Avenue: Yuehu Lake Scenic Area
Address: Yuehu Lake Scenic Area, West Lake, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Daily First Show: 19:45-20:45 (Mar.- Sep.) , 19:15-20:15 (Oct.- Dec.)
Second Show(TBA.): 21:15-22:15
If the booking more than 10 tickets,you can get a free bus pick up service from your hotel in down to the impression show avenue!
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Impression West Lake is one of the representatives created by Zhang Yimou who is Chinese most famous movie director and the general director of the opening ceremony of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Wang Chaoge and Fan Yue. Impression West Lake is one of Chinese top live-action performances strongly featured by the local culture and unique charm of Hangzhou West Lake. It is nationwide famous for its dreamlike show and fantastic elegance. Actually,the visitors in Hangzhou are unexceptionally eager to watch this life-size performance, because it is one mingled and charming show of Hangzhou culture and history. Impression West Lake is the third performance (the first and the second live-action performance made by them are Impression Liu Sanjie and Impression Lijiang River) shown initially in 2007.
Yuehu Lake Scenic Area is the venue of Impression West Lake. There is a retractable and moveable platform to hold 1800 audiences at the south of Yuehu Lake Tower. With the combination of live environment and high-end technologies, Impression West Lake extends varied marvelous visual appeal to audience in accordance with the natural changes. Yuehu Lake Scenic Area with the surrounding forests and mountains forming the backdrop for the the story of star-crossed lovers. The whole performance equipments are environmentally friendly. The actors’ performance is shown on the water of West Lake. It is not opera, dream or party but thousands of years show.
New Era For The Impression West Lake Show(Enduring Memories of Hangzhou)
The new show Enduring Memories of Hangzhou, is upgraded by the team led by famous director Zhang Yimou. The upgraded show maintains 80% of the original program content and benefits from a new audio system which has been installed to delight audiences from all over the world.The name of the show is quoted from a very famous poem written by Bai Juyi ( 772 - 846 ), the great poet, litterateur and politician in Chinese Tang Dynasty ( 618 - 907 ). He used to be the mayor of Hangzhou, and was respected and loved by the local people since he did a lot work to make them live better. The new show "Enduring Memories of Hangzhou" was performed for world leaders on September 4th in China for the G20 Summit.“Enduring Memories of Hangzhou” later made its public debut in October, attracting huge audiences to the West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.
This culture fusion performance of East and West, featuring a symphony orchestra and gala on water, is a unique outdoor concert in a natural setting. Through a significant feat of engineering, the stage platform lies centimeters below the West Lake’s surface. To the audience, the actors appear to be performing on the surface of the water, which also creates a stunning reflection of the performance and lighting. The entire stage, covering an area of 8,000 square meters divided into three main performance zones spaced significantly apart, posed a great challenge for the monitor system setup.
Act 1 : Spring River in the Flower Moon Night
One of the most unique poems of the Tang dynasty, "Spring River in the Flower Moon Night" is included in virtually all historical surveys of Tang poetry.And this poem has inspired numerous later artworks. The composer Peng Xiuwen created a piece of orchestral music with the same name, which has since entered the classical repertoire for the traditional Chinese instrument guzheng.
Act 2: Dance of Picking Tea Leaves
Among the Chinese dances, the folk dance is the greatest in number, the most extensive and the deepest into life, and the closest to everyone's daily life.The soft music and graceful dancing, as well as the cheerful and warm atmosphere, vividly represent the unique labor involved in traditional tea picking in Hangzhou.
Act 3: A Tale of the Chinese Romeo and Juliet
Based on the Chinese folk tale 'Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai', this romantic tragedy portrays 'Romeo and Juliet' from a distinctly Chinese angle, with its two star-crossed lovers facing the obstacle of a class-based arranged marriage and the archaic idea that "a virtuous woman is one without any talent."
Act 4: High Mountains and Flowing Waters
One of the most historically famous Chinese musical compositions, High Mountains and Flowing Water, describes the virility, depth, decency and nobleness of the mountain, and the harmony between the flowing water and the high mountain. It evokes scenery of a fresh spring cheerfully flowing down the high mountain, while the surf is blowing up mischievously.
Act 5: Ballet Swan Lake
This act moves the famous Russian Ballet Swan Lake to the West Lake. It was a greeting to the world famous Ballet Dance.And it was the first time s Ballet Dance on a real lake with water.
Act 6: My country and I
This national famous song in china express the love to hometown and to the country. Welcome to the most beautiful city in China - Hangzhou.
Act 7: Moon Light
Since ancient times, the moon has been the eternal theme of Chinese literature and the inspiration for countless poets, which can be seen in numerous descriptions of the moon in Chinese poems. In China, the full moon has a long association with family reunion. Hence, viewing the full moon with friends and family has become a traditional custom.
Act 8: The Unforgettable Jasmine Flower
This famous song was played in the opening ceremony of Beijing Olympic games and the Hongkong Handover ceremony. It includes the typical Chinese cultural element and known worldwide, so is honored as the second Chinese anthems.
Act 9: Ode to Joy
The show will reach its ends with Beethoven’s Ode to Joy. The heaven on earth-Hangzhou!
|Type of the Seats|
Price in USD
|VIP Seats (Highly Recommend,in the right front of the Show)|
◆ "Child Price", as shown in the above table for child over 1 meter and under 1.3 meters, seat is available.
◆ No charge for children under 1 meter in height, provided that the child does not occupy a seat. If the child occupies a seat, the price is the same as adult ticket price .
◆ Full fare must be paid for children over 1.3 meters tall.
◆ Child policy is depending on child's height not on child's age.
Impression West Lake Booking Tips
Click the above "Book Now" button, please select a ticket class,date, type of seat in the booking table, then we will reply you back within 1 hours to double check the details. Later, we will require all the full names, and passport No. of the person who will attend the show. Make payment online by Paypal, then you will get a ticket confirmation voucher within 6 hours
Ticket Confirmation Voucher:
After make payment online to us, the Ticket confirmation voucher will be sent to you via email.
How to get show ticket(s)?
You will get show ticket(s) by displaying your passport and ticket confirmation voucher to the theatre staffs at the ticket office, and they will help you to find the seat.
If it is fully booked, what can we do?
With a long-term contract with Impression West Lake operator, we can hold seats till 6:00 pm every show day. If it is already fully booked on the required day, we will inform you via email as soon as possible, ask if you need to change a show day, or need 100% refund.
100% Refund Guarrantee:
Thousands of our clients have paid through PayPal to book tickets in this way. In case when we find out the tickets have been sold out on the day you required, we guarantee to send 100% refund to your Paypal account immediately.
You can directly contact us by Email or call 0086-13735411378 to make a urgent booking.
Transportation Guide- How to get to the Impression Westlake Show venue?
1.From Hangzhou International Airport: Airport Bus to Aviation Ticking Office, then take a taxi to the show avenue (about 15RMB)
2.From Hangzhou Railway Station: Take K7 or K27 to Yue Fei Temple Stop
3.From East Railway Station: Take No.28 Bus to ZheDaFuZhong Stop, then take No.81 Bus to Yue Fei Temple Stop
4.From East Coach Station: Take No.28 Bus to ZheDaFuZhong Stop, then take No.81 Bus to Yue Fei Temple StopIf
5.By Taxi: Tell the driver to take you to "Yuefei Temple(In chinese:岳庙" or "Shangeri-la Hotel (In chinese:香格里拉酒店". The show venue is at the opposite of the temple and hotel.
How to Get the Ticket?
1. Book the tickets on line and receive our confirmation email
After you book and pay the tickets, you will receive a confirmation letter by email about the booking code.Print it out or take a picture of the booking code.
2. Show your passport and the booking code to get the tickets on the show day.
Bring all your passport(s) and the booking code on the show day to get the ticket(s) at the counter of the ticket office at 19:00, Please arrive at the ticket office half an hour before show starts in case the long line!
Emergency Phone Number: +86 13735411378
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Director of Impression West lake
Zhang Yimou, Named as one of the World Best Ten Directors at the 1995 Montreal Film Festival, Canada
Won Lifetime Achievement Award at 1995 Hawaii International Film Festival.
Won the Outstanding Achievement Award at 1995 Colorado
International Film Festival Chosen as one of the Twenty Great Contemporary Directors in American Entertainment Weekly, 1995.
Chosen as one of the ten People of the Year by Time Magzine in 1998
Won Lifetime Achievement Award in the Sixth Asian Film Symposium,1999
Won the Outstanding Film Artist Award in Parma International Film Festival,2000
Chosen as the Best Foreign Film Director in 2000 by the Film Journal of 2000,Japan
Chosen as the Best Foreign Film Director by the readers of the Film Journal 2001, Japan
Won the Grand Prix at the Thirteenth Asian Cultural Festival 2002 in Fukuoka, Japan:
Won Film Master Award:
Jointly Presented by Mannheim Municipal Government and the 51st Mannheim International Film Festival,Germany, 2002
Won the Superstar Golden Star Award awarded by South California Film Committee, 2002.
Won the Elite Award presented by the New York Second Generation Association, 2002.
Major production: Red Sorghum,Ju Dou, Raise the Red Lantern, To Live, the Story of Qiu Ju, Keep Cool, Not One Less, the Road Home, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, Curse of the Golden Flower, Impression Liu Sanjie, Impression Lijiang and etc..
How to Pay for the Show Ticket?
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1. Cancellation due to irresistible cause like Bad Weather, Natural Disaster Coverage, facility is closed due to unforeseen circumstances, and Political Reasons.
If the show is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, power failure, major show facility breakdown, strikes, civial unrest, hurricanes, fires, earthquakes, governmental urgent bookings etc. and you had paid for prior to the event, you will receive a full refund. Hangzhouprivatetour.com cannot accept any liabilities caused by bad weather, power failure, show facility breakdown, or those political reasons. We will do our very best to contact you beforehand and as soon as we are made aware of any such cancellation.
2. Change & Cancellation Caused by Customer
No refund for any cancellation once the tickets are reserved.
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The show is not available due to the bad weather, show facility, political reasons. Normally, the show not performance from mid-December to begin of March due to the cold weather in Hangzhou, it’s too cold for actors and actress to perform on the lake.
You can buy the show tickets from the tickets center when you arrive (but it not sure still have tickets remain or not), you can also book online in advance. We provide Ticket Booking Service no extra service charge, there are several tickets for the show. 400RMB/ticket for VIP Seats (highly recommend); 360RMB/ticket for ordinary Seats; 680RMB for Honored Guest Seats.
Normally, the show starts 7:45pm in summer and 7:30pm in winter. Sometimes there 2 shows a day. The duration of the show is about 50 minutes.
Yes, you still have time to watch the show before back to Shanghai. There are many trains departure from Hangzhou to Shanghai at night after 21:30pm. The show ends around 8:30pm, it takes around 30 minutes from Show place to Hangzhou east train station. The latest one is 22:39pm departs Hangzhou East Station.
Yes, we provide Hangzhou hotel & Show Avenue Round way transfer as well. If we confirmed the service, we will send you the driver’s contact and our driver will meet you at your hotel lobby with your name board. You will be transferred to the place for the show. After the show, our driver will pick you up again from the designated point and take you back to your hotel. We will arrange the vehicle according to your group size.
There are many places to eat near the Show place, like Chinese table food, snack, western fast food (KFC, STARBUCKS) are easy to find here. You can also eat In the Jinsha Restaurant or Zhiweiguan if you want to food a good restaurant before or after the show, both restaurants are not far from the show.
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