Princess Wencheng’s live show is a magnificent stage drama set against a backdrop of majestic mountains and rivers. This unique production combines elements of both Tibetan and Chinese culture to narrate the captivating tale of Princess Wencheng’s courageous journey from Luoyang to Lhasa when she was merely sixteen years old. Among the numerous girls in the Tang Dynasty, she was the only one who ventured across the river to marry a foreign land.
Once you bid farewell to your birthplace and embark on a distant voyage, there is no turning back. However, those who accompany you on this arduous and obstacle-laden path will remain by your side, offering unwavering support.
After years of long-distance marriage, the troops of bidding farewell to their loved ones were compelled to halt due to the plateau, sandstorms, and heavy snow. Luckily, they were saved by the monks in the temple and subsequently arrived in Lhasa.
In Lhasa is Tibetan to welcome Wencheng. On the arrival of the princess, the people are singing and playing AGA, and the Jokhang temple and Potala Palace are being built in full swing. The Tibetans are singing and dancing and looking forward to the princess who has been married from afar.
At that moment, they feel that Princess Wencheng is nostalgic for her hometown, but still, for Tibet, They brought a lot of soybean seeds and a Buddha statue of Sakyamuni. It is said that there was a big cave in the Jokhang Temple, where the Buddha statue was sealed up.
Wu Zetian later decided against opening the Buddha statue for reasons unknown. Princess Wencheng married Lhasa and did not bear any children with Songzan Ganbu. Out of the five wives he married, only his Tibetan wife had a son. Songzan Ganbu died young, leaving Princess Wencheng to live alone until her 60s.
Due to political factors, Songzan Ganbu’s wives did not reside in the Potala Palace; instead, they lived in the red and white house on the hillside of Yaowang mountain, which was also Princess Wencheng’s residence. It was at the end of the entire performance that they finally wrote down the phrase “The world is not far away”. The princess always remained connected to her roots.