70 California Officials Welcome Shen Yun Back to the Bay Area

By Steve Ispas, Epoch Times Staff
December 26, 2016 Updated: December 26, 2016    
Northern California Elected Officials congratulate Shen Yun's return to the Bay Area 2017 (The Epoch Times)
Northern California Elected Officials congratulate Shen Yun’s return to the Bay Area 2017 (The Epoch Times)

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi joined three other members of congress and 66 other elected officials from the San Francisco area in welcoming Shen Yun Performing arts to San Francisco. The company whose mission is to revive China’s traditional culture will offer nine performances Dec 31 – Jan 8 at the War Memorial Opera House.

“I am delighted to welcome you back to San Francisco to celebrate your 10th anniversary and to mesmerize audiences with your spectacular performances.” writes Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. “Your mission to revive traditional Chinese dance and music enhances our knowledge and appreciation of China’s ancient and sweeping cultural history”, continues Ms. Pelosi’s letter.

“Thank you for your dedication to promoting cultural diversity and understanding over the past decade”, writes Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA 18th District). Jared Huffman(CA 2nd District) and Doris Matsui (CA 6th District) also wrote welcome letters.

Shen Yun has also received welcome letters or proclamations from: three California state senators; six state assemblymen; mayors, vice mayors, and councilmembers from several San Francisco Bay Area cities and county boards of supervisors.

Shen Yun will also perform four shows at the Center for the Peforming Arts in San Jose Jan. 13-15, three shows in Sacramento Jan. 10-11 and two shows in Fresno Dec 27-28.

A selection of the letters follow.

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