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Win a Pair of Tickets to Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion'!

Want to win two tickets valued at $170 to "Dralion"? Just leave a comment.

Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that Dralion will be performing in San Diego from Nov. 15-18 at Valley View Casino Center. Fusing the 3,000 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 colour: air is blue; water is green; fire is red; earth is ochre. In the world of Dralion, cultures blend, Man and Nature are one, and balance is achieved.

Patch readers have a chance to win a pair of tickets to the 7:30 p.m. show on Thursday, Nov. 15. All you need to do is leave a comment telling us why you want the tickets. A winner will be selected at random. All comments must be in by 6 p.m. PST on Thursday, Nov. 8. The winner will be announced 8 a.m. PST on Friday, Nov. 9.

Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. Winner will be selected in a random drawing. The winner will receive two tickets to see Cirque du Soleil's Dralion on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. PST. Approximate retail value of tickets: $170. Click the PDF above for complete Official Rules.

S. Wood November 06, 2012 at 07:31 PM
I would love to share this experience with my favorite veteran!
Gabby Livingston November 06, 2012 at 07:32 PM
My husband and I would love to go! We've been working so hard in the last few days and we deserve a night out. We have never seen any Cirque du Soleil performances, so this would be our first. Have I mentioned how much I like your publication? (LOL)
Sheila Cokeley Wirick November 06, 2012 at 07:35 PM
I love the big tent!
Marylou Belew November 06, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Cirque Du Soleil! Bon Chance!
K.R. November 06, 2012 at 09:03 PM
Would love to go! Hope I win.
Marissa Feldman November 06, 2012 at 09:18 PM
Would be a great way to celebrate my second anniversary!
sb November 06, 2012 at 09:40 PM
pick me! Please...
Amanda Desantiago November 06, 2012 at 09:50 PM
i saw the Cirque du Soleil about a year ago with my boyfriend and it was awesome. IT is a GREAT experiene an something everyone should enjoy at least once in life..The things they do are amazing, and the way they make their selves look is just incredible! All the shows are different types. Ive never seen this one but would love to.. so pa pa pa pwease pick meeee :)
Mrs. Williams November 06, 2012 at 10:24 PM
I want the tickets
Angie Peila November 06, 2012 at 11:49 PM
Yes, please :)
shirley November 06, 2012 at 11:53 PM
I would greatly appreciate the tickets to Dralion since my funds are very limited as many other people. My godchild would love to go and see the acrobatics since she is a gymnast. This would give her a renewed interest in athletics!
Marsha Wachler November 07, 2012 at 12:32 AM
Many Many years ago, Cirque du Soleil's was in the sand in Santa Monica, CA. just set up next to the Santa Monica very long Pier (in the sand). It was fabulous and the "show". I lived in Santa Monica at the time and had a hard, HARD to get to tickets. I have 3 children at the time and they cryed and cryed. They are in their 40's now. Now I have grandchildren (twins) and 6 years old. Thet would LOVE this show.
Joanie Rozeboom November 07, 2012 at 01:51 AM
Cirque du Soleil is beautiful!!!
Chris Durkee November 07, 2012 at 03:00 AM
would love to take my baby on a date to see this show
aymara November 07, 2012 at 03:31 AM
I would love to win tickets! I've heard show is amazing! It would be great if i could take my boyfriend on a date for our anniversary(:
Lisa November 07, 2012 at 03:35 AM
I love Cirque du Soleil shows.
b1brandy November 07, 2012 at 06:09 AM
This would be a well deserved night out with my hubby. I heard that this is a truely amazing show. I would be proud to represent Santee if you picked me.
Suzie Greenberg November 08, 2012 at 06:00 PM
I've never been :)
Jill Schlesinger November 08, 2012 at 06:33 PM
The name Dralion derives from the Dragon and the Lion. I was born in the year of the Dragon, and I'm a Leo. So this is the perfect show for me!
Tanner Lack November 08, 2012 at 07:12 PM
I would like to take my best friend for her Birthday! Her birthday is on Friday the 16th. It would be a great surprise!
Cheryl November 08, 2012 at 07:13 PM
My husband just lost his job of 17 years and we have never seen a Cirque show. Would LOVE to surprise him with a pick-me-up!!! Thanks, Patch!!!
Carol November 08, 2012 at 07:21 PM
After having bad luck all year, a co worker said, 'Well at least bad luck is better than having no luck at all!' ???? . I hope I'm lucky enough to win the Dralion tickets, it will be a spectacular evening to round up 2012!
erik enriquez November 08, 2012 at 07:25 PM
I would love to take my girlfriend there thats the only thing she has asked me openly since we startd dating :)
Garcia Margarita November 08, 2012 at 07:42 PM
I cannot afford it! Right after graduating from CSU San Marcos, I became heavily involved with AmeriCorps "getting things done" at schools and other non-profit organizations. I live day by day on a stipend and work over 55 hours a week, as hard as the rest of the contestants. We all deserve it but there is only one winner right? I guess I am also testing my luck Please randomly pick me! :) garcia.margarita88@gmail.com
Alissa Rivera November 08, 2012 at 09:39 PM
Never seen a Cirque du Soleil show and would love to have a unique date with my Marine!!! Arwen1240@gmail.com
Kim Benz November 08, 2012 at 11:48 PM
Would love to go!
Deb Higgins November 09, 2012 at 01:32 AM
This would be an AWESOME opportunity for someone...and I hope I'm that someone :)
Hoa Quách November 09, 2012 at 02:24 AM
The contest is closed. Thanks to everyone for entering! We'll announce the winner tomorrow morning.
Kristi D November 10, 2012 at 02:31 AM
I would love to win tickets so I can take my hubby for a date. We haven't been out of the house, alone, together for a while!
Bree scott November 11, 2012 at 01:36 AM
I would love to win these tickets, I try every time Cirque du Soleil comes to town. I haven't won yet but you never know when it'll be your day :)

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