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Ya Yue (Yi) Dance

The Ya Yue Dance is an ancient Chinese dance performed during ceremonies. The Yi dance shown here is a procession of music and dance in memory of the great sage Confucius. The dance is usually performed only on the anniversary of Confucius' birth (September 28th), however it is occasionally performed on other important secular occasions.

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The Ya Yue Dance is an ancient Chinese dance performed during ceremonies. The Yi dance shown here is a procession of music and dance in memory of the great sage Confucius. The dance is usually performed only on the anniversary of Confucius' birth (September 28th), however it is occasionally performed on other important secular occasions.