The role of digital museums in the dissemination of historical dance Traditions among young people

Writer : Zhi Zhang
Year : 2024

This study aims to explore the history of Chinese folk dance, taking into consideration the significance of digital museums in disseminating historical dance traditions among the youth. During the research, various types of Chinese folk dances were studied, which should be considered for spreading knowledge about them among the youth through digital museums. It was found that one of the most significant Chinese folk dances is the Yangge dance (4.3), characterized by the preservation of high technical skills and Chinese aesthetics. The Dragon dance (4.1) and Court dances (3.8) are associated with theatrical performances, facilitating the transmission of symbolic elements. The Gaguang dance (3.3) and Gochjo dance (3.1) have lesser significance as they convey the peculiarities of individual ethnic groups rather than the national culture as a whole. It was determined that the advantages of digital museums for the dissemination of folk dances include the ability to convey body movements, provide three-dimensional space, engage in interactive dances, and utilize video analytics. It was established that digital museums should ensure accuracy in preserving costumes, movements, musical accompaniment, historical chronology, and colour characteristics, thus preserving the uniqueness of historical aspects for the promotion of dance culture. The practical significance of this study lies in the potential for preserving folk dance culture through an orientation towards the capabilities of digital museums and the identification of specific elements of folk dances through concrete examples.