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Shen Yun ‘Truly Very Impressive,’ Says Former Senator

Former long-time Senator Consiglio Di Nino at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Jan. 21, 2015. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)
Former long-time Senator Consiglio Di Nino at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Jan. 21, 2015. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

TORONTO—In the nearly 10 years that Shen Yun Performing Arts has been coming to Toronto, former long-time Senator Consiglio Di Nino has only missed the...




  • Shen Yun performers take a curtain call before a full house at Quebec City’s Théâtre de Québec on Jan. 14, 2015. A greeting letter from Premier Philippe Coiullard extolled Shen Yun’s “outstanding artists” and well-rounded production. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun Portrays ‘Legendary, Magnificent World,’ Says Greeting Letter from Quebec Premier

    Shen Yun Performing Arts continues the Canadian leg of its international tour, having just wrapped up its two-show run at Quebec City’s Grand Théâtre de... Read more

  • Léopold Castonguay was enchanted with Shen Yun’s portrayal of Chinese culture and traditions at Grand Théâtre de Québec on Jan. 14, 2015. (NTD Television)

    Shen Yun ‘Has a Lot To Teach Us’

    QUEBEC CITY, Canada—Having seen Shen Yun Performing Arts’ portrayal of classical China’s traditional heritage on Jan. 14, Léopold Castonguay, an educator who just retired a... Read more

  • Former CBC Radio-Canada journalist Benoit Duguay and his wife, education professor Rose-Marie Duguay, drove eight hours from Moncton to Montreal to see Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Grand Théâtre de Québec in Quebec City on Jan. 13, 2015. (Nathalie Dieul/Epoch Times)

    Veteran Journalist: Shen Yun is ‘Truly Excellent’

    QUEBEC CITY, Canada–As soon as veteran journalist Benoit Duguay saw the advertisements for Shen Yun Performing Arts, he knew he had to go. So in... Read more

  • Svetlana Stoycheva, deputy head of mission for the Bulgarian Embassy in Ottawa, attended Shen Yun on Jan. 10, 2015 at Montreal's Place Des Arts. She said it was a performance she would always remember. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Bulgarian Diplomat Stunned by Shen Yun: ‘I am speechless’

    MONTREAL—Shen Yun Performing Arts was an “amazing spectacle” for Bulgarian consulate representative Svetlana Stoycheva, who attended the Jan. 10 evening performance at Place Des Arts... Read more

  • NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau treated her parents to Shen Yun Performing Arts on Friday and had the pleasure of watching her teenage son’s jaw drop at the classical Chinese dance performance. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    MP Brosseau Treats Family to Shen Yun’s Cultural Spectacle

    OTTAWA, Canada—NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau treated her family to Shen Yun Performing Arts for opening night at the National Arts Centre on Friday. “It... Read more

  • Cam Guthrie, the mayor of Guelph, shares his enthusiasm for Chinese classical dance after discovering the performing artat Centre in the Square theatre in Kitchener Monday night when Shen Yun Performing Arts took to the stage. (NTD Television)

    Mayor of Guelph Discovers Love of Classical Chinese Dance

    KITCHENER, Canada—Cam Guthrie, the recently elected Mayor of Guelph, discovered classical Chinese dance Monday night at Centre In The Square when Shen Yun Performing Arts... Read more

  • Ang Climenhage, the director of donor relations at OneFoundation for Niagara Health System, speaks about her experience at Shen Yun Performing Arts at Hamilton Place Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun ‘Absolutely Beautiful,’ Says Foundation Director

    HAMILTON, Canada—Shen Yun Performing Arts departs Hamilton leaving the city a little richer in its understanding of the oldest continuous civilization in the world. Ang... Read more

  • Czech Member of Parliament Ludvik Hovorka at Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Opera House in Prague on May 3, 2014. (Peter Sanftmann/Epoch Times)

    Czech MP: Shen Yun an Experience for Everybody

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic—After watching Shen Yun Performing Arts’ presentation of classical Chinese dance and music at the Opera House in Prague on May 3, Czech... Read more

  • Pastor: ‘I wish I could’ve brought the whole parish’

    PHILADELPHIA—Father Edward Bryce, the pastor of St. Bede Roman Catholic Church, said he had waited a year before finally seeing Shen Yun Performing Arts on... Read more

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company’s curtain call at Chicago’s Civic Opera House. (Hu Chen/Epoch Times)

    Surgeon Surprised by Shen Yun

    CHICAGO—“This is our first time seeing it and we were very happy to see the shared ideas, if you will, or history, between different cultures,”... Read more

  • Former mayor of Gilbert, AZ, Steve Berman and his wife Susan Berman, president and CEO of Fresh Start Women's Foundation enjoyed Shen Yun Performing Arts in Tempe, March 8. (Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun Is Incredible, Says Former Mayor

    TEMPE, Ariz.–Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company lit up the stage at the ASU Gammage Theater on Saturday, March 8, and former mayor of... Read more

  • Bryan Haines, a minister, at Shen Yun Performing Arts at Portland's Keller Auditorium on Jan. 17.

    Shen Yun’s ‘Powerful’ Message Reaches Minister

    PORTLAND, Ore.—”It’s wonderful,” said Bryan Haines, a minister, at Shen Yun Performing Arts at Portland’s Keller Auditorium on Jan. 17. “Boy, the theatrics are fantastic;... Read more

  • Darlene and Sam Chirman at the Keller Auditorium on opening night

    President of Santa Barbara Audubon Society ‘Very Impressed’ With Shen Yun

    PORTLAND, Ore.— Shen Yun Performing Arts enchanted Darlene and Sam Chirman at the Keller Auditorium on opening night, Jan. 17. “We were very impressed with... Read more

  • Actor/singer Richard Sacher attends Shen Yun Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, on Jan 16. (Courtesy of NTD Television)

    Actor Says Shen Yun ‘Absolutely Phenomenal’

    NEW YORK—Actor/singer Richard Sacher used the words “absolutely phenomenal,” and “absolutely wonderful” multiple times in describing his experience watching Shen Yun Performing Arts at Lincoln... Read more

  • Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney during a VIP event at New York's Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater on Jan. 12, 2014. Mrs. Maloney said she will come back to watch Shen Yun perform again next year. (Christian Watjen for Shen Yun Promotions International)

    Congresswoman Maloney: Shen Yun Filled With ‘Energy, Color, and Perfection’

    NEW YORK—Longtime Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney said watching Shen Yun Performinig Arts at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater on Jan. 11 was an inspirational,... Read more

  • CBS Radio Host Mike Lano enjoyed the educational aspect of Shen Yun at the War Memorial Opera House on Jan. 8. (Alex Ma/Epoch Times)

    CBS Radio Host Enjoys Historical Aspects of Shen Yun

    SAN FRANCISCO—”You have a little of everything, and history,” said Mr. Mike Lano, CBS radio host, after seeing Shen Yun Performing Arts at the War... Read more


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