()– Shen Yun or the “beauty of divine beings dancing,”Since 2006, he has charmed audiences all over the world.
Shen Yun Performing Arts continues its tradition, presenting unique performances each spring. This year, the company will present a variety of songs, dances and musical scores that celebrate 5,000 years of Chinese culture.
Audiences are awestruck “the experience of a lifetime,”A Shen Yun performance demonstrates the values, virtues and creativity that once thrived in China’s Middle Kingdom (aka China), as the ancients prefer to call Shen Zhou. “the Land of the Divine.”
For a cross-cultural experience that inspires hope and joy, the performers blend long-ago stories and traditional music and dance with contemporary heroic tales, high tech backdrops, elaborate costumes and a live orchestra. Every piece incorporates elements of Eastern philosophy and universal themes of peace and harmony.
Shen Yun performers adhere to the traditional Chinese belief that artists must cultivate inner goodness to create art. Each performance is a shining example of this positive attitude. Unfortunately, Shen Yun’s traditional Chinese culture cannot be displayed in China today, as it is considered a threat to the Communist regime.
Shen Yun’s 2019 tour began at Lincoln Center in New York last week. It will continue with performances in Philadelphia and Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Washington, D.C. and Seattle will follow.
Shen Yun Performing Arts, a non-profit organization based in New York, is dedicated to restoring ancient Chinese culture. Six companies now make up the company. The 2019 schedule will feature shows at 120 top venues worldwide, which is an estimated audience of 1.3million.
The San Francisco Chronicle described a Shen Yun performance. “a visually dazzling tour of … Chinese history and culture.”
As they observe this remarkable portrayal of the divine’s impact on Chinese civilization, and a culture that embraces harmony with the natural world and the universe, others have expressed similar praises.
You can find the 2019 Shen Yun tour schedule and tickets here: www.shenyun.com/tickets.