A shot from the video of a group of women in Chongqing dancing while listening to music through earphones; the video has drawn thousands of likes and praise. Photo: Pear VideoA shot from the video of a group of women in Chongqing dancing while listening to music through earphones; the video has drawn thousands of likes and praise. Photo: Pear Video
A shot from the video of a group of women in Chongqing dancing while listening to music through earphones; the video has drawn thousands of likes and praise. Photo: Pear Video

Sounds of silence: ‘dancing aunties’ use earphones to reduce the noise and increase the peace

  • Morning group dances are popular in China but the music adds to urban clamour and can lead to fines
  • A video of a group in Chongqing who wear headsets is drawing online attention and praise

Topic |   China Society
A shot from the video of a group of women in Chongqing dancing while listening to music through earphones; the video has drawn thousands of likes and praise. Photo: Pear VideoA shot from the video of a group of women in Chongqing dancing while listening to music through earphones; the video has drawn thousands of likes and praise. Photo: Pear Video
A shot from the video of a group of women in Chongqing dancing while listening to music through earphones; the video has drawn thousands of likes and praise. Photo: Pear Video
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