Shaanxi Grand Opera House
With the Northwest Art Performance Group established in 1940 as its predecessor, Shaanxi Grand Opera House officially became a theater in 1963, got its present name in 1998, and was included in the Shaanxi Performing Arts Group Co. Ltd. in 2009. During its long history and development, the theater has reserved a professional performing team and a large number of excellent programs, including operas, dance dramas, vocal and instrumental music works.
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Among all the programs in Shaanxi Grand Opera House, the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is the most attractive and popular since its debut in 1983. The show reproduces the magnificent scenes of the prosperous Tang Dynasty, delighting the audience with fascinating ancient imperial court music and dance. The programs have been delicately designed by many Tang history experts, scholars and artists. The whole performance inherits the original song and dance of the Tang Dynasty, and fully shows the charm of traditional Chinese culture.
The major programs in Shaanxi Grand Opera House include the Huaqing Palace, White Ramie Cloth Costume Dance, Zither Solo 'Pilgrim Feas', Rainbow Skirt and the Feathered Coat Dance, Battling Dance of the King of Qin, Oriole Singing in Spring, Ta Ge Dance, Mask Dance, Qiuci Dance, Suona Solo 'Jujube Harvest', Maoyuan Drum Dance, Drum Music 'Quarreling Ducks' and 'Tiger Grinding Teeth', and Great Tang Ritual Dance.
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While enjoying the wonderful performance, you can have the delicious food including the famous local snacks, the dumpling banquet and the Tang style banquet.
How to get to Shaanxi Grand Opera House
Take Bus 14, 23, 40, 208, 216, 221, 222, 258, 309, 402, 512, 619, 710, 800, or 910, and get off at Wenchangmen (Wenchang Gate) Stop.
Take metro line 2 to Yongningmen, and leave from the station from Exit D2. Walk east along Renyi Rd for 5 minutes, and then turn north to walk along North Wenyi Rd for 50 meters (55 yards).
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|Address:||No. 161, North Wenyi Road, Xi'an|
|Time:||Dinner Time: 18:30 - 19:50; Show Time: 20:00 - 21:10|
|Price:||CNY 238: Tang Music and Dance Show |
CNY 150: Dumpling Dinner
CNY 150: Local Specialty Banquet
CNY 438: Luxurious Tang Palace Dinner
CNY 418: Standard Tang Palace Dinner
CNY 388: Tang Music and Dance Show + Dumpling Dinner
CNY 338: Tang Music and Dance Show + Local Specialty
* The Show is free for children under 1 meters ( 3.3 feet), and half the price for chindren from 1 to 1.2 meters (3.9 feet).
Huang Ping Wong