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Dai Ailian: Champion of China鈥檚 Traditional Folk Dances  

cctv.com 08-06-2004 16:36


鈥淏allet is my work, while folk dance is my greatest pleasure.鈥 Born in the West Indies, and trained in ballet in England, Dai Ailian is one of China鈥檚 premier dance icons. She has made extraordinary impact in art and culture in China by bringing Western dance to China, but when she first arrived, she didn鈥檛 even speak a word of Chinese.

鈥淏allet is my work, while folk dance is my greatest pleasure.鈥



Born in the West Indies, and trained in ballet in England, Dai Ailian is one of China鈥檚 premier dance icons. She has made extraordinary impact in art and culture in China by bringing Western dance to China, but when she first arrived, she didn鈥檛 even speak a word of Chinese.

Editor:Xiang  Source:CCTV.com


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