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Friday, September 17, 2010

" The story that lies beneath Liusanjie "

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Liu Sanjie a well-known water impression performance played not by real actors but by the local people of Yangshuo, quite a small province, but became famous because of the show.

The area houses 2500 seats and a definite must see for tourists and locals alike.

Liu Sanjie is a story that originates from the Zhuang minority people
-the largest minority group in China.
Legend says that a woman called Liu Sanjie, which means "third sister" had
a beautiful voice, so striking that it could even raise the dead.
It became such a remarkable story that in 1960 a movie was made.

In 2004, director Zhang Yimou known for House of Flying daggers started directing the whole thing.
His main inspiration was nature, the mountains and the river.
His emphasis was to create a dramatic and astounding effect
on the beauty of Li River and its reflections.

see more cool and exciting weekend reflections this weekend.

6 comments :

  1. Very cool reflections here indeed! I love the red!

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  2. What terrific and colorful reflections!! I love it! Thanks for sharing! Hope you have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  3. Oh wow, this is absolutely amazing! Must be a sight to see!

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  4. That is absolutely beautiful, amazing. The colors and the framing are perfect.

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  5. superb!! very creative catch..lovely reflections there...love it.

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