Costumes add color to Spring Festival Gala

2010-02-05 08:31 BJT

Special Report: 2010 Spring Festival |


A full dress rehearsal has been held ahead of the CCTV Spring Festival Gala. As always, a highlight was the elaborate costumes that lit up the stage.

More than 9-hundred dancers will perform on the Spring Festival Gala stage this year. And no matter how old they are, all are donning colorful costumes.

Fei Donglan, dancer, said, "I am dressed in green to play a Spring girl this year, just like a Spring twig. It presents a sense of prosperity. "

A full dress rehearsal has been held ahead of the CCTV Spring Festival Gala. As always, a highlight was the elaborate costumes that lit up the stage.
A full dress rehearsal has been held ahead of the CCTV Spring Festival Gala.
As always, a highlight was the elaborate costumes that lit up the stage.

More than 12-hundred costumes have been tailor made for the show. The designs are sketched, then revised at least 5 times before being put into production.

The designers that created clothes for the Olympic Team, assisted from their very own studio. Making sure that costumes suited each individual program, and complemented the background of multimedia effects.

A Bouncing Spring is an ethnic dance show, brought to life by fiery red costumes. The bold and unrestrained moves deliver vigor and vitality against an LED screen with a projected pattern of peacock feathers.

Li Ruiding, costume designer, said, "A bold red presents a strong visual effect through the show. The audience feel comfortable when watching it. "

Designers will now make alterations to fine details, ahead of the gala.

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