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Asia. Asian Cultural Dancing. Asia lies by the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Three out of every 5 people on the planet live in Asia. China is the most populous country with over 1 billion people, India is second and Indonesia is fourth (the US is third). Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home showcases Chinese culture through a detailed examination of a family residence located in the Anhui province of East China. Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize was established to honor the outstanding work of individuals or groups/organizations to preserve and create unique and diverse cultures of Asia.

Sep 23, 2012 · Dunhuang Dance, a dance influenced by Buddhism and the images of Buddha, originated from the province of Gansu in West China. This is the gateway between China and Central Asia, Middle East and Europe. It is through this gateway, known as the 'Silk Road', that saw the introduction of the new culture, arts, trades, and religion to China.Reviews: 20. This category is for dances common to several cultures of Asia, for undecided ethnicity, or; for cultures with only 1-2 articles, in order not to make very small categories.

May 27, 2015 · The earliest East Asian immigrants often had a difficult journey making their way to the United States. Many carried little with them but the cultural traditions they knew, such as language, stories, religious customs, foodways, music, song, and . South Asian arts - South Asian arts - Dance and theatre: Theatre and dance in South Asia stem principally from Indian tradition. The principles of aesthetics and gesture language in the Natya-shastra, a 2,000-year-old Sanskrit treatise on dramaturgy, have been the mainstay of all the traditional dancers and actors in India. Even folk performers follow some of its conventions; e.g., the Kandyan.