Dancers from Shenzhen to perform in Spring Festival Gala
A Dance team formed by 15 migrant workers from Shenzhen is set to perform in this year’s China Central Television CCTV Spring Festival Gala. The performance will be aired on February 2 on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The dance team will be performing with a grass roots band in the gala. The details of the performance are not revealed and its considered as one of the TV stations biggest show of the year. the 15 member team hails from the Fuyong Subdistrict and most of the performers are aged around 20 years old. The dancers were invited to perform in the gala show when they attended the CCTV program “I want to attend the 2011 Spring Festival Gala”
The team started out in 2008 and have join and won in several local shows and national competitions. They attracted the nation’s attention when they performed in a popular talent show in Shanghai. The CCTV gala program is watched by 700 million viewers on the eve of the Chinese New Year and become an essential part of family reunions.