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Lebanese performance explores the Silk Road

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09-22-2016 18:01 BJT

In the Chinese city of Xi'an now, home of the Terracotta Warriors, artists from around the world have gathered for the 3rd Silk Road International Art Festival.

A theater troupe from Lebanon has presented a dance performance that explores the story of the ancient Silk Road.

"Sailing Through Time" tells the story of Taymour, a Baalbek native who sets out on the Silk Road in search of China.

By traveling through history and geography, the show revives an ancient path that has united people of different cultures.

Ivan Caracalla, head of Caracalla Dance Theater, says that dance is a universal language, and hopes the show can resonate with Chinese audience.

Ivan Caracalla, head of Caracalla Dance Theater, says that dance is a universal language, and hopes the show can resonate with Chinese audience.

Ivan Caracalla, head of Caracalla Dance Theater, says that dance is a universal language, and hopes the show can resonate with Chinese audience.

The show premiered in July at the Bacchus Temple, in Baalbek, Lebanon.

Lebanese performance explores the Silk Road

Lebanese performance explores the Silk Road

It was the opening performance of the 60th edition of the Baalbeck International Festival, an annual cultural event in Lebanon.

The production, comprising 195 artists from Lebanon, Spain, India, Ukraine and China, will tour Europe later this year. And Mr. Caracalla also plans to bring it on a full tour of China next year.

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