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"Dunhuang Celebration" focus on a legendary love story. Besides utilizing the scene of Singing Dunes, Crescent lake in the desert and glorious buildings from Han and Tang Dynasties in Dunhuang Villa, the show uses a series of frontier degree rotating seats, the new use of wall show, the naked eye 3D, holographic imaging and so on. The show is like a tunnel of time and space that brings the audience back to 2000 years ago to fully experience historical and cultural features of Dunhuang, an important town along the Silk Road. The performances are magnificent, majestic and fascinating.
Luxury live desert theater
Large live desert show ”Dunhuang Celebration” uses the Sining Dunes as the background. The surrounding mountains, the smoke in the air and the trees on the hill all become a part of a theater and unique elements of nature in the show. The immortal legends of the Silk Road are told in this live desert theater.
Amazing lighting effects
The biggest environmental art lighting system in the country,3000 special lighting effects equipments, is installed here all over the mountain. The lighting system creates a beautiful and fast changing visual effect. Under the lights, Dunhuag is even more beautiful, mysterious and dream-like.
Gorgeous stage design
In over 33000 square meters of live theater, the world’s largest volume of stage machinery, lifting turntable , hundreds of large mural lamplight and tricity and rendering system, a spectacular, luxury and unprecedented art stage is built to a high-level of visual impact.
The show has a strong lineup including a camel team and more than 200 professional actors from all over the country. With vigorous chiming and drumming, they are going to going to bring the prosperity of Dunhuang during the Silk Road Period to life!
“Prologue, the desert soul”: in 138BC, Zhang Qian “hollowed out” the west region and opened the Silk Road. With stars in the sky over the Gobi, sand covering the beings, wind blowing in the desert, the Princess had to face her fate to a peace-making marriage even though she had pledged to marry the painter Mo Ding without parental permission.
Scene One ”The Singing Dunes”: rumble echoes, Singing Dunes calling souls, distant camel bell, peaceful drumming, the painter Mo Ding experienced hardships and dangers to the west and finally arrived at the hub of the Silk Road- Dunhuang, only to keep his promise of love.
Scene Two “Dunhang Town”: Triumph horn, opening the Silk Road, lights patrolling the town, the hustle and bustle of the tavern, soft warmth, passing the love between lives, the Princess swapped clothes with her maid and escaped from Hushou’s wedding ceremony to wander around with Mo Ding in Dunhuang.
Scene Three ”Mogao Caves ”: boundless desert along the Silk Road, loneliness and fear were eating them up. Lives were whispering to the steep cliff their colorful dreams. Hushou found their hiding place. The Prince was brought back to the palace. Since then she was never happy again till she died of depression. The painter Mo Ding put his love to the Princess all into his mural paintings and sculptures of Buddha and left the most impressive imprint of the Silk Road.
Scene Four ”Crescent Spring”: looking at the Tanabata night sky, MoDinh was dreaming his dreams. Crescent moon rising out of the blue spring, Mo Ding was holding the princess and dancing in the moon palace. Night without dreams, dreams of the stars, is always the pursuit of life.
“The end, the Dream of Dunhuang”: the moonlight shines through the desert; the bonfire reflects in the ancient town, the dream like Dunhuang.