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    In order for the general public of Free China to have a better knowledge and interest in Traditional Chinese Folk Dance, A group of prominent Chinese traditional dancing schools in Taiwan sponsored a Chinese Traditional Folk Dance Demonstration to coincide with the Chinese New Year season.

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    LS, MS A group of girl students from the Taipei Dramatic Dancing School performed a Old Chinese dance called "Offerings by angels".



    MS, MCU A senior student from the same school did a solo number called the "Sword Dance". Miss Lee Shu-fun demonstrated the old traditional fashion as how the sword dance should be performed.



    LS, MS Some??? the audience that packed the stadium to see this unusual dance demonstration.



    MS, MCU Young Miss Chou Mei-ling, in her version of the "Drum Dance" a war chant in the older days.



    MS, MCU, CU The very young Miss Wong Ching-chi from the National Dancing Academy, performed the "Bell Dance", her graceful and timely movements won great cheers.



    LS, MS "The Tibet Dance" was performed by a group of students from the Central Dancing School.




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    Background: In order for the general public of Free China to have a better knowledge and interest in Traditional Chinese Folk Dance, A group of prominent Chinese traditional dancing schools in Taiwan sponsored a Chinese Traditional Folk Dance Demonstration to coincide with the Chinese New Year season. The affair was taken placed at the Taipei Tri-Service Stadium before a packed audience on February 10th, and various type of old Chinese dances were preformed to the enthusiastic applause of thousands of onlookers. Younger children dancers were the main characters throughout the two hours long demonstration, and they have won the hearts of all the adult attenders who came to the entertaining dance programmes.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1RQN5BJSSRJ025L6U60HXNGSZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1RQN5BJSSRJ025L6U60HXNGSZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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