19 Dec 2017, 9am.
19 Dec 2017, 10am.
Chinese folk dance first appeared over 5000 years ago and is a by-product of long historical development and profound artistic culture. Its origin lies mainly in the movements and dance reflecting people's daily life, festival activities and customs.
Dynamic Yunnan is a worldwide famous grand, original ethnic dance musical. It fuses beauty of Yunnan ethnic minorities dance and songs with the power of modern stage exhibition. Through the artistic director's reorganization and recreation of the essence of traditional songs and dance with the most classic style of folk dance, the richness of the culture of Yunnan minorities is born again on stage with startling effects.
An extraordinary sense of Impression of Yunnan (Yunnan Yingxiang) is brought to the audience through the exhibition of the clashed effect between the classic and original ethnic songs and dance and modern dance choreography. This is the first production produced, directed and choreographed by the famous dancer, Yang Liping.
- Original characteristics of ethnic folk songs and dances
- Real costumes and actual ways of life of the minorities of Yunnan province
- Real bullheads, Tibetan praying stones (Mani stone) and Buddhist praying wheels on stage
- Performed by 68 drums with the original ethnic beats and rhythms. Decorated with more than 120 unique masks in Yunnan minorities style
- Around 100% of the performers are genuine Yunnan ethnic minorities who left their villages to participate in the troupe
- Dynamic Yunnan's lighting, music and stage design together created a 3-dimensional, imaginative and surreal stage setting for the audience
Approximately 2 hours
(20 minutes interval)
Rating / Age Limit
- No admission for infants in arms and children below 7 years old
- Children 7 years and above must purchase ticket for entry
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance
Late Seating Advisory:
- You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time
- No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced
- Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance
Photography / Video Recording Rules
- No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is permitted for this event