With a history of more than 2,000 years, shadow play is the earliest cartoon and precursor of modern cinema. Simply speaking, shadow theatre originated in the Han Dynasty (202B.C.—220A.D.), burgeoned in the Tang Dynasty (618A.D.—907A.D.) and reached its heyday in the Song Dynasty (960 A.D.—1279 A.D.). From the 13th century, the art began its trip to West Asia and Europe.


To offer direct excess to Chinese shadow theatre, Shichahai shadow art performance hotel provides shadow play every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Looking forward to your attendance.

Performance Time: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 8pm.

Location: Lobby of shadow art performance hotel.

Price: 100RMB per ticket (free for in house guests)