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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(2); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020208.

The Thought on Square Dancing Heat in China


Xia Li1, 2

Corresponding Author:
Xia Li

1. School of Management, Shinawatra University, Bangkok 12160, Thailand
2. School of Engineering and Design, Hunan Normal University, Changsha 410081, China


According to statistics, in 2017, there were about 100 million square dance enthusiasts in China. With the continuous development of the national fitness heat, square dance has become a social and cultural phenomenon and is becoming increasingly popular. It is loved by the majority of the elderly and spreads rapidly. The development of square dance is closely related to the social environment and cultural needs. It not only is beneficial to the physical fitness and entertainment, but also has a deeper meaning in maintaining social harmony and stability and improving the aesthetics of the entire people. This article attempts to elaborate on the square dance risen in the past ten years, and analyzes it from four levels, namely national policy support, the artistic feature of square dance, the impact on the physical and mental health of the elderly, and the impact on society. The author also gives advice on the current situation of square dance, and makes predictions to the development and changes of square dance.


Square dance; Artistic feature; The elder dance

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Xia Li. The Thought on Square Dancing Heat in China. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 2: 28-32. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020208.


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