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The Year of Chinese Culture in Australia – The Legend of Shangri La

June 22, 2011toJune 26, 2011

* SYDNEY

The Legend of Shangri La .  The Official Opening of The Year of Chinese Culture in Australia.

  • 22 – 26 June 2011
  • State Theatre, Sydney

The Legend of Shangri La is an exquisite visual feast. Simplicity,  joy and warmth blend with the excitement and pageantry of instruments featuring huge drums that reflect the original beats and rhythms of their ancient beginnings. 

The Legend of Shangri La features a wealth of colourful costumes and 120 unique masks decorated in the styles of the Yunnan minorities.

Directed by, Yang Liping, a  Chinese living treasure and superstar.  On stage 50 dancers and musicians tell the ancient stories of a culture as old as time.  More information: www.thelegendofshangrila.com.au

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