China National Ethnic Song and Dance Ensemble
China National Ethnic Song and Dance Ensemble (Chinese: 中央民族歌舞团，variously translated as China Central Song and Dance Ensemble of Ethnic Groups or Central Nationalities Song and Dance Ensemble), based in Beijing, is the only national-level performance group representing China's ethnic minorities. It was founded in September 1952 by then-Premier Zhou Enlai. Today, with over 300 members representing 36 ethnic groups, it has performed in over 70 countries and gives over 100 performances each year.
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- "China Central Song and Dance Ensemble of Ethnic Groups". Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China. 2003-09-24. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
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