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Ballet

The Red Detachment of Women, the White-haired Girl, Butterfly Lovers and Raise the Red Lantern... Chinese ballet has been on the road for about 50 years, a time that began with the founding of the Beijing Dance Academy in 1954 and the Central Ballet Troupe of China in 1959.

Ballet

During this half-century exploration of grace, Chinese people have come to a great understanding of what was previously an exclusively Western art form. Presently, a great number of ballet dancers and choreographers are trying to bring the world an understanding of Chinese ballet, and to use this western art to tell Chinese stories.