Exhibition puts spotlight on ethnic culture -
Students from Beijing Dance Academy perform dance movements of Mongolian ethnic groups. [Photo provided to China Daily]

With students of Beijing Dance Academy performing work by Uygur and Mongolian ethnic groups, an exhibition, titled Boundaryless Dancing, opened at Rose Bud Art Center in Beijing's 798 Art Zone on Nov 7.

The weeklong exhibition, with installations, photos, graphics, music and performances, showcases the development and achievement of Chinese ethnic folk dance at the Beijing Dance Academy since it was established in 1954.

According to Huang Yihua, a professor of Beijing Dance Academy's Chinese ethnic folk dance department, since the establishment of Beijing Dance Academy in 1954, Chinese ethnic folk dance has been built up as an academic major. Based on Chinese traditional and ethnic folk dance culture, the department has developed Chinese folk dance teaching system and has been promoting cultural exchange programs of Chinese folk dance worldwide.