Dancing in China
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Chinese grannies dancing in public

Over the past years, the team from the BBC's Beijing bureau have been to almost every city in China.

And nearly everywhere they go, they stumble upon a Guang Chang Wu - roughly translated as "Public Square Dance".

Night and day, across this vast country, in any open space to which city folk have easy access, dozens, perhaps hundreds of people, mostly women, lose themselves in a fury of dance.

Here is some of the footage the BBC team have picked up on their travels - from the revolutionary city of Yan'an, to the metropolitan city of Chongqing, as well as the far western city of Kashgar in Xinjiang.

  • 12 Dec 2013
  • From the section Asia
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