Jigmi Wangdi 

In a captivating showcase of talent and cultural richness, the renowned Jiangsu Culture and Art Troupe from the People’s Republic of China mesmerised audiences at the Royal Institute of Management with two extraordinary performances on February 29 and March 1.

Bringing to life the essence of Chinese culture, the Jiangsu Culture and Art Troupe presented a diverse array of performances, including folk music, acrobatics, singing, and classical dances. This event marked a significant milestone as the first in-person visit by a Chinese cultural troupe since the Covid-19 pandemic.

The stage burst into life with vibrant colours and the melodies of traditional folk music, echoing the cultural heritage of Jiangsu and various other regions of China. Audience embarked on a captivating journey through time and space as the performers skillfully merged ancient traditions with contemporary expressions, creating a tapestry of visual and auditory delights.

One of the evening’s highlights was the awe-inspiring acrobatic stunts seamlessly integrated into the dance routines. The dancers, with their graceful movements and astonishing agility, held the audience spellbound. Spectators were treated to daring flips, gravity-defying leaps, and intricate formations showcasing the troupe’s exceptional skill and precision.

As the dancers executed their acrobatic feats effortlessly, the atmosphere in the auditorium became charged with excitement. Applause filled the venue as the audience marveled at the seamless fusion of athleticism and artistic expression, adding an extra layer of thrill to the performance and highlighting the troupe’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms.

The performers further enriched the experience by presenting a popular Bhutanese dance, leaving the audience amazed. This event served not only as a cultural exchange but also as a testament to the friendship between China and Bhutan.

Chinese cultural troupes have been making a significant impact in Bhutan, sharing unique histories, arts, and cultures from different corners of China.