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Staged entirely upon the lake itself (a stage has been built 3 centimeters below the surface), Impression West Lake is a spectacle of light, music, dance and theatrics. The stories are based on Hangzhou legends. Using the lake and its surroundings as props, lights and hundreds of actors create a sensational performance.

It is a unique outdoor performance on natural settings. Staged on the West Lake, the performance appears vivid and incredibly beautiful. Mixed with the myths and legends of the West Lake, the show leads you to a sweet thousand-year dream. The special concealable auditorium ensures each seat a wonderful place to enjoy the dazzling show. The state-of-the-art sound system is surely to offer a surprising musical enjoyment. Be sure to catch it, the show is a must-see when you come to Hangzhou. Come and enjoy the most amazing and beautiful spectacle you will see in your life.
The director of this show is Mr Zhang Yimou, who was in charge of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.  In 2016, the dream-like and fantastic
Impression West Lake Show, as the golden name card of the city of Hangzhou, gave the world a feast for eyes during G20 summit.
82 Beishan Road, opposite to Yuefei Temple and Shangri-la Hotel, Hangzhou
Stage is entirely on the Yuehu Lake, which is a natural part of West Lake
Seating Plan
Ticket Pricing
 Type of the Seats  Published Price in RMB  Price in USD  Child Price in USD
 Ordinary Seats  RMB 350  USD 53  USD 33
 VIP Seats ( Best Seller )  RMB 380  USD 57  USD 38

Child Policy
(a) Child Price, as shown in the table, is for child over 1 meter and under 1.30 meters, seat is available. (b) Child not reaching 1 meter in height is free of charge without a seat. (c) Child over 1.30 meters is deemed as adult and should buy the adult ticket. (d) Please note: Child policy is depending on child’s height rather than on child’s age.
How to Book the Show Ticket?

1.  Email us:   Type of the Seats, Date, Contact No. No.of Tickets to: [email protected]
2.  Pay by Credit Card or Debit Card (via PayPal Portal)
3.  Get the “Booking Confirmation” email
4.  If the type of tickets you book are all sold out, we will contact you to advise you change the type of the seats or refund the full payment to you

How to Pay?

* Pay by Credit/Debit Card via PayPal  Our PayPal account: [email protected]
People holding a credit card or a debit card can pay the show tickets via PayPal. Only USD3.00 service charge will be added to the total amount payable.  This service charge includes mailing cost.
* Pay by Telegraphic Transfer in USD (for overseas transfer in USD)
Beneficiary’s Account Number: 1202005909900039266
Beneficiary’s Bank Name: ICBC(Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Zhejiang Provincial Branch)
Beneficiary’s Bank Address: No.286 Nanshan Road, West Lake District, Hangzhou, China
^  Your are responsible to undertake all banking charges (including local & overseas banking fees) for telegraphic transfer.
^  Please leave enough time for the payment to reach our account and email us the scanned bank-in slip for verification.
* Pay the balance upon Arrival at the Tickets Office
How to Get the Ticket?
1. Book the tickets on line and receive our comfirmation email
After you book and pay the tickets, you will receive a confimation letter, showing your booking information, and the contact number of our staff at the venue.
2. Show your passports at the ticket office to get the tickets on the show day.
Go to the ticket office (at the entrance of the show) at least 15-30mins before show starts. Show your passport to the ticket office and get tickets.
Staff Emergency Phone Number: +86 186-5712-8088
Cancellation Policy
1. Cancellation due to Bad Weather, Power Failure, Show Facility Breakdown, and Political Reasons
This show is performed in the open air and the entrance ticket will only be released after 6pm every day. The show may be cancelled in heavy rainy days or under severe weather conditions (eg typhoon, thunderstorm, flood, extreme cold temperature,etc). Power failure, major show facility breakdown, strikes, civial unrest, governmental urgent bookings may also result in cancellation, delay, or interruption of the show bookings or the show performance.  Gotohangzhou.com cannot accept any liabilities caused by bad weather, power failure, show facility breakdown, or those political reasons.  You may either change the date of the show or get the refund from us.
2. Change & Cancellation Caused by Customer
No refund for any cancellation once the tickets are reserved.
The show  opened on 9th Mar.
28th Mar VIP seats fully booked
29th Mar VIP seats fully booked
If you are going to book TODAY’s tickets, please finish payment before 15:00, otherwise we are unable to reserve tickets for you, and you have to buy from the ticket office at the entrance of the venue directly.
The new show Enduring Memories of Hangzhou, is upgraded by the team led by famous director Zhang Yimou based on the former Impression West Lake Show. 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 show is created in an East-Meet-West way. Dancers perform in the beautifully lit background in the shallow water, and the performance is all on a floating platform, so that it seems like dancers are dancing on the surface of the lake. In such a setting, together with fantastic music background and awesome performance, the show is absolutely a must-see in Hangzhou.
Act 1 : Spring River in the Flower Moon Night
Spring River in the Flower Moon Night is the one of the Ten Chinese Traditional Musical Masterpieces. Originated from a well-known poem of Tang Dynasty, it has evolved into a staple in music and dance.
Act 2: Dance of Picking Tea Leaves
This Chinese folk music is describing the tea picking girls happily working in the tea plantation. Hangzhou is famous for the West Lake green tea. In spring time, when the tea leaf-bud just comes about. The tea picking girls is dancing at the background of the green tea plantation.
Act 3: A Tale of the Chinese Romeo and Juliet
This is a Chinese legend of a tragic love story of a pair of lovers, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai. They loved each other but not forbidden to marry each other by their family, after they died, their spirits finally becomes beautiful butterflies and lived together forever.
Act 4: High Mountains and Flowing Waters
The classical Chinese music , High Mountains and Flowing Waters is much more about natural scenery. It was a metaphor for ancient Chinese literati to denote friendship. It is now a hint of the friendship between Hangzhou and the world.
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.
Act 6: My country and I
This act express our love to our hometown and to our country. Welcome to Hangzhou. Welcome to China.
Act 7: Moon Light
The night of the West Lake will not be so mysterious and charming without the moon light mirroring in the lake.
Act 8: The Unforgettable Jasmine Flower
This Chinese folk song may be the most popular Chinese folk song all over the world. The new performance of this famous folk song will leave you an unforgettable impression.
Act 9: Ode to Joy
The show will reach its climax with Beethoven’s Ode to Joy. Impression West Lake, the most memorable is Hangzhou. Welcome to Hangzhou.

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