Shen 2017 Where to buy tickets Shen Yun Performing Arts is a company based in New York which through its acts displays the tradition and culture of China. About 20 exquisite songs and dances bring the country’s rich history on stage. The main acts are ethnic dances, folk dances, dances based on stories and solo performances. Shen History Shen Yun company was formed in the year 2006 by followers of the Falun Gong discipline living in America. Falun Gong is a religious practice established in China that combines physical exercise and meditation which is inspired in some ways by the Buddhism religion. In 1990s when the Falun Gong received massive followers and popularity the Communist Party of China started a repression campaign and prohibited the practice and also began to jail, torture and brainwash the thousands of followers. The mission of the company is to bring the ancient Chinese culture to life again which it believes Chinese Communist government has destroyed. Their first performance was in the year 2007 withContinue reading »