Performing Arts

The enchanting sounds of the erhu. (Image: Shen Yun Official Account via  YouTube/Screenshot)

The Enchanting Sounds of the Erhu

The erhu is one of the most important instruments in Chinese culture, with a history of over 4,000 years. The erhu (Chinese: 二胡; pinyin: èrhú) is a bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle, and is sometimes called the “Chinese violin.”…

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Award Winning Violin Maker Truly Touched by Shen Yun

As an internationally known musician and violin maker who has attracted the interest of musical instrument collectors and the Japanese Imperial Family, Tsai Ming-chu attended the Shen Yun Performing Arts show…

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Why People Are Fascinated by Classical Chinese Dance

Attracted by Shen Yun’s reputation, Pan Zhihang, Director of the International Religious Music Station in Taiwan, and his family attended the classical Chinese dance performance at the Tainan Cultural Center in…

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The Eco-Friendly Ways of Shen Yun

Shen Yun Performing Arts is a group based in New York, set up by elite Chinese artists, who travel worldwide with a goal to revive traditional Chinese culture.

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The Enchanting Sounds of the Erhu

The erhu is one of the most important instruments in Chinese culture, with a history of over 4,000 years. The erhu (Chinese: 二胡; pinyin: èrhú) is a bowed musical instrument,…

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Celebrating 10 Years of Shen Yun Performing Arts

Shen Yun Performing Arts, which presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music, has turned 10 this year. To celebrate, they have released a commemorative video.

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The Ancient Art of Chinese Pole Acrobatics

Historical records, such as mural paintings and brick carvings discovered in a Han Dynasty tomb in Chengdu, Szechuan Province, show that the origins of Chinese acrobatics date back more than 2,000 years. This…