Shen Yun, a Show that Dazzles with Dance, Music and Costumes

Shen Yun, a Show that Dazzles with Dance, Music and Costumes

There are many opportunities to see dance performances in Paris, and from March 28 to March 30, 2014, visitors to Paris can  add another show to that list. On these dates, the Shen Yun dance troupe of China will visit the capital of France in order to bring 5,000 years of Chinese history to life.

This show is part of the troupe’s 8th world tour, giving visitors a unique opportunity to witness the rich culture of China. The dancers are even accompanied by the only orchestra in the world to permanently feature classical Western instruments alongside  traditional Chinese instruments.

Guests staying at the Hôtel de la Tour Maubourg can experience the excitement of dancing, traditional music and 100 performers with 400 costumes. With this mass of talent, the legacy of 20 dynasties is re-enacted as ethnic dances transport the audience throughout the country of China.

The show also takes on fictional stories inspired by history. As such, characters like Mulan are brought to the stage. More serious topics are also addressed, such as the persecution of Falun Dafa practitioners. Based in New York, Shen Yun is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to bring the history and culture of China to the forefront is a creative and dynamic way.

The Shen Yun dance troupe will perform at the Palais des Congrès, a large exhibition and performance hall in the 17th arrondissement of Paris. Their show will offer both classical ballet and traditional Chinese dance, enabling the audience to discover a wide range of culture all in one place.

Tickets can be purchased online at the website of the Shen Yun performance troupe.