Xinjiang Volume: Sainaimu of the Uygur Ethnic Group
Sainaimu is a very entertaining dance most frequently seen in the daily life of the Uygur ethnic group and very popular in the congregated areas of the Uygur ethnic group in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It is performed almost at all gatherings of the local people.
While dancing, the dancers move to the music in an improvised way and both freely and lively. It can be done by a single dancer or two and even several with a peaceful beginning. As the dance develops, the dancers get more and more excited and even shout to their heart's content as the music goes to its climax with drums and other instruments.