Over the years the Chinese government and Universities have been collecting folklore stories and songs from all over China since This Collection now boasts over 1.
Lu-San, Daughter of Heaven. Book of Norwegian fairytales and one of the finest creations to emerge from the golden age of illustration…. The Nian According to ancient legend, a fearsome creature known as the Nian once roamed the land. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Because of this he took eleventh place.
Even though local tradition varies on how the different ethnic groups around China classify these narratives they can be classified many different groups that are to be sung or to be spoken. These include folk songs categorized as epics Shishi , and naritive poems Xushishi similar to long ballads or lyrical fairy tales.
There are also wedding songs kujiage , drinking songs jiuge , love songs quingge , and work songs laodongge. As Well as the Spoken narritives such as folktales minjian gushi , myths shenhua , legends chuanshuo , animal tales dongwu gushi and many more different styles of stories.
China has a rich written history of folksongs dating back to the 5 th century BC. There is also a large collections of folksongs called the Feng Menglong that date back to the Ming Dynasty AD. These folk songs have been incorporated in to modern films, orchestral music, and other new types of media.
Mythology in China has been gathered from the 56 officially recognized ethnic groups that are recognized by the current Chinese government. These include myths about: Creation, legend, Religion, deities and mythological figures, cosmology, mythical places, plants, substances, and creatures such as abstract omens the four friends: chaos, gluttony, ignorance, deviousness , birds, dragons, fish like, humanoid, mammalian, simian, snake like and reptilian.
The Chinese Dragon — considered to be the most powerful and divine creature as well as the controller of the waters.
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