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Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Beauty of Classical Chinese Dance Experienced Through Shen Yun

“The [dancers'] movements are so precise, they’re just amazing,” Mrs. Sancilio said, adding “We see all types of things, but never anything like this.”

Shen Yun, based in New York, has set out to revive China’s traditional culture through the performing arts. Among its artists are award-winning Chinese dancers, singers, and musicians.

The Chinese words, “Shen Yun,” translate to “the beauty of heavenly beings dancing.” The dance company carries the traditional Chinese belief that art is a reflection of the artist, and that inner purity and beauty are the foundation of true art.

Full Article at Epoch Times

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