Locals in Hiroshima were on hand to witness a classical Chinese dance based on virtue and pure beauty, and were deeply impressed with the 5,000 years of the Chinese divine culture.
Two students who were interviewed after the show said they were most impressed by the final program Before Disaster, the Divine is Rescuing.
Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company arrived in Hiroshima on Feb. 19.
"We are very thankful to Shen Yun Performing Arts for bringing such a fabulous performance to the citizens of Hiroshima.”
“Wow! Where do they get such wonderful and creative ideas? I wanted to jump into the backdrop, too. It’s really extraordinary.”
"Today it was my first time to feel so happy."
"As introduced in the advertisement, what was presented by Shen Yun were classical Chinese dances."
"Shen Yun has allowed me to recognize authentic beauty and learn truth that I cannot find in today's China.”
“The music from the blend of the Chinese and Western instruments came out very unique. It opened my ears and eyes."
"The programs seemingly brought me back to my spiritual hometown.”
"The Miraculous Exhibit" dance was “truly beautiful, really beautiful.”
I will certainly bring my mother, who lives far away in the other part of the country, to watch DPA.
"These dances are displaying respect for gods and Buddhas from the heart. I can deeply sense this."
'And those stories, they are very wonderful!' said Mrs. Watanabe.
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Mr. Liossis also enjoyed the solo vocalists. "It was very nice. I understood the lyrics on the screen, they were very touching," he said.
For David Slocum, one of the founding members of the CNY Ballet Company, Shen Yun was an entirely new experience.
Shen Yun Performing Arts graced the stage at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater on May 12, delighting the audience with a revival of the oldest culture in the world.
“It lifts my spirit,” Carol Smith said. “I'm absolutely changed by the music.”
“I think it's wonderful just how 'classic' it is,” said Dr. Scharoun of Shen Yun. “I'm really starting to understand a lot of the history of China through the dance.”
Shen Yun Performing Arts presented a revival of the 5,000-year-old Chinese culture at the The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater Sunday night.
Ms. Catherine Koch said the singing was “powerful” and said she hadn't heard the style used by Chinese singers before. “That was really awesome,” she said. “I loved it.”
Mrs. Gao deeply appreciated many aspects of the performance. She said "The orchestra was great! The dancing was excellent. The singing was also awesome."
“I loved the dancing. I love the colors,” Dr. Authur Ostrowski said of the May 12 performance of Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company at the Cadillac Palace Theater.
Dr. Robert Gasior was impressed by the opening number, Descending to the World, and said, "It was superb, I thought everything—was quite excellent."