzhou International Sister Cities' Gala Night--Dance of the Loving world was held in Guangzhou on November 15. This show was also livestreamed to cities with friendly-ties worldwide, which covered about 210,000 audiences. Shows of intangible cultural heritages, including Cantonese Opera, Chinese Guqin, Cantonese Embroidery and Lion Dance, were performed at this gala.
Along with the song You Raise Me Up, dancers combine ballet and traditional Chinese acrobatic performance together. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Puppet Dance with red silk. Puppet show is one of the oldest arts of performance in China. It is said that this performance is originated from the Han Dynasty (202BC-220AD) and was popular in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
The Song of a Full Moon is played by piano, Gaohu (a version of Chinese string instrument Erhu), flute and dulcimer. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
This ballet is performed with the music of Chasing after the Moon, a well-known Cantonese song, showing people's peaceful life on a moonlight night. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Roll over Beethoven, a combination between sonata of Beethoven with Jazz. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Cantonese Opera, a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Autumn in Lingnan Area (southern area of five ridges: Yuecheng, Dupang, Mengzhu, Qitian, Dayu) played by Chinese zither, pipa and other traditional Chinese instruments. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
A Heavy Rainfall, a popular Cantonese children’s song. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Red Litchi in Lingnan Area played by Chinese drums. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
This event was organized by Guangzhou Municipal Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau and Foreign Affairs Office of Guangzhou Municipal Government, and hosted by Cantonese Opera Theater.
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