Yi Dance was performed in Nanhou Street

Source:  Published:2018-03-06 00:51:01  Browser times:18

During 2018 Spring Festival, Yi Dance was performed in Nanhou Street where Three Lanes and Seven Alleys sit. Attracting crowds of tourists, the Dance featured in Intangible Heritage Show of  Fuqing Maritime Silk Road. 

The Dance originated from Henan Province, one of original places of Chinese Civilization, dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (3000 years ago). The first emperor of Zhou compiled the dances handed down from the previous ages and composed music for the dances. The compiled dances was named "Yi Dance"(ancient dance), and was made as royal dance for national rite and royal sacrifice. Fuqing, as a city of culture and history, witnessed Yi Dance performance for dynasties.