The Legend of Dunhuang

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Friday 28 & Saturday 29 September, 2018 2018
Doors Open 6.45pm | Show Starts 7.30pm

The Theatre is located on the Casino Level of
The Star Gold Coast on Casino Drive, Broadbeach 

From $49*

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China’s highly-acclaimed dance spectacular makes its Australian debut 2018

The classic Chinese dance story The Legend of Dunhuang promises to thrill Australian audiences with colourful pageantry, stunning choreography and an unforgettable tale of honour, love and hope.

Hailed as “The Oriental Swan Lake”, The Legend of Dunhuang is an enthralling blend of Chinese classical dance with other modern dance forms, which includes the well-known dance thousand hand bodhisattvas and backward Pipa playing. Originally created in 1979, this exquisite production transports the audience to the height of the Silk Road trade with impressive backdrops of breathtaking sceneries, Buddhist art and dazzling costumes.

This piece is more than a story, it is a living history of Dunhuang, a city in northwest China's Gansu Province and the grottos that have become a UNESCO heritage site. The story follows a wealthy Persian trader lost in a swirling dust storm in the middle of the Gobi Desert, until the beautiful Yingniang and her father Shenbi Zhang, a frescoes painter comes to rescue……

Performing group: Gansu Dance Troupe
Established in 1961, Gansu Dance Troupe is widely regarded for upholding the culture of Dunhuang, a city renowned for its natural beauty and historic ties to the Silk Road. They have won numerous national awards and toured nearly 40 countries, making The Legend of Dunhuang, a milestone masterpiece in the history of Chinese dance.


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