Hui Fong Dance Group, a professional dance studio, was established in 1991, whose members in the past two decades have dedicated themselves to promoting Hakka folk dance domestically and internationally. Members of Hui Fong have often collected and recorded ingredients of Hakka culture, including Hakka folk songs and dances. Hui Fong Dance Group has not only given quite a few dance tours here in Taiwan every year, but also been invited to perform in International Dance Festivals in other countries, such as Japan, Spain, USA , and Czech Republic, which has successfully brought Taiwanese-Hakka dance to international stages.
Even though Hui Fong Dance Group is not a large dance studio, it still has some dedicated dancers and choreographers of Hui Fong Dance Group have also systematically presented quite a few series of Hakka folk dances. For example, "The Grand Voyage of Hakka", a five-act historical dance drama, interprets the feelings and life of early Hakka immigrants who crossed the dangerous strait from mainland China to Taiwan by Hakka-style folk dance. Moreover, Hui Fong Dance Group also choreographed a series of Hakka nursery rhyme dances, Hakka dance dramas, and Hakka musicals. All of these dances and dramas have been performed on tour to different schools, concert halls, and culture centers all over Taiwan and have received a lot of enthusiastic and encouraging responses. In addition, Hui Fong Dance Group has won quite a lot national awards and also gained international recognition. For instance, Hui Fong Dance Group was invited to perform in Vallablabca (Huelva) Festival international de danzas 2001, in The Las Vegas VII Annual World Folk Festival 2010, and then in The Písek XX International Folk-lore Festival 2014.
In years of 2000, 2002, and 2010, Hui Fong Dance Group also won "Outstanding Performance Troupe Award" honored by Council for Cultural Affairs (CCA), Taiwan, which is the nation's highest institution for the planning and governance of the country's cultural establishments. Between 200 and 2014, Hui Fong Dance Group was also awarded as "Supported Culture and Performing Art Group" by Council for Hakka Affairs, Executive Yuan, Taiwan.
Although Hui Fong Dance Group doesn't have large budget, members of Hui Fong Dance Group have passionate enthusiasm to promote and pass down Taiwan-Hakka culture via dances and musicals. Hopefully, this cultural minority can be seen and valued here in Taiwan and all over the world.
ABOUT The Performance of "Hui Fong Dance Group :
"Paper Umbrella Impression"
"The happiness Of Peasant Family"