Shen Yun Performing Arts presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music. A performance by Shen Yun is a presentation of traditional Chinese culture as it once was: a study in grace, wisdom, and the virtues distilled from the five millennia of Chinese civilization. Experience China Before Communism. Experience Shen Yun. Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and heroic tales—taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture, untainted by communism. Its stunning beauty, purity, and tremendous energy leave audiences greatly uplifted and deeply inspired.