Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends
  • Edinburgh Fringe

A mix of ancient music, legends and history as this troupe of 80 young performers recreate the excitement of an ancient imperial parade during the reign of Emperor Qin, almost 1,300 years ago. This snapshot of the most prosperous country on Earth at the time features dancers in traditional military costumes, stories about the legendary Eight Immortals and tales of the Silk Road. Discover traditional Chinese melodies and instruments such as the erhu, pipa and sheng.