A dreamy trip of searching for love,
A conversation with the world art,
An artistic feast for your eyes and ears;
And a brand new style of oriental songs and dances
Oriental Love is a song and dance show with“love” as its theme. Dances of difference countries are connected through the trip of searching for love by a young couple, not only presenting the foreign dances in a modern and creative way but also interpreting“love”, an everlasting topic for human beings, in a unique way.
The two leading characters, Dongdong and Fangfang, are two people in love who are going to be married. Living in Beijing, a city always in change, they are always longing for better and unknown life. One day, Fangfang wanted to know how it felt to be a bride in other countries and she embarked on her new journey. Therefore, Dongdong began his trip of searching for his love around the world. They have been to ancient mysterious Indian temple, taken part in the bustling activities under the breadfruit tree in Africa, listened to the melody of angklung, witnessed dazzling sands of Nile…After all these departure, searching and reunion, they not only experienced the exciting scenery of our country and the world but also knew what love was. In the end of the trip, they held a happy Chinese wedding ceremony. During the100 minutes, audience will enjoy a dozen of unique performances, which represents the best of music and dance art from10 countries around the world.
Developing closely around the theme“love”, the show combines“Internet+” with traditional stage performing arts,adopting high-tech elements like cell phone QR code that are familiar with young people. The dreamy world trip is realized through a simple code scanning, demonstrating the convenience of information age as well as strong interaction with the audience. With a tactful arrangement by the creative team, the faithful love between the young couple interacts with the constantly changing scenes. With a happy ending in traditional Chinese wedding ceremony, the audience can feel the romance and familiar wedding atmosphere after the searching trip, being impressed by the precious true love.
Super Creative Team
Oriental Love is produced by the most distinguished creative team in China, including national First-level choreographer Mr. He Lishan, vice director of Dance Research Institute in Chinese National Academy of Arts Mr. Jiang Dong as the writer, and the most excellent135 singers and dancers in Oriental Song and Dance Troupe. The dazzling stage is designed by Sha Xiaolan, national First-level lighting designer as well as the chief designer for the opening and closing ceremony of2008 Olympic Games, and Yang Rui, a rising stage designer. The music is created by famous musician Liang Jianfeng and Meng Ke. Two famous songs in this show—Waiting for My Love and Feeling A Better You When Apart—are young and dynamic which are well received among young people. The two leading characters Dongdong and Fangfang are performed by Xie Suhao and Zhuang Huizhi of our troupe.
Continuing the artistic style of Oriental Song and Dance Troupe to showcase world songs and dances, and interpreting the world culture and art from a Chinese perspective, Oriental Love combines international art and aesthetic feature of modern Chinese, interprets our artistic spirit of“inclusiveness of fine Chinese and foreign cultures, richness of artistic expression, adaptability of advancing with the times” in a new way, explores“new” oriental artistic feature which is more fresh and modern. Giving full play to the artistic vigor and passion of foreign dances, Oriental Love inherits the fine tradition of our troupe while at the same time demonstrates infinite innovation.
This brand new show will provide the audience with“the pursuit of dreams and whisper of love”.