Gong & Drum Grass

  The popularity of gong & drum grass results from labor by people living in Southern Shaanxi region. It is a form of folk arts combining working and singing and got its name from the movements when people pluck up weeds. It should be performed quickly, and for fear not catching up with the pace some people trot, towing their hoes. In a word, gong& drum grass is formed and popularized in productive labor. It halted during the Cultural Revolution, but with the implementation of the responsibility system in recent years, “helpers” is booming again in mountainous region. Therefore it naturally rallies its forces with the potential to revitalize.