Can you swim in the river with a single bamboo? The post-95 girl “drifts alone” with great skill
“Post-95″ girl performance” “Water Ballet” dances as light as a “flying swallow”
Stepping on a long bamboo tube, wearing gorgeous performance costumes, sometimes “little waves” on the water, and sometimes dance lightly. Unconsciously exclaimed “Fairy Going Down” and “Bibo Fairy”.
Recently, ” The post-95″ Guizhou girl Yang Liu wearing a performance costume “a reed crossing the river” and “water ballet” videos are all over the Internet, and some foreign netizens have asked: “What Chinese Kung Fu is this?”
24 years old Yangliu is a native of Zunyi, Guizhou. Above the water, she stepped on a bamboo tube and held a bamboo pole to show her various stunts such as “flying swallows on the water”, “swallows exploring the sea” and “water hula hoop”.
“This is called The dubamboo, also known as the canoe, is a folk skill in northern Guizhou that originated in the Chishui River Basin.” Yang Liu told reporters that the early dubamboo drift was a means of transportation for people living in the Chishui River Basin to communicate with each other. Today, Has become a sport and performance project.
Xia practiced Sanfu and winter practiced Sanjiu “Bibo Fairy” for 17 years.
When I was a child, Yangliu was relatively thin and weak. In order to keep fit, Yangliu’s grandma began to take her with her. Practice solo drifting.
“My 7 I started practicing at the age of 20. When I first started practicing, I would often fall into the water, climb up the bamboo poles, and then fall into the water again.” Yang Liu recalled that after three years of practice, it was cold in winter and exposed to the sun in summer. It was only after countless drops of water. Gradually master the basic skills.
The bamboo tube floating on the water is wet and slippery, and it is not easy to stand firm. Liu Tianjian, Yangliu’s partner, said that you must learn to swim first, then practice standing up repeatedly, and finally practice various movements and the skills of acting in complex water conditions.
In order to master more For many unique bamboo floating techniques, Yangliu will practice various difficult movements on a 9-meter long bamboo tube with a diameter of about 15 cm. During the practice, she didn’t know how many times she fell. Often the old injuries were not healed and new ones were added. There are still scars on her body from the falls during practice.
“Not once Just ten times, if ten times is not enough, then a hundred times, the wound will always heal.” Recalling the days of practicing solo bamboo floats, Yang Liu said that he couldn’t remember how many times he fell on bamboo, nor how many rivers and water he practiced. However, more than 50 bamboo tubes have been replaced with great care.
After day-to-day practice, Yangliu and Duzhu Drift have gradually become “good friends”. Yangliu told reporters that Du Zhu Diao is the “friend” who accompany him when he grows up, runs in with him the most, and accompanies him the most.
Innovate in the tradition to continue to add to “duozhu float”
With the continuous proficiency of technology, the traditional skills of the single bamboo float can no longer satisfy Yangliu, she and her family After the exchange of friends, innovative ideas gradually emerged.
“Many people Saying that the solo float looks very novel at first glance, but later you will feel that it is just scratching on it.” Yang Liu said, grandma put forward an idea at the time, saying that I practiced solo float and dance since I was a child. You can combine the dance with the single bamboo float to create a new form of display.
Yangliu, inspired by her grandma, began to try to combine dance with the solo bamboo float performance. Slowly, she added dance, Hanfu, music, opera elements, etc. to the Duzhu float.
“She is a talented and hardworking child.” Xu Xiaomei, Yangliu’s opera teacher, told reporters that the integration of intangible cultural heritage and national culture is a good inheritance and innovation for both, and it can also attract more young people to understand and participate in it.
Kungfu pays off. In Yangliu’s hard day-to-day practice, she finally successfully combined these “additions” with the unique bamboo float. Every time she performed on the water, the audience was “in front of her eyes”. It’s bright and eye-opening.”
The dream of “Bibo Fairy”: Let Duzhu Drift “drift” to the world
“As a young generation, I hope that more people will know Duzhu Drift and like Duzhu Drift. “Yang Liu told reporters that as the inheritor of Guizhou Province’s intangible cultural heritage-Duzhu Drift, she has been thinking about how to make Duzhu Drift known to more people.
In 2020, At the suggestion of a friend, Yangliu registered a short video platform and posted his own video on it. In a short period of time, Yang Liu’s fans have doubled. Through the Internet, she and Du Zhu Piao have been known and liked by more people.
“Actually, I had the idea of giving up, and there were many times I couldn’t stick to it, because in the process of insisting on independent bamboo drifting, it takes a lot of manpower and financial resources to complete it.” After becoming popular on the Internet In reality, Yangliu also has its own troubles.
“At the beginning , Venues, bamboo tubes, funds, etc. are all big problems.” Yang Liu’s mother Hu Guorong said that after Xinpu New District has coordinated a fixed practice field for Yangliu, there is no longer any need to worry about where to practice, but the purchase of bamboo tubes , The equipment and consumables needed for shooting also need funds. At present, it is Yang Liu who goes out to do some performances to maintain the expenses.
Despite all the difficulties, as long as it talks about solitary bamboo drifting, Yangliu’s tired eyes will always have a gleam of brilliance. “No matter how hard it is, I will try my best to develop Duzhu Drift, because Duzhu Drift is not only my dream, but also my grandma’s dream.” Yang Liu said, hoping that more young people will come to me to learn together. Innovate, and carry forward the Dolly Bamboo Drift even better.
“Now, Drifting has become an inseparable part of my life.” Yang Liu said, “Drifting” life is my choice, but also my responsibility and mission. I must continue to pass on Drifting to go abroad. ,head to the World.