Picture one and two:
Dance: Evening in the Ancient
Palace Chengdu is a city
steeped in history—every cobbled street, every crowded alleyway,
is witness to the city’s more than three thousand years of
history. This dance celebrates Chengdu’s heritage, taking the
audience thousands of years into the past. Based on murals found
from ancient tombs around the city, the dancers represent an
authentic part of Chengdu’s past.
Picture Three and Four:
Dance: Pretty Huadan
Huada are the pretty, lovely naughty girl in Sichuan Opera. The
dance, with Sichuan features, combines Chinese
dance skills with the art of Sichuan Opera. It frees classical
choreograph to make dance itself different from the others. Its
strongly accented sound of Gongs and drums, beautiful historical
drama costume, clear and lively melody, as well as the dances’
beautiful postures and movements replicate the charm of songs and
dances of Chengdu style and character of the lively pretty Sichuan
Acrobatics: Roller Skating
On November, 2006, the program won
the first Prize of Bashu Literature and Art at Sichuan Acrobatic
Contest. Two girls in roller skates give breathtaking and
stimulating Performance. There are many difficult movements, such
as lifting up , whirling, flying-swallow, shutting back and forth
among vases, rolling in the air, etc. It shows the girls’ beauty
of graceful figures.
Finger shadow show: In the Moment This is amazing! The
finger master is one of the best in China. She uses her two
dexterous hands to make hundreds of life-like and stunning shadow
Sichuan Opera: Fire-eat and Face
Change A must see during
any visit to Sichuan—luckily, though, we’ve brought it to you!
This opera performer is specially trained in the age-old craft of
fire eating and face changing. He can change elaborate designs in
the masks he wears in split seconds, between turns and miniscule
Dance: Tradition Chinese Fan Dance The fan is an integral part of
Chinese tradition. Used in all levels of society, the fan has
found a permanent place in Chinese dance. These performers are
particularly versatile in their mastery of Chinese fan dancing.
Dance: Love song from Kanding.
Kanding is a county in Sichuan province with a very large
population of Tibetans. This song and dance presents their
significant culture. It describes both love and life on the
sweeping Tibetan plateau. It is an ode to sunny days, mountain
winds, and grazing cattle. It is a song about happiness.