Artistry on Ice, June 9-17, China

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by judiz, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. luCN

    luCN New Member

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    well,Artristy invite her just to promote their cosmetics,to get attention for their goods.whether she can skate, know figure skating or not isn't important.unlike some ice show,ArOI nearly only depand on Artristy's support,not the boxoffice.Artristy needs return on investment.last year,they invited several TV stars from south korea and america too.

    I think it's acceptable

    photo fr Taipei's show:http://sports.qq.com/a/20120610/000452.htm#p=3
     
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  2. gofigure

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    Figure skating needs all the help it can get when it comes to promotion so having someone like Katie Holmes endorsing it is amazing. When was the last time a Hollywood star was the name associated with a show? Kudos to the Chinese for making this happen.
     
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  4. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    Sarah Jessica Parker was invited to promote "Artistry on Ice" last year: http://www.cnngo.com/shanghai/life/sarah-jessica-parkers-next-show-skates-city-211466
    Photos of Parker in Shanghai: http://www.terra.com/mujer/fotos/sarah_jessica_parker_en_china/383640
     
  5. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    Cameras are not allowed into the stadium tonight :mad: so I guess my iPhone will have to do.
     
  6. luCN

    luCN New Member

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    well,everytime they said this,but never come true...you can have a try :D
     
  7. Teenes

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  8. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    Every time I have tried, my camera has been confiscated, and once they erased all my photos and once damaged the lens while at the drop off place. I will not be trying again.
     
  9. RunnersHigh

    RunnersHigh Well-Known Member

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    Really??? Then I'll not carry mine there. :wall:

    Was there a stockroom in Shanghai before?
     
  10. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    Really. I don't know about Shanghai, but they seem pretty strict at Capital Gymnasium. It's not worth lugging my camera across the city - I'll just enjoy the show :)
     
  11. riveredge

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    thanks..:) i know she's dancer..
     
  12. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    It seems 50% of the people were not allowed cameras, but the guy next to me had a good one, huge lens and all!!

    The show was great. Loved Jeff and Kurt. Signs for "Johnny Gaga Weir" and Plushenko.

    Really enjoyed it. My photos turned out crap though :lol:
     
  13. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    How were Shen and Zhao?
     
  14. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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  15. PinkFeathers

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  16. RunnersHigh

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    Thank you!! To tell you the truth, I don't took a picture during the competition or performance. But hope to do that during the ceremony and finale. :(

    Anyway, enjoy it!! ;)
     
  17. luCN

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    to tell the trueth,I think this year's show isn't as good as last year...maybe because it's on Tuesday……

    but,when Shen and Zhao come back at last,Zhao kissed Shen's forehead,then they kneeled on the ice and kiss the ice together,I burst into tears,and can't stop……
    http://slide.sports.sina.com.cn/o/slide_2_730_29068.html#p=21
    http://ww1.sinaimg.cn/large/7da576f2jw1dtvxhnsqztj.jpg

    Nan Song skated to Sarabande Suite.Sui/Han skated Flamenco and a new pro Painted On My Heart,omg it's totally different from their former programs,sexy and powerful LOL

    S/Z was the highlight in last night for sure.Plushenko was so powerful too,beautiful jumps!Kurt Browning's really a great showman,he needs to skate forever!Audience loved his shirt with chinese character :)(oh I forgot to say Jason Mraz also hold a concert last night in beijing! LOL) Johnny's fighter is well accepted,but not that "rocked" compare to his "gaga" programs here. Pity most people don't know Edvin Marton at all,when I felt so excited to see Marton on the ice,some one even don't know why he comes……

    some fans are really enthusiastic,I saw Johnny's,Plushenko's and Buttle's fans club organized very well,they wear the same "member shirt" with special design,carry big poster,banner and beautiful flowers,,each has about 10 to 20 people.

    22 photos:
    http://slide.sports.sina.com.cn/o/slide_2_730_29068.html#p=1

    I'm sorry for you Angelskates.my friends and I all brought our cameras in,maybe you were just not luck...and I saw many people hold big SLR Camera.
     
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  18. RunnersHigh

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    :wuzrobbed
     
  19. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

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    I loved it so much more than last year's show, which was all about S/Z.
     
  20. YukiNieve

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    Thank you, luCN, for the report!

    Sui looks totally different...
    https://p.twimg.com/AvPxEFxCIAAwx0q.jpg
     
  21. riveredge

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    thanks for posting this.. i would love also to see joannie be part of yuna's ice show in korea.. :)
     
  22. brilliant9

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    Ah...These pictures also brought me to tears :wuzrobbed
    I saw them live for the first time at ATSSpring last year. I was so impressed by their 'Turandot' performance and it was such a pleasure to just watch them live. They'll always be legends of Chinese FS history and one of the best pair teams of 21st century. Wish them the best in the future.
     
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  23. luCN

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    ten HD photos:
    http://sports.cnr.cn/banner/201206/t20120613_509896735.html
    14 HD photos:
    http://big5.xinhuanet.com/gate/big5/news.xinhuanet.com/sports/2012-06/13/c_123274186.htm
    41 smaller photos:
    http://sports.sina.com.cn/z/newphoto/photo/116706/

    they've arrived in Shenzhen,and hold a press coference too.waiting for the news.

    btw,one of the news says Weir's Chopin program is part of his new competition pro,which recorded by Marton,but I don't find other source.Some Weir's fan club members talked to him for a long time the day before yesterday,don't know if they'll share the informations with us.
     
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  24. skatesindreams

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  25. l'etoile

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    ^^ thanks for the link. The user is still uploading I guess. I heard the shows are sold-out for the last week's shows, so this weekend's. I can't wait for all the reports and photos!!
     
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    Kurt's been sending photos from Shenzhen (including pictures of Jeff and Joannie), and also has a little blog post in which he mentions Plushenko and Weir.

    You can see all his photos/blogs together here: http://www.kurtfiles.com/forfun/kbfromaoi12.php

    or on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kurt-Browning/217099960482

    BTW, would someone who saw the Beijing show and got a program be willing to send me a photo of the program listing, or tell me what to add/delete/rearrange from the Taipei listing? http://www.kurtfiles.com/events/artistryonice12runlist.php
     
  28. skatesindreams

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  29. riveredge

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    yuna just arrived in shangshai!:)
     
  30. RunnersHigh

    RunnersHigh Well-Known Member

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    Pictures!!! Wow this banner is super! Give it to me, please. :swoon: