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5.0 star rating Anonymous from Seattle, Washington

I LOVE SHEN YUN

I find this show to be a truly remarkable production. I have watched it several years in a row and find it amazing that each year they create a whole new show. The technical abilities of the dancers in Shen Yun is far beyond any other Chinese dance performance I have seen. Their ability to dance in perfect synchronization just blows my mind. How do they do it? To make all the costumes is its self amazing. Such delicate fabric has to be hand sewn. They are truly gorgeous. As a musician that loves classical music I am transfixed by the way they have blended Chinese and western instruments in such a flawless fusion to create a new sound. It is like whole new way to express music that is at once contemporary yet ancient. The scenes from contemporary China are so moving. Such great traditions have been lost to the communist rule. I am always left with a great sense of hope for not only China but all of humanity after seeing Shen Yun. I say its a must see show

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5.0 star rating Alice from Seattle, Washington

IT IS A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

This show is not only speak to my intellect, but also speak to my heart and soul.

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5.0 star rating Ellie from Snoqualmie, Washington

NEVER SEEN ANY SHOW LIKE THIS!

Last year I went with a friend, a 60 year old real estate broker, to see Shen Yun. Before seeing the show, he did not quite know why he wants to watch a show that "revives the 5,000 years of Chinese culture". But when the curtain rises on the 1st program, he knew. He told me afterwards, "I have never seen a show like this! I had tears in my eyes just listening to the music, and I don't know where it's coming from!" Another friend of mine, a 50 year old scientist, watched Shen Yun last year too. On his spare time, he practices and teaches a meditation from India. His story was even more amazing to me. He told me that he had neck ailment for a long time. But as soon as he entered the theatre, his neck pain was gone. He said, the energy field is that strong in the theatre! Well, I am not too surprised given that in ancient China, traditional music was used for healing, and even in battle to fight the enemy. The 5,000 years of ancient Chinese culture is just that astonishing!!

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5.0 star rating Anonymous from Seattle, Washington

EXTRAORDINARY

This is not to be missed - very high quality performance.

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5.0 star rating Portland fan from Portland OR

SHEN YUN VISUALLY SPECTACULAR, AWE-INSPIRING, BRILLIANT...

I just want to post a quote from the interview with Gary Behrmen, professor and Dean at St. Louis University, “I am breathless. It is visually spectacular, awe- inspiring, brilliant, and amazing. It is a planetary experience that there is hope in the air. What I have seen on this stage is that expression of hope. Having an event like this brings me hope that … all cultures can recreate the planet in a harmonious way.” Actually, there are thousands of enthusiastic reviews from media and audiences around the globe! Please watch http://www.ntdtv.ca/gb/2012/05/14/Art62031.html and read http://www.wmagazine.com/w/blogs/editorsblog/2011/ 06/24/after-hours
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5.0 star rating Ava from Seattle, Washington

WORTHY PERFORMANCE; RARE GEM FROM THE US

I have been hearing about Shen Yun for quite a few years now. As a fan of Cate Blanchett, when I realized she took her entire family to see the show, I thought this show must really be something. I was watching Lord of the Rings reruns and I thought, "Hey, she watched Shen Yun!" At last, I convinced my husband to go see this; I am so glad I did. All I can say is that you must watch it at least once to get the full experience. I heard afterwards this show isn't allowed in China. I can see why... because they are not fake like everything else the communist does. This show is Made in the USA, and not Made in China. I am sold.

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5.0 star rating Yun Lau from Everett, Washington

SOMETHING YOU CAN'T MISS

I spent over 30 years back in China, never watched a show like this. It is soooo spectacular and unique! I have tears in my eyes when I watched it and my heart was so deeply touched by the music and story. It is something not only for Chinese, it is for everyone. Once you watch it, it is something unforgettable in your life time!

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