The last Shen Yun performances in the Dominican Republic are scheduled for 6 and 7 February in Santiago de los Caballeros at the Gran Teatro Cibao. What is promoted as a Chinese original dance spectacle is surrounded by controversy.
The Embassy of China protested the performances, saying it was part of a cult not allowed in China. Epoch Times, a publication started by a Chinese citizen who migrated to the United States after the Tiananmen Square tragedy, defends the performances. The New Yorker shares insights into the controversy.
6 February 2023