Do you know the Dong people in southwest China's Guizhou Province have their own a capella music? The Grand Song of the Dong ethnic group is a multi-part choral singing performed without instrumental accompaniment or a leader. Singers usually mimic the sound of animals in nature. One of the most simplest and popular songs is called the song of cicadas.
The Grand Song is a Dong encyclopedia, narrating the people's history, extolling their belief in the unity of humans and nature, preserving scientific knowledge, and expressing feelings of romantic love. Watch the video to enjoy the joyful grand songs!