Young Dancer Earns Praise for Performance on Popular Talent Show

December 6, 2018  Editor: Yang Peng
Young Dancer Earns Praise for Performance on Popular Talent Show
Hanikezi performs at the talent contest 'The Chinese Youth' on November 30. [China Youth Daily]

 

A young dancer from Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, recently become an internet celebrity after staging a performance at a national talent show.

Hanikezi, 22, participated in The Chinese Youth, a popular Chinese culture-themed program broadcast by online video platform iQiyi, on November 30.

Dressed as a famous flying deity that features in the historic Dunhuang Cave frescoes, in northwest China's Gansu Province, she left a deep impression on audiences with her graceful movements.

After watching Hanikezi's performance, netizens conducted heated discussions on social media.

Some of them praised her as a "real-life fairy", saying that her performance ignited their desire to travel to Dunhuang in future.

(Source: China Youth Daily / Translated and edited by Women of China)

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