Dancers perform Nuo dance in SE China’s Fujian

Dancers display basic movements of Nuo dance in Heyuan Village of Shaowu City in southeast China’s Fujian Province, Nov. 4, 2018. Shaowu Nuo dance is an ancient folk dance with a history of more than 1,000 years. Performed with ferocious masks, Nuo dance is used to drive away devils and diseases in the sacrifice rituals, and pray for blessings from the gods. Nuo dance is considered as “the living fossil of ancient Chinese dance”. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

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