Impression Sanjie Liu premiered in 2003 by the Li River. Facing Shutong Hill across the river, the location provides a 180-degree panoramic view of the performance and the beautiful scenery within the range of about two kilometers along the river. All lighting and acoustic systems are designed in a way that blends in perfectly with the surroundings.
The show is a superb fusion of natural landscapes and folk songs and ballads, set against the grandest and most spectacular background in the world which covers an area of two square kilometers. Since its premiere in 2004, the show has drawn an audience of more than 8.3 million home and abroad. It has become the icon of Yangshuo and contributed considerably to the local GDP.