Shen Yun “reaches into your heart”, she said, and it “is working against the red devil".
Ms. Aldine Honey was also enchanted with the traditional Chinese two-stringed instrument, the erhu.
“If Shen Yun continues to perform on a large scale, ... those [Chinese people] who watch the show will realize how long they had been paralyzed."
"I loved the outfits," Mr. Pandit said, "You can tell about the different regions, like the Yi people; they started to dance so differently [from other types of dances]."
“I’ve seen so many paintings of Chinese paintings through the ages and decorations on porcelain ... to see that suddenly in real life was really quite a transformation."
"Even though I lived in China, I never saw this kind of beauty there. China is also mentioning five thousand years of history; however, I have never seen this in China and was [...]
Television presenter Rhoda Wilson found Shen Yun a fantastic experience because she had never watched something like it before. "It gives me a different cultural aspect of [...]
“The beautiful ladies, they were gorgeous,” Nigel Fenner-Fownes said. “How could you not say that they weren’t? Gorgeous in terms of their interpretation, in terms of [...]
Mr. and Mrs. Dikme said they are already planning to bring their family members to Shen Yun in London next year.
"There was soul in the dancing, it wasn’t just movement. You got a feeling that there was a passion. To sum up 5,000 years in 120 minutes is pretty good going," Colin [...]
“The company presents a wonderful, harmonious blend of the past, of the present, and [of] looking to the future,” Lesley Ann Eden said.
“I think it was so clever to mix the traditional with the new as well—like with the orchestra and the way some of the scenes were set in modern China as well as going back [...]
“It was most enjoyable, beautiful, excellent! The performers were second to none, the artists, the colours, were spectacular."
“We knew a bit about Chinese culture, but watching the show gives you more insight into Chinese civilisation which goes back thousands of years.”
“It’s full of colour, it’s full of something which is different and I think it’s good for opening the mind and opening the soul.”