Exhibitions and Cultural Events

  • Deputy Mayor of Education: Shen Yun is "Full of wisdom"

    Enthusiastic applause and joyful laughter resonated through the Badminton Theatre in Athens on the evening of Thursday, June 3, 2010, responding to the first of two shows from Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company. Deputy Mayor of Education Irene Papageorgiou attended the performance. "I was really impressed. It's a fantastic show! It's so colourful, with wonderful music! The male and female dancers are fantastic."
  • Istanbul, Turkey, Shen Yun Premieres to High Praise: 'This show reflects the Chinese culture purely and truly'

    Gülsen Tuncer, a film and theatre artist and academic, was in the audience for the Istanbul show. "We know that the Chinese culture is a very [deeply] rooted, ancient, colourful and sophisticated culture," the artist said. "What we have seen and what amazes me with this show is how they combined the Chinese tradition with technology."
  • Istanbul: World-renowned Surgeon Says, "I'm really impressed"

    Shen Yun Performing Arts staged three shows at Lutfi Kirdar Congre Centre's Anadolu Auditorium, in the ancient city of Istanbul, Turkey. In attendance was Dr. Münci Kalayolu, an internationally renowned organ transplant surgeon and chairman of the Department of Surgery at Memorial Hospital in Istanbul. "I loved it a lot."
  • Istanbul Audience Member: Shen Yun a "Magical Experience"

    On Friday 21st May, Shen Yun Performing Arts performed at the auspicious Anadolu Auditorium. Enjoying the performance was engineer Ismael Cinar. "This show was a magical music and dance combination.

 When I see a show, I'm looking for centralization... But this was good. It's incredible."


  • United Kingdom: Mayor of Brighton Praises International Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition

    On May 20, the opening ceremony for the International Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition was held in Brighton. Mayor Geoff Wells came to open the exhibition. He was impressed and spent nearly three hours viewing the paintings. Other visitors included the dean of the School of Art, University of Brighton.
  • Switzerland: Patron Drawn to Shen Yun Like a Magnet

    Florence Clavier is a stopover director for an airline company at the Geneva airport. She travelled over an hour from Geneva to see the Shen Yun Performing Arts show on May 15. This was her third time seeing Shen Yun. "The first time was magic, the second was also magic, and the third was even more magic!" After the show, she said, "I leave from there rejuvenated, rested."
  • Belgian Dancer and Singer Rave about Shen Yun

    Former ballerina Monique Deval was moved to tears after watching the Shen Yun Performing Arts show at the Aula Magna on Saturday May 8, 2010. "It is absolutely fabulous! Fabulous! Moving! It is extraordinary, they are all so full of beauty and lightness--I had tears in my eyes," she said. "It was all so extraordinary, this show."
  • Shen Yun in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium: A Precious Gift for Mom

    Ms. Kristina László wanted to see Shen Yun after attending a reception in Parliament promoting the show. She and her mum, Ilona, attended in honour of her mother's 60th birthday. The ladies loved the show and thought Shen Yun was a great way to mark the occasion. Ms. László said joyfully, "We celebrated like this."
  • Belgium: "The Show Is an Explosion of Energy"

    From April 30 to May 9, 2010, Shen Yun Performing Arts has been bringing the beauty and pageantry of ancient Chinese culture to the stage of the Aula Magna Theatre in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, near the EU capital of Brussels. Mr. Alvaro Guillen Lazo, who helps support the EU Parliament, came to the show with his wife and two children.
  • Shen Yun in Belgium: Moved by the Beauty and Given New Hope

    "This show has opened my mind to Chinese culture, the richness of this country, the diversity of everything that can be seen as cultural richness, the dances, the colours, mostly the differences between regions, because, depending on the scenes, some things would come from North, or Mongolia, or South, or the lakes area."
  • Shen Yun in Switzerland: 'I Discovered a China Much More Joyous and a Culture Much More Profound'

    Patrice Neuenschwander, cultural delegate of the city of Neuchatel, joined the enthusiastic audience and expressed his delight in the show. "This is a truly magical show, the colours are really extraordinary, the costumers are fantastic, the technique of both the male and female dancers are also quite remarkable. It's really a beautiful spectacular."
  • Member of European Parliament Impressed by Shen Yun: "I Just Don't Know How They Manage To Do It."

    Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company concluded a spectacular, ten-show run, at the Aula Magna in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium on May 11, 2010. Among the many distinguished guests at the show was European Parliament member, Roger Helmer, who represents East Midlands, UK. Mr. Helmer said he would definitely recommend the show to his friends.
  • Belgium: Shen Yun "Very profound" Says Former Director General of EU Commission

    Among the audience was theologian Greet Heslinga. She talked about the perfection of the show. "It's incredible. It's truly magnificent. The costumes, the colours, the dance. For me, this was my first exposure to Chinese dance. And it was truly perfect, no flaws."
  • Journalist: "Wonderful, perfect, very exotic"

    Sébastien Morgan, a journalist for Wolvendael Magazine, a south-Brussels newspaper, wants everyone to see the Shen Yun Performing Arts show wherever in the world they might be. "I think there is an important message to convey. This show is one of the channels able to convey this message of spirituality, peace, tolerance, which are missing today," he said.
  • Romania: Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibit Is a Great Success in Local Shopping Centres

    A shopping centre may not be a usual location for an art exhibition. However, Iulius Shopping Centre in the city of Suceava, Romania, was most pleased to host the Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition. Initially scheduled for 2 weeks, the exhibition was such a great success that it was extended for one week more.