The delegation of Sutra cast making of 20 Kungfu monks from Shaolin Temple arrived in Geneva, Switzerland and performed four shows from February 6 to 19, 2023, which was high acclaimed by local society. This is also an another exchange visit of Kungfu monks from Shaolin Temple over ten years.
The drama’ s English name is Sutra, Chinese name “佛经”. It tells Chinese and Shaolin Kungfu stories with the manner connecting traditional Shaolin Kungfu and western modern dance. The performance not only blends forms of Eastern and Western arts, but also condenses gems of wisdom between the East and West. The work was directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, composed by five world-class musicians and joined by 20 Shaolin Kungfu monks together. The stage drama SUTRA has been performed in or so one hundred cities from more than 30 countries, attracting hundreds of thousands of audiences, which is highly praised from all walks of life of the international community. (Edited by Zou Xiang and pictures from the cast of the SUTRA)