Echoes of Dunhuang: An immersive journey through time and art

CGTN | Updated: 2023-05-29


Actors perform a scene from a groundbreaking immersive theatrical production centered on Dunhuang in Jiuquan, Northwest China's Gansu province, on May 25, 2023. [Photo/CGTN]

A groundbreaking, immersive theatrical production centered on the enchanting city of Dunhuang has been recently captivating audiences. This remarkable production delves deep into the origins of Dunhuang culture, drawing inspiration from the profound interpretations of the Mogao Grottoes murals and the ancient scriptures discovered in the Cangjing Cave, known as the "Library Cave."

Through meticulous research and development, it brings the ancient musical instruments of Dunhuang to life, utilizing state-of-the-art techniques like holographic projection to create a fully-immersive experience. In this mesmerizing presentation, the production beautifully unfolds the moving story of a young man's artistic journey in the Western regions.

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