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“Quite enjoyable” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show

Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show
No. 165, Wenyi Road,, Xi'an, China
029-88221873
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Ranked #14 of 1,520 Restaurants in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: This is a dance and music show in which a dumpling dinner is also included.
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“Quite enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012 via mobile

Excellent food, lovely champagne and loved the show. Beautiful costumes and choreography. A nice treat!

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London, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The best show I have seen for ages. Very colourful and exciting. The theatre was stunning, the costumes were amazing. I also has Chinese dumpling which were tasty. Great evening.

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Woodland, California
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“better than expected”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This is a "Dinner Show" Theatre.
the musicians, costumes, and number of actors/participants are all elaborate and colorful. as part of a tour, it was entertaining and passed the evening pleasantly away.

the food was better than the usual dinner theatre food (i.e., chicken, often arrives cold, and all at once), but not as good as going to a real (upper scale) restaurant. (the furnishings were upper scale)

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Sacramento, California
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“Excellent Introduction to Traditional Chinese Dance and Music”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Following a sumptuous 16 dumpling dinner (YUMMO!) this traditional Chinese instrumental and dance performance is well worth the time and money. Integrated with both acrobatic performance of the male dancers and the eloquence of their female counterparts reminds one of a culture that embraces beauty, culture and power all at once. Even the humor of the flutist tickled us...worth seeing!

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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Last night, we went to Shaanxi Grand Opera House Xi’an where we had a rich dumpling banquet and watched a grand Tang Palace Dance Show.

The food they served at the beginning was quite good and I was so surprised by the various dumplings. I got say those cooks are so imaginative.

When we finished the food, dance show was about to begin. I asked for a program menu on which there were bilingual program names such as Hua Qing Palace, White Sleeve Dance, Panpipe solo “Spring Orioles Songs”, Spring Outing, etc. and their explanations. The hosts were dressed in Tang clothes as royals of Tang dynasty. Each program was explained in bilingual at the beginning which helped a lot. Beside gorgeous costumes and stage light, beautiful music and talented performers, the ten programs was also well organized, making the whole show enrich. What impressed me most was White Sleeve Dance. The dancers waved their long sleeves that make beautiful shape. It was said it is a folk dance originated as early as Jin Dynasty (AD256~316) and became very popular in Central China during Tang Dynasty. The background song was written by Li Bai, a famous poet in Tang Dynasty.

It was a wonderful experience, whether the dumpling banquet or the dance show.

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