Young Chinese man shows off feat with 100-kilogram blade

(People's Daily App) 17:10, November 18, 2021

In Yuncheng, the birthplace of one of China’s most famous novels “Shuihuzhuan”, or Water Margin, local martial artists would stage a special performance by lifting, swinging, rotating a traditional blade. Their swift moves make audiences forget the blade weighs around 100 kilograms.

The martial art, begun in the Qing Dynasty, has been listed as a local intangible cultural heritage in Heze, Shandong Province.

Click on the video to see the charm of their performance.

(Video source: Kuaishou, compiled by Dang Jiaxuan)

(Web editor: Zhong Wenxing, Liang Jun)


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