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Shen Yun
User Contributed Published December 1, 2012
Location Info
Kennedy Center Opera House
Address:
2700 F Street
Washington, DC 20566
Phone Number:
800-444-1324 or 202-467-4600
Nearby Metro Stops:
Foggy Bottom-GWU

Event date and times: January 29, 2013, 12:00 PM

Tue January 29, 2013, 7:30pm; Wed January 30, 2013, 7:30pm; Thu January 31, 2013, 7:30pm; Fri February 1, 2013, 7:30pm; Sat February 2, 2013, 1:30pm; Sat February 2, 2013, 7:30pm; Sun February 3, 2013, 1:30pm

Cost: $50-$250

Phone: 888-974-3698

Official Website

Ticket Information: TicketingBox at kennedy-center.org; Hotline: 1-888-974-3698 The Kennedy Center Box Office : 202-467-4600

Event Details: Shen Yun Jan 29-Feb 3, 2013 Washington, DC Shen Yun brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in an exhilarating brand new show you will never forget. Shen Yun captures the spirit of a culture long lost. The show moves quickly through regions, dynasties, and legends. Ethnic and folk dances fill the stage with color and energy. Tremendous athleticism, thunderous battle drums, and masterful vocalists are all set to animated backdrops that transport you to another world. It is a grand production with nearly 100 artists, 400 costumes, and the only orchestra in the world featuring both classical Western and Chinese instruments as permanent members. Shen Yun is the first company to present classical Chinese dance to the world on a large scale and it has taken the globe by storm, performing in over 100 cities. Shows in top venues, like New York's Lincoln Center, are sold out. Every year, Shen Yun Performing Arts unveils an entirely new lineup of dances, songs, and musical scores that offers an exhilarating world-class production on a grand scale. Think of it as a journey into a long-lost world you cannot see anywhere else - from ancient legends to heavenly palaces to the dusty plateaus of the Middle Kingdom to modern-day human rights epics such as that of Falun Dafa. You cannot even find a show like this in China, where this ancient heritage has been destroyed. But now you can experience it live on stage. Find out why artists and theatergoers around the world are calling Shen Yun "breathtaking," "mesmerizing," "a miracle," and "inspiring." Allow yourself to be taken away to distant lands and ancient legends. See Shen Yun and discover how you, too, can be inspired. http://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJc5cKGLq0Y The Kennedy Center Opera House 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566 Presented by Falun Dafa Association of Washington DC Additional Information Group Tickets: 1-888-974-3698 (Shen Yun Hotline) 202-416-8400 (Kennedy Center) Email: dc_tickets@ntdtv.com Children under 6 are not admitted http://oh-china.net/images/SY-13A.jpg 

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