Waving Dance

Waving Dance is the most representative cultural symbol of Tujia ethnic group, mainly seen in the middle and lower reaches of the Youshui river.The dance is characterized by waving hands, including “Big Waving” and “Small Waving”, which are divided by the performance form, content and scale. The main content of the dance includes human origins, myths and legends, ethnic migration, ancient warfare, hunting, slash-and-burn, productive labor, daily life, etc. Waving Dance is a living history of Tujia ethnic minority group.