Huilai County folk culture, learn nine crocodile dance, crane dance, dragon dance, lion dance, Chaoz

Huilai Nine crocodile Dance: this folk dance uses the historical and cultural background of Chaoshan area to reflect the cultural factors of chaoshan. Through the artistic means of crocodile dance, it reflects the just behavior of people who dare to fight against the forces with the support of honest and honest officials. It is also a sneer and sneer at the evil power. "Dancing nine Crocodiles" is not only influential in Huilai and chaoshan area, but also a folk dance with its own style in the eyes of overseas hippers.




Folk faith (jiao Jiao) : "Jiao Jiao jiao" also known as "Jian Jiao", founded in the middle of the Qing Dynasty, is a unique hui Lai folk temple activities. Every ten years held a pious, ceremoniously set up qing altar worship god in the form of praying for peace and prosperity, grain and prosperity, business is thriving, inheritance and continuation in Huilai territory, more than 280 years ago.




Crane dance of Kuitan Town: Crane dance of Kuitan town, Huilai County, is a local folk dance with a long history. Crane is the folk festival and auspicious things, there are cranes standing chicken flock, crane hair tong yan, pine crane prolonging life and auspicious crane zhao good harvest said. During the Spring Festival, Lantern Festival and festive days, often in the community square, streets and other venues. Its style is graceful, colorful, vigorous and lively, especially to the night performance is more spectacular, loved by the masses.




The dance originated from a local folklore. According to legend, there was an ancient village repeatedly by a nearby evil law of the demon king wreaked havoc, the villagers unbearable suffering. In order to save Li ordinary people, an immortal fought with evil spirits for seven days and seven nights, and finally won the battle. In order to commend the feat of the fairy and congratulate the villagers on peace and harmony, the God sent seven white cranes with auspicious flowers in their mouths to fly to the mountains where the fairy lived to celebrate. Later, the Su family took its legend as the theme of creation and formed a group dance called "Ruihe Offering treasure". At the end of the performance, the dancers stood in a circle with seven white cranes among them. They said: "Qi He may cause problems."


Jing seascape screen (floating color) : or live scenery, hidden scenery, beautiful scenery screen. Is a square tour exhibition type plastic art. To play the scene as the content, the characters played by children, with certain scenery. Real person (so called live scene) false scene fixed shape, constitute a certain theme of the landscape. Tour exhibition or accompanied by gongs and drums, more style, become the top of the Spring Festival or grand festival program. Jinghai town has zhang, Lin, Zeng three surnames, famous for landscape, from generation to generation. Jinghai scenery screen (floating color) has a history of more than 200 years. That is, the annual beauty tour led by Tiangang is held every off-year, which means to commemorate huilai jiashen year of the county for benevolence. Han Yangxiong "Tai Xuan Duan" "Geng Xin Jin: Jia Duan Ren also." Fan Wang notes: "Geng yi also, jia Ren also." Ye Ziqi notes: "Geng belongs to gold for righteousness, jia belongs to wood for benevolence." A take the meaning of harmony rende, hope jinghai rende world, people enjoy the grace of rende. The ruler is benevolent, the subject is also benevolent, and the two coexist harmoniously.





In the preparation of the celebration of the 300th anniversary of Huilai county, Jinghai artists learned the skills of foreign masters and participated in the celebration by making screenshots. Since then, this project has been retained in every god games, festivals and temple fairs, and continued directly to the founding of the People's Republic of China. Due to specific historical reasons, it was suspended for nearly 10 years from the end of the 1950s to the middle of the 1970s. Since the reform and opening up, the project has been carried forward, and many modern technology and equipment have been added to make the screen more spectacular and attractive, mysterious and breathtaking, and beautiful.


Chaozhou music: In the early period of the Republic of China, there were Confucian music clubs in the county, also known as Xianjian and Yue Clubs. They were people who could play and play together in their spare time. County has "yi Qing community" music class. In 1947, the "Tao Qing Society" was founded, which was a small group for those who were proficient in and fond of pop music, and played the role of accumulating and arranging music scores.





Dialect songs: Chaozhou songbook is a long narrative poem in the form of Chaoshan dialect. Singing book, according to the song book singing, singing melodious sweet. The listener listens to the music while doing the work in hand. The singing book is only recited by the singer, seven words, five words, plain rhyme, four one rhyme, no music accompaniment.


Sing fishing songs: the content of fishing songs reflects the life and production of fishermen. In 1958, the amateur troupe of Shenquan town had arranged many fishing songs, among which "Singing new fishing Village" had participated in shantou district folk song gathering.



Big luogu: big luogu, for huilai County during the Spring Festival for parades and performances of recreational activities. A group of big gongs and drums can be composed of up to hundreds of people, the head and tail can be placed 1~2 li. In front of the flag fluttering, after the drums sonorous, melodious silk and bamboo. When gongs and drums are performed, the front of the team hangs a red banner with a green bamboo, with gold characters "Peaceful country and peaceful people". Then the flag team, shoulder flag, a group of dozens of people, more than a hundred people, slowly forward. It was followed by a band with 24 big gongs (some as many as 32), 8 deep cymbals and 10 conch shells.


Ao wu: called wu Ao in local dialect, ao fish is made of bamboo, wood and cloth. It is 3 feet long and has a dragon head. The dancer waved the fish. There are 5 only. In the accompaniment of gongs and drums, there are chasing, wearing flowers, jumping diameter, jumping longmen, biting, Shouting and other movements.





Lion dance: Dance tiger lion in dialect. Huilai County Spring Festival to Lantern Festival has the habit of lion dance. The body of the lion was a yellow cloth of nearly ten feet, and the tail was a tuft of fragrant kenaf silk. Dance, one person in front of the lion dance head, one bent down to dance lion tail, according to the beat of gongs and drums performance. Action demeanor rational hair, licking back, scratching, sleepy and so on.





There is also a kind of "stilt tiger lion", because the local habit is to read the liger tiger lion, and dance on stilts, so called "stilt tiger lion". The stilt Tiger lion Dance in Jilong Village, Donglong Town, Huilai County, is a traditional dance with a history of 300 years. It is named after the prototype of the cat liger. The dancers walk on stilts and add a masked lioness. After the lion dance, there are martial arts performances, mostly the true martial arts of the Southern school, such as fist, stick, fork, double sword and double mace. Some even perform thrilling jumps into rings of fire. According to legend, ligers can ward off evil spirits. Therefore, whenever the Spring Festival, the local people will dance this dance, wish the New Year auspicious and safe association. In addition, to create a strong atmosphere, the dance enriched the martial arts performance. The combination of the two, both fierce, funny, liger dance, and strong and powerful martial arts; It has a 2-meter-high dance shape and a circle of martial arts scenes, creating an attractive three-dimensional effect.


Dragon dance: dialect called Dragon dance. Huilai County dragon dance, began in the Qing Xianfeng years. Qingshan township crab village and Kuitan town of Changchun village, there is a dance "double dragons grab treasure" program. During the Reign of Emperor Guangxu, The Dragon dance team was organized in Yingnei Village, Huicheng Town. Since then, the dragon dance has been held every Year during the Spring Festival. Dragon is made of bamboo, wood, cloth, color painting, nine or eleven sections for a dragon, drum, gong and cymbals accompaniment. The movements are reversed belly, rolling, jumping longmen, chasing beads and so on.




Yingsong and Dance: Huilaiying Song and Dance, a group of Yingsong is roughly divided into vigorous and vigorous buckles for the "front shed"; The colorful opera is "Hind gate". Set dance, opera in one.