Hakka Element Dance Episode 3: Oil-paper Umbrella Dance – Rain from the Sky
Instructor: Chiu Chi-han
Introduction: The Hakka oil-paper umbrella embody traditional Hakka daily life situations. In this episode, the instructor continues to introduce the style, maintenance and storage of Hakka umbrellas, and performs basic hand postures such as overlooking posture and rolling steps. These can be combined with different grips on the oil-paper umbrellas to form different combinations. The instructor demonstrates a short dance called “Rain from the Sky” in a different style, as well as giving advice on students’ practice with props and venues.