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Dance Forms of the Statues in Yungang Grottoes

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.020708 | Downloads: 4 | Views: 460


Zhao Meng 1, Li Jia 2


1 School of Music, Shanxi University, Shanxi, China; Krirk University, Bangkok, Thailand
2 College of Music, Shanxi Normal University, Shanxi, China

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Zhao Meng


Yungang Grottoes are a famous cluster of grottoes in China with a long history and rich cultural accumulation behind. The dance forms in the Yungang Grottoes represent the development characteristics of different historical periods. The study of them is of great significance and influence for our art development, history research, as well as the exchange and discussion of Chinese and Western cultures. Starting from the formation and development of the Yungang Grottoes, this paper briefly analyzes the influence of the formation of the Grottoes and the integration of multiple cultures. On this basis, this paper studies the grotto dance forms formed in this background. Through this research, the author hopes to make a contribution to the study of the dance forms of the statues in grottoes in Shanxi, and to contribute to the development of dance in Shanxi in the future.


Yungang Grottoes, Dance Forms, Dance in Shanxi


Zhao Meng, Li Jia, Dance Forms of the Statues in Yungang Grottoes. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 62-66. DOI:


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