2013 Artistry on Ice shows in Taiwan (June 8) & China (June 10, 14 & 16)

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  1. Sylvia

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    Official site: http://artistryonice.streetvoice.com/in_index.html
    June 8 - Taipei, Taiwan
    June 10 - Guangzhou, China
    June 14 - Shanghai, China
    June 16 - Beijing, China

    I'm not sure if everyone pictured currently on the site will be performing in all 4 shows: Shen/Zhao, Evgeni Plushenko, Shizuka Arakawa, Johnny Weir (all 4 shows are listed on his official site), Kurt Browning (AOI is listed on the KurtFiles site), Joannie Rochette, Jeff Buttle, etc. I also see photos of Alissa Czisny and Irina Slutskaya lower down. Patrick Chan currently is listed for 4 AOI shows on Skate Canada's National Team Athlete Appearances page but is not pictured.
     
  2. midori

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    They're announcing the Taipei cast on FB.
    http://www.facebook.com/ArtistryOnIce

    Cast announced so far:
    Alexander Chesna / Ekaterina Chesna
    Vladimir Besedin / Oleksiy Polishchuk
    Edvin Marton
    Johnny Weir
    Kurt Browning
    Irina Slutskaya
    Alissa Czisny
    Aliona SAVCHENKO / Robin SZOLKOWY
    Nathalie Pechalat / Fabian Bourzat

    I have booked my ticket and the trip. :)
     
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  4. luCN

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    hi,Sylvia~
    I heard male cast will be Kurt Browning,Patrick Chan,Jeffrey Buttle,Johnny Weir and Han Yan.no info about Shizuka Arakawa,but maybe Mao Asada will come,and Zijun Li.S/Z seem won't skate this time,only organize and choroe the show.
     
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    According to the news after the media conference, the casts are likely to be:

    Men
    Patrick Chen
    Kurt Browning (will perform ”singing in the rain”)
    Johnny Weir
    Stephane Lambiel !!
    Han Yan (will work with the local singer Wanting Qu with her song “You Exist In My Song”)

    Ladies
    Irina lutskaya
    Alissa Czisny
    Joannie Rochette(will work with Wanting Qu with her song “Drenched”)
    Zijun Li

    Pairs
    Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy
    Cheng Peng / Hao Zhang

    Ice Dance
    Nathalie Pechalat / Fabian Bourzat
     
  8. spikydurian

    spikydurian Well-Known Member

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    wow... the men cast! :swoon: Buttle is not skating?
     
  9. iceflame

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    He is not mentioned in the news, so I have no idea whether he'll be skating there.

    But, Lambiel is such a wonderful surprise to me:D
     
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  11. spikydurian

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    He's hot and in demand!:lol:
     
  12. iceflame

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    poster from the ticket center.
     
  13. N_Halifax

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    Great to see Irina Slutskaya participating. She has really been enjoying a lot of success as a professional, especially with the huge boom of popularity of skating in Asia right now.
     
  14. Sylvia

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    Another article in English: http://english.cri.cn/8046/2013/04/21/195s760785.htm
     
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    Oh lord I really want to go to this but the host they have for the Taipei show...I have SEETHING HATE towards her.
     
  16. spikydurian

    spikydurian Well-Known Member

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    Why? Is she a lousy host?
     
  17. walei

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    She's a self proclaimed fashionista with an annoying baby voice, and she has her own C-list fashion TV show but thinks she's an A list fashionista on the top of her game.

    :lol: I know it's unhealthy for me to have cyber hatred towards someone that I don't know in real life but I just really don't like 'try-hards'.
     
  18. spikydurian

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    Curiously, what's her name? I couldn't find it from the links above?
     
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  22. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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  27. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    Re-posting here :):
    Thanks for the links!

    Geoffrey Tyler's photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152887012870483.1073741825.217099960482&type=3

    ETA:

    Two clips featuring Johnny Weir (first one has other skaters in group number):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxwO1i1tS-0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as-jLwd_X60

    Alexander Chesna and Ekaterina Chesna (RUS) - Artistry on Ice Taipei 2013
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFo2w03Vr04
     
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    Taipei Show-
    I got some videos and is uploading. The show is mostly sold out with few spots here and there, although the sponsors advertised heavily this year and had some deals with BMW/Amway with tickets.

    By the way, almost all the skaters fell either with a jump, stag jump, or just skating by. Kurt later said there was something going on with the lights and he couldn't see. I also saw them patching up the ice during intermission. My guess was that the ice surface wasn't in top shape (wasn't very cold in there), plus they have lights ON the ice, in the back, and the regular spot lights that just got too confusing for the skaters. There were 3 group numbers, intro, end and a mid one. Hongbo didn't really skate except to a few short footwork thing. Xue was there as well, very pregnant but looked great!

    Oh, I would expect to see vidoeos up soon. People were taking their ipad and filming the whole thing!