Dance Umbrella 2007 – The Closest-The Furthest, Danced by Jin Xing

The Closest-The Furthest was part of Dance Umbrella 2007, the most important dance festival in Britain, which some feel has out-lived its time because of the high profile currently enjoyed by modern dance. In The Closest-The Furthest, Jin Xing portrays an incense ceremony and a cleansing ritual as she shares a part of the GuQin’s thousand-year history. The GuQin is a Chinese musical instrument with seven strings that is part of the zither family. Used by ancient Chinese emperors, the […]

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