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A Song of Everlasting Sorrow

‘A Song of Everlasting Sorrow’ is China’s first large-scale real-scene historical dance drama that revives a poetic masterpiece enduring through the Tang Dynasty period and reenacts the emotion and passion of the moving romantic story of the emperor and his

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Tang Dynasty Show

I booked for this show, The Tang Dynasty Music and Dance, through the hostel where I was staying – Ancient City Youth Hostel, if you care to know. The staff whisked me off to Tang Palace and back to the

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Beijing Opera

I did not quite enjoy this show primarily because of my utter ignorance of this form of art. But the audience’s general exclamation of dismay when the curtain closed might also prove that I wasn’t the only ignorant viewer present

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Beijing Acrobatics Show

Chaoyang Theater Acrobatics World presents “The Chinese Stunt” and “New Acrobatics Party”. This acrobatics show in Beijing is a popular night-life entertainment itinerary for tourists among agencies operating in the city. And they are not mistaken to include it in

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Impression Sanjie Liu

Traveling to Guilin wouldn’t be complete without watching the world-famous ‘Impression Sanjie Liu’. So I booked a ticket a week before my scheduled flight to China, thanks to Vivi Chen, the travel advisor from China Travel (same agency where I

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Dreamers Between Landscape

After I checked in my hostel in Guilin, I immediately asked the staff about this show entitled “Dreamlike Li River”. Surprisingly, all of them were clueless as to what it was. It left me wondering why since the show seemed

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