“Cloud” enjoy folk | dingxi min county “when dance”

2022-05-10 0 By

As an ancient folk dance, “Badang dance” in Minxian County, Dingxi, is the crystallization of the long-term labor and wisdom of the Tibetan people, with great regional and ethnic characteristics. It not only retains the primitive and wild beauty of ancient times, but also is full of the beauty of rhythm and rhythm of dance, which is full of masculinity.Min county “when dance” is a kind of ancient qiang han, qiang people mouth to sing (part becomes Tibetan), hand drum “when” march in step and a kind of ancient qiang people ancient folk dance “mountain temple fair”, because of the sacred became local ancestors’ pray for the coming year the good crop weather, the grain and make it plentiful sacrifice ritual activity.”Badang dance” contains the cultural gene of Chinese civilization, and is a living fossil of the historical development, cultural integration and evolution of ethnic groups in China’s border areas.In 2011, batang dance was approved by The State Council to be included in the third batch of national intangible cultural Heritage list.In 2019, the List of Representative Protected Units of National Intangible Cultural Heritage was published, and Minxian Cultural Center obtained the qualification of protected units of “Badang Dance” project.In 2005, “Badang Dance” participated in the provincial Spring Festival Gala and was well received.Since then, “Badang Dance” appeared in various artistic performances and was deeply loved by the audience.In September 2014, “Badang Dance”, as the only play in our province, participated in the 12th Chinese Folk Art Shanhua Award. It stood out from the fierce competition with its unique rhythm and melody, unique regional style, distinctive national characteristics and superb stage performance.The main props in “Badang dance” are “badang”, which is a kind of musical instrument created by the ancient people in primitive society to imitate the sound, shape and image. It is specially made of deerskin or sheepskin.It is earlier than Tanggu, hang drum, waist drum and fan drum. Its diameter is about one in every village such as Guzhuang of Zhongzhai, Genzhalu and Qiaogou etc.From the textual research, “Batang” has many years of history.In ancient times, “Badang” is the god’s thing, very noble, every year only used in the Spring Festival dance, the rest of the time hanging on the wall, do not knock at will, otherwise it will disturb the gods, harm to the world.In “Badang dance”, the most important figure is “Chunba”.”Chunba” is the specially trained leader dancers, they are the inheritors, inheritors and teachers of this ancient culture, each stockade selected one, handed down from generation to generation.”Chunba” is the core of “Batang dance”. Before taking office, they must receive strict training of “Batang Dance” in Tibetan and footwork.Do a good job in training “spring,” spring is the important responsibilities of a year starting from the lunar day, “spring,” the stockade families man summoned to division of labor, respectively, to teach dance, banging on the technique of “when” and some of the lyrics, to rehearse for “when dance”, from then on, the annual grand celebration began.The process of “Badang dance” is roughly composed of three parts: “anchoring the field”, “respecting the mountain god” and “pulling the knot”.”Anchang” is the first part of the “Badang dance”. Under the leadership of “Chunba”, the men from the village shake the “badang drum” with long handle, sing the ancient qiang dance, and step on various steps, and start to dance and sing to their hearts’ hearts.In the stage of anchang, the most common steps are straight steps, Chunpa Yang, Chunpa Yang sa, Nanzhi Yang sa, xiongba, nanpu Ma Tan, Aoyang, gu Ai, sa ai and so on.A footwork, a singing style, solemn, passionate, full of mystery.After the installation, “Worship the mountain god”.”Worship the mountain god” is the most important part of “batang dance”. At this stage, “Chunba” lights a fire and leads the dancers to “worship the five sides”, then dance to their hearts’ hearts under the newly set swing.The footwork of “respecting the mountain God” is different from that of “anchang”, mainly including Aonaiyangsa, Aoda, Shamuyang and AoYouyou.The footwork of “Badang dance” follows the “tage” of the Tang and Song dynasties. The dance performance has a strong aesthetic sense with a bright and vigorous rhythm.The original and ancient singing style, melodious songs, rich lyric interest, is the local qiang, Tibetan, Han ethnic groups unity, sincere feelings of the concentrated expression.After the worship of the mountain god, there is the “Pulling festival le”, which is the third part of the “Batang Dance”. All the dancers begin to eat, drink, drink tea, and sing together in Tibetan.At the same time, they also sing wine song, tea song, onlookers also participate in the crowd, or clap hands, or sing, Tibetan and Chinese mixed, majestic, very spectacular.Source: Micro tour gansu