"Taohuadai"(asking for colorful bands) is performed on the night of the "Lusheng Festival".
"Lusheng"(a reed-pipe wind instrument) and "Bronze Drum"dances are of this kind.
The lusheng dance varies according to nationality.
The love expression today by playing a lusheng is similar with that 3,000 years ago.
The Miao and Dong people make their resonator with wooden plates;
a legend says that the lusheng (a reed-pipe wind instrument) of the Miao ethnic group was made from the shape of a duck.
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While Yi and Lahu nationalities use Hulu (gourd) as resonator, so their instrument is called "Hulusheng".
The Lahu ethnic group usually entertain themselves with "Hulusheng"dance.
By then, all villagers, led by revered elders and lusheng rhythm,
for the lusheng by Dong Dangan (Moonlight Emerges); and for the horse-headed zither by Xin Huguang (Refreshing Spring Water).
according to Miao customs, it is important for the youth to play the lusheng and dance in choosing lovers.
This is a traditional festival of the Miao people in the southeastern Guizhou. It falls on the13 th to the16 th of the2 nd lunar month.
The lusheng dance of the Miao ethnic group demands more tunes and more skillful dancers.
such as "Girls, Please Give Your Beautiful Band to Me"or "Please Tie the Colorful Band onto Lusheng, and We are Happy Together".
Different tunes have different meanings and are played in different circumstances.