Dongxiang folk songs: Sung by the pure Shiqi dialect or Dongxiang dialect, Dongxiang folk songs have various types such as narrative songs, songs of signing for love, folk custom songs, farewell songs, songs of female servant accompanying bride to husband¡¯s home, keening songs. On different occasions and circumstances, Dongxiang villagers would like to express their inner feelings through their own folk songs.
Rooted in profound South China culture, Dongxiang folk songs have sound civil foundation. Through the creation, singing and dissemination of the folk artists from generation by generation, Dongxiang folk songs have come down to modern times. In recent years, a group of old folk artists have done a lot of note-keeping, arranging and recording work for Dongxiang folk songs, making great contribution to the inheritance and development of Dongxiang folk songs. However, since the old generation of folk artists are gradually advanced in age or gradually pass away, and the younger generations lack the enthusiasm of inheritance, Dongxiang folk songs have been in an endangered state.Go Back