The variety show The Oriental Beauty in Blossom is performed by artists from the China Oriental Song and Dance Troupe. Centered on the theme of “moon”, the stage recreates classical Chinese architecture and a mesmerizing festive atmosphere. Audiences are able to connect with the heartwarming emotions and receive the good wishes transcending time and space.
- Dance：Blossoming Jasmine
Scenarists: Zhou Liya and Liu Cui
Performers: Wang Haitian, Yu Yang, Yuan Jiaying, and Lu Shiyao et al.
In the rhythm with the strong style of the Riverside towns in South China, it shows Chinese symbols with flexible exquisiteness. They are so charming and comes with lightness。
- Dance：The Rats Fight and Frolic
Scenarist: Chen Rui
Performers: Zhao Xinglong, Zhang Junhe, He Zhongda, Ding Taicong and Xiao Jinyu
Five rats compete with each other, making fun with different forms. They perform different phenomena in the world and forget the past with smiles.
- Instrumental music performance： The Sing of the Sun and Moon by Guzheng
Composer: Deng Yiqun
Orchestrator: Qu Dawei
Guzheng: Zhao Jienan
Piano: Qu Dawei
Percussion music: Chen Wei
The track shows tenderness of determined people in the Chinese classical culture through the powerful performance of folk music.
- Opera dance ：Elegance of Peking Opera
Scenarists: Liu Cui, Li Dongzi and Teng Yu
The male Dan: Sun Gen
Martial role: Wen Chang
Performers: Gong Ying, Cheng Xiaoyuan, Han Xu, and Wang Zichen et al.
The woman’s character（a male in female disguise） in traditional opera is elegant, luxury, dignified, and graceful. It is as luxuriant as stamens of peonies and it is as magnificent as rainbow-colored and feathered costumes!
- Dance:The Rabbit Invites the Moon
Scenarist: Liu Cui
Performers: Wang Jing, Sun Peng, Wang Zupeng, and He Zhongda
The rabbits invite the moon with the light shadow and lingering below the moon. The flower and the leaf decorate the hall in spring, we shall accompany each other through this life.
- Magic: Be Extremely Delighted
Scenarist: Qu Lei
Performers: Qu Lei and Cui Rongwei
In the skillful changes, the costumes with the Chinese style, colors and affections of the Mid-Autumn Festival link together to create a beautiful scene of family reunion under the full moon.
- Dance:The Rooster Reincarnates
Scenarist: Liu Cui
Performer: Meng Qingyang
The rooster stands proudly with the magical charm! It crows to arouse brilliance of the orient! It guides the arrival of auspicious sign and makes the world feel amazing!
- Dance ：Raising the Wine Cup and Ask the Blue Sky
Scenarist: He Lishan
Performers: Sun Gen, Zhang Han, Arman and Wang Xiaoxuan et al.
It comes from the Prelude to Water Melody of Su Shi, a ci poet in the Song Dynasty. With the classical dance of Chinese ink painting elements, it transfers the affection of inviting the moon with drinks.
- Song：The Moon & Birds in Haziness
Lyricist: Qiong Yao
Composer: Gu Yue
Performer: Xu Jingjing
The moon & birds in haziness
Glowworms lighten the night sky.
The mountains & birds in haziness
Autumn insects are whispering.
Flowers & night in haziness
Night breeze knocks at the curtain.
Lamps & people in haziness
It hopes to fall asleep together.
- Dance： National Beauty and Heavenly Fragrance
Scenarist: Liu Cui
Performers: Meng Qingyang, Guan Jie, Shan Yu, Yan Fengyu and Wang Yiting et al.
The program restores the image of the maidens in the Portrait of a Flower-wearing Maid in a panoramic way，revealing the magnificent and luxury scenery of the flourishing Tang Dynasty.
- String music sextet ：Elixir of Love
Performer: China National Symphony Orchestra
The cheerful and light rhythm shows the happy scene of light dance in flowers below the moon, expressing the best wish of successfulness of the mortal world.
- Percussion music and dance：The Horses Gallop in the Clouds
Scenarist: Shen Chen
Performers: Zeng Ming, Chen Rui, Sun Gen, Yang Yipeng, Cui Rongwei, Xiao Jinyu, Ding Taicong, and Pang Guanyu et al.
The sun rises in the east and the horses gallop! Heads held high and hooves beating against the ground, they cross the mountains, as if chasing the wind, the sun and the clouds!
Presented by: China Oriental Performing Arts Group Co.,Ltd
Performer: China Oriental Song and Dance Troupe
Producer: Jing Xiaoyong
Senior producer: Gao Ai
Supervisors: Shi Ziwen, Chen Xinhua, Liu Peng and He Lishan
Directors: Liu Cui and Liu Xin
Copywriter: Xun Junrui
Translator（English）: Wang Chengze
Camera crew and post-production: Film & TV Group of Stage Art Center in China Oriental Performing Arts Group
Site: Dongyuan Theatrical Stage
Acknowledgement: Longze Wuzhou International Cultural Investment (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
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