The Eternal Tides at The PuSh Festival: Win Tickets

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The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (“PuSh Festival”) and TAIWANfest present the Western Canadian premiere of Taiwan’s Legend Lin Dance Theatre in The Eternal Tides, the PuSh Festival’s headline event February 3, 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

The Eternal Tides at The PuSh Festival
Photo by Chin Cheng-Tsai

The Eternal Tides at The PuSh Festival

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (630 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
When: Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8:00pm
Tickets: On sale now from $39 via the PuSh Festival

Renowned choreographer LIN Lee-Chen draws on Taiwanese tribal tradition and ceremonial rite in this monumental contemporary dance work. Inspired by the ocean that encloses her native island of Taiwan, Lee-Chen pays respect to life-giving water in a visually-lush spectacle featuring 18 dancers accompanied by drummer and vocalist.

“We are proud to partner with the PuSh Festival in hosting Legend Lin Dance Theatre,” says Charlie Wu, Managing Director of TAIWANfest. “Not only will this mark the first-ever time these revered artists set foot on our coast, it also provides Vancouverites the opportunity to encounter more of the extraordinary talent to emerge from one of Asia’s most culturally vibrant hubs with an incredible storied history.”

Adorned in exquisite costumes with striking minimalist sets in the backdrop, the artists of Legend Lin Dance Theatre promise to mesmerize audiences in The Eternal Tides. On stage, a vivid tableau of fabric and silver grass, red-tinted figures and shocks of white, are composed with flair and delicacy. With subtle, hypnotic movement, the dancers create poetry in motion, evoking the ebb and flow of nature and its precariousness in modern life.

Taiwanese folk and Taoist ritual are weaved in The Eternal Tides, among which the mystic legends of the eagle and the ‘White Bird’. Further, Lee-Chen uses symbolism of the seed, which travels via the sea to new lands to take root. A variety of 20 seeds— flower, grain and fruit—are featured as elements of the sets and costumes.

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is Vancouver’s signature, mid-winter cultural event, taking place over three weeks each January in theatres and venues across the city. The PuSh Festival presents groundbreaking, contemporary works of theatre, dance, music, and multimedia by acclaimed local, national, and international artists.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to this performance on February 3rd. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Monday, January 15, 2018. Follow the PuSh Festival on Facebook and Twitter.

Update The winner is MK!

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22 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Shelley ButcherTuesday, January 9th, 2018 — 2:44pm PST

    This would be amazing! I would love to take my granddaughter. She loves dance!

  2. EileenTuesday, January 9th, 2018 — 9:54pm PST

    I’ve yet to experience the PuSh Festival.

  3. Jason BWednesday, January 10th, 2018 — 11:46am PST

    Great

  4. Kirsten FisherWednesday, January 10th, 2018 — 2:58pm PST

    I would love to go to this performance! It would be an amazing experience! Thanks for the awesome contest!

  5. MeganWednesday, January 10th, 2018 — 3:29pm PST

    Thank you! Would love to take my Little Sister!

  6. BevWednesday, January 10th, 2018 — 5:23pm PST

    Thanks for the chance to win this amazing experience Miss 604! Would love to go!

  7. Sandra PinkThursday, January 11th, 2018 — 11:40am PST

    LOOKS EXQUISITE

  8. ValerieThursday, January 11th, 2018 — 12:46pm PST

    wOW, this really looks like a must-see. 🙂

  9. Kate ChoiThursday, January 11th, 2018 — 5:16pm PST

    would love to go!

  10. behzadThursday, January 11th, 2018 — 9:25pm PST

    I would love to go to this one!

  11. KarenFriday, January 12th, 2018 — 9:23am PST

    Would love to go!

  12. MKFriday, January 12th, 2018 — 10:04am PST

    This looks like an amazing production. Hope to win!

  13. RenateFriday, January 12th, 2018 — 3:55pm PST

    I would love to take my husband to celebrate his retirement!

  14. TammyFriday, January 12th, 2018 — 9:29pm PST

    So lovely!

  15. bonnie lamSaturday, January 13th, 2018 — 7:57am PST

    Good luck to you all. Huggies.

  16. Shelby GreggSunday, January 14th, 2018 — 11:45am PST

    Excited to go

  17. Teresa KSunday, January 14th, 2018 — 1:51pm PST

    I would love to win.

  18. Sara ChiesaSunday, January 14th, 2018 — 6:16pm PST

    Looks like a beautiful show, would love to win this! 🙂

  19. LindaMonday, January 15th, 2018 — 10:28am PST

    This performance looks fantastic! I love this festival.

  20. LeanneWednesday, January 17th, 2018 — 12:09pm PST

    I would love to check this out!

  21. BevThursday, January 18th, 2018 — 9:43pm PST

    This looks so amazing! Would love to win this awesome prize!

  22. Catherine HercusFriday, January 19th, 2018 — 8:49pm PST

    Would love to win the tickets and take my daughter!

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