'Everlasting Classics': How did people bid farewell in ancient China?

Singers Zheng Yunlong and Dai Quan presented a musical rendition of an ancient Chinese farewell poem in the latest edition of the variety show "Everlasting Classics." The lyrics were adapted from a masterpiece by Yan Shu (991–1055), a renowned Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) literary figure and politician. In the poem, Yan described a farewell scene and expressed his longing for his parting friend. 

The fifth season of "Everlasting Classics" premiered on China Central Television on April 3, 2022. The show has gained popularity since its first season in 2018 by interpreting traditional Chinese literature and poetry in a modern way. 

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