Falun Dafa Association of Washington, DC presents a totally new 2012 production of Shen Yun, 5,000 years in the making.
This event is NOT taking place at the Kennedy Center
Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company, returns with a lavishly colorful and exhilarating show, all new for 2012. Its masterful choreography ranges from grand imperial processions to legions of thunderous drums, with gorgeously costumed dancers moving in stunningly synchronized patterns. Spectacular visuals take you to another world, with blossoming landscapes and ancient buildings appearing on beautiful animated backdrops. Groundbreaking music seamlessly combines the best of the East and West, giving each dance its unmistakable flair. Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life in dance and song, making for one extraordinary, uplifting, and unforgettable experience. "Simply astounding to watch and a pleasure to the ear." (Opera Online)
Shen Yun Performing Arts brings together over one hundred of the world's foremost classically trained dancers, choreographers, and musicians. Shen Yun is independent and seeks to revive and breathe new life into traditional Chinese culture while providing an experience of sublime beauty.
Performance Timing: Act I - 60 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Act II - 60 min.