“It was so well directed, and the combination of the ancient dances and modern technology was totally incredible."
"The feeling, the technique, the dancers' professionalism, the way they dance from the heart … You can feel how there is a great culture behind this."
Two presenters—one speaking in Chinese and the other in Swedish—guided the audience through the performance, and taught a few Chinese words.
“Shen Yun has played an essential role in promoting traditional Chinese culture,” said Mr. Ji.
"This is an enormously important cultural heritage being preserved and maintained. I was impressed by the movements, the costumes, and the coordination," Ms. Magnusson said.
"It seems like a very natural and spiritual culture," Mr. Embermark said.
“The music was totally new to me, but I enjoyed it very much."
"Fantastic colors, dancing is exquisite, I really enjoyed it.”
Ms. Richter, "I feel calm, harmonious, light and happy."
Mr. Säll enjoyed the performance very much. "It was very beautiful. It’s a top show. Very special."
"I've never seen anything like it. Very nice—it gave a great impression of China. Wonderful, actually," Mr. Nyström said after attending a performance at Cirkus.
"I think it’s breathtaking—beautiful."
"This show is professional to the core, and it's constantly changing," Mr. Bengtsson said.
“The arrangements were very Western in style. Not the melodies, but the arrangements were surprisingly like our Western music.”
"Fantastic silk costumes, which we usually don't see, and in such abundance and such colors. The costumes alone are a treat," Governer Unckel said.