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Traditional Yi dancing in northwest Yunnan gains popularity

Updated:2017-11-18 18:16:40   

Cha Yongzhang and Zhang Yuxiang, a couple from a northwest Yunnan village, performed the traditional Yi dish-serving dancing show in Jingdong Yi Autonomous County, receiving big applauses from locals. 

The couple led a dance-performing troupe, and in the past year they led a team and staged more than 100 dish-serving dancing shows in the localities of Dali, Lijiang, Chuxiong and Jingdong in Yunnan Province.

The dish-serving dances originates in Yunnan's Nanjian Yi Autonomous County. Since its debut in the British royal court last year along with Chinese President's visit to the United Kingdom, the Yi traditional show has become increasingly popular in the province.