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Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion was brought to UAE audiences in February 2016 by Alchemy Project in association with the Dubai Calendar. Running for 11 d...ays, Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion opened to a full house at the Dubai World Trade Centre and delivered a world-class entertainment experience in the heart of the Emirates.

Cirque du Soleil - Dralion
Cirque du Soleil - Dralion

About Dralion 

Fusing the 3000-year-old tradition of Chinese acrobatic arts with the multidisciplinary approach of Cirque du Soleil, Dralion (pronounced “Dra-lee-on”) draws its inspiration from Eastern philosophy and its never-ending quest for harmony between humans and nature. The show’s name is derived from its two emblematic creatures: the dragon, symbolizing the East, and the lion, symbolizing the West.
In Dralion, the four elements that govern the natural order take on a human form. Thus embodied, each element is represented by its own evocative color: air is blue; water is green; fire is red; the earth is ochre. In the world of Dralion, cultures blend, Man and Nature are one, and balance is achieved.