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The Tang Dynasty Dinner Show

The Tang Dynasty Dinner Show

Over times, the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show has gradually show great appealing to people both home and abroad. Definitely speaking, it is a kind of music and dance performance of Chang'an, the ancient capital of the China, which could be traced back over a thousand years ago of Tang Dynasty.
The show is performed by the "Tang Dynasty Song & Dance Troupe" as a branch pf the "Shaanxi Provincial Song & Dance Troupe". Concerning the appearance of such art treasures, it is attached much to the various historical records as well as ancient art and relics that unearthed in Xi'an. In a large degree, it reflects the flourishing and prosperous of the Tang Dynasty era.

Performances:
The Huaqing Palace
It is a sort of music with typical Tang style that various kinds of ancient Chinese musical instruments are get involved in. Initially speaking, it is a play at the royal banquets at the Huaqing Palace. And now turn out to be a populace enjoyment.

The White Ramie Cloth Costume Dance

The "White Ramie Cloth Costume Dance" was a folk dance that in order to show the great excellence of the unique flowing quality of the new fabric texture features. The design of the nautch is exactly follow the way of displaying feature of the clothes material that discovered by the Chinese during the Jin Dyansty.

Battling Dance of the King of Qin

It is a triumphal dance created by Tang Taizong, a Tang Emperor noted for building the empires military strength. "King of Qin" was his official title before being crowned the Tang Emperor. The weapons and flags used in performance are replicas of those used by his soldiers.

Red and Blue Camelot Dance
"The Red and Blue Camelot Danc" was a Tang court dance created by Yang Guifei, the favourite concubine of Tang Emperor Tang Xuanzong. Yang Guifei, renowned as one of the four most beautiful women in Chinese history, choreographed and performed the dance as a recreation of one of the Emperors dreams.

Da Nuo Dance
"The Da Nuo Dance" is a sorcerers dance originating in ancient China and performed as early as in the Zhou Dynasty. Later, during the Han and Tang Dynasties, it was performed during ceremonies for good luck and to dispel evil spirits and plagues.

Qui Ci Zhe Zhi Dance
Since ancient times, Qui Ci developed as its own unique Northwestern Chinese civilization, and was well known for its cultural music and dances. During the period of the Tang Dynasty, the Ambassadors of Qui Ci would stage performances of their unique cultural music and dances each year as an homage to the Tang Emperors. It has since gained popularity and fame.

Spring Orioles Song
Spring Orioles Song" was a piece of music that was created for Tang Gaozongs inauguration. During the ceremony, a flock of orioles flew overhead. The emperor was so impressed by this good luck sign that he ordered his court musicians to compose music for the Pai Xiao, a three thousand years old instrument, to imitate the sound of the orioles. This music will be performed by Executive Producer, Gao Ming, who is internationally recognized as the premier performer of the Pai Xiao.

Buddhas Theme
As widely accepted that Buddhism was the most popular religious group in ancient China, especially in Tang Dynasty. No wonder in the entertainment filed should there be some kinds of songs or dance that related to it. "The Buddhas Theme" was created on account of such social situation. It is a piece of music performed by the Tang Dynasty "Zhong Yan Ladies Band" using traditional musical instruments.

A Farmers Home
"A Farmers Home" is a solo traditionally sung by a woman. The lyrics are from a poem by Wang Wei, a famous patriotic poet of Tang Dynasty, which draws an outline of the simple but happy life of a farmer.

Glory of the Silk Country
"Glory of the Silk Country" is an excerpt from the award-winning Chinese opera "The Silk Road Rainbow," created and written by Executive Producer Gao Ming in 1990. This sensational opera tells the story of the legendary Silk Road which, for hundreds of years, served as the main thoroughfare between China and the West. The scene depicted the Tang Emperors approval and support in establishing the Silk Road.

Last but not least, the dinners itself are cooked as the secret recipes that originated from the Tang Dynasty. Altogether, here you can enjoy a lot both spiritual and material.

 


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