Haicheng lying in the south of Liaoning Province, on the north corner of Liaodong peninsula, is the cradle of Liaonan stilt walking.


Haicheng stilt walking has had 300-year history since the development started in the Year of Kangxi -12, Qing Dynasty.


Founded in 1988, with the help and cooperation of Liaoning Association of Dancing, Liaoning Institute of Dancing, Haicheng Municipal bureau of Culture and Haicheng Public Palace, New Star Stilt-Walking Art Troupe obtains the essences of the ancient arts and combines the modern dance with acrobatics to form its own stilt walking with the futures of quick rhythm, fancy dressing, boldness and unconstrainedness.


In August 9, 1989, due to its unique performance style, this team represented China to attend the 11th Krems International Folk Arts Festival and the 5th Krakow International Folk Arts Festival held by Austria, the 2nd Sava International Folk Arts Festival in Hungary.


In 1991, attended the 1st International Folk Arts Festival in China.
In 1991, attended the 2nd International Folk Arts Festival in China.
In 1995, attended the 3rd International Folk Arts Festival in China.
In 1996, attended Suzhou Taiping Mountain Red Maple Festival.
In 1997, attended Folk Arts Competition for Hong KongĄ¯s Return in Hong Kong.
In 1997, attended Suzhou Zhouzhuang International Tourism Festival.
In 1997, attended Suzhou Golden-autumn Huqiu Temple Fair.
In 1998, attended Gurao Arts Festival, Chaoyang, Shantou, Guangdong Province.
In 1998, attended the opening ceremony of Beijing International Tourism Festival.
In 1998, attended the opening ceremony of China International Tourism Festival.
In 1998, attended Suzhou Golden-autumn Huqiu Temple Fair.
In 1999, attended Suzhou Golden-autumn Huqiu Temple Fair and was employed by Beijing the First City Entertainment Co., Ltd, for long-term.
In 2000, performed in Zhuhai New Winter Palace and was employed by Shenzhen China Folk-Custom County for long-term.
In 2001, attended Folk Arts Hong Kong Round Show.
In 2001, attended Macao Folk Arts Festival.
In 2002, attended Hokkaido International Folk Arts Festival in Japan.
In 2003, attended Shenjiamen Fishing Harbor International Folk Arts Festival in Zhoushan, Zhejiang.

 

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