• Abstract

    Nestled in the southwestern region of China, Yunnan Province boasts a cultural tapestry that is as diverse and colorful as its breathtaking landscapes. Among its many cultural treasures, the Huadengxi Chinese folk song shine, as a testament to the rich artistic heritage that has thrived in this region for centuries. The objective of this study is to review the present state of Huadengxi Chinese folk songs in Yunnan Province. Five key informants, with extensive knowledge and experience in Huadengxi, provided valuable insights. The data collected included observation forms, interview forms, and questionnaires, with a multidimensional approach encompassing document data, music data, audio data, and video data. This research sheds light on recent innovations, the historical evolution of Huadengxi, and its integration into educational institutions. This finding underscores the significance of preserving this traditional art form and promoting it within the educational landscape. As an era of global cultural diversity unfolds, understanding the challenges and successes of preserving and advancing traditional art forms such as Huadengxi is of paramount importance.

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Liu, S., & Chuangprakhon, S. (2024). Reviewing the current situation of Huadengxi Chinese folk songs in Yunnan Province. Multidisciplinary Reviews, 7(5), 2024109. https://doi.org/10.31893/multirev.2024109
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