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Chinese New Year Celebration

Presented by World Artists Experiences & Maryland Hall
Tuesday
January 28th
5:30 PM

Chinese New Year Celebration

Presented by World Artists Experiences & Maryland Hall

Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rat with interactive demonstrations and performances by Chinese artists! The festival is free and suitable for all ages.  

The interactive demonstrations will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The demonstrations will include magic, finger painting, sugar painting, printmaking, shadow puppetry, dough modeling, and diabolo. The craftsmen are sponsored by China’s Shenzhen Municipality.

 

At 6:30 p.m., a short film on the Chinese New Year will be featured.

Beginning at 7:00 there will be performances of folk music, ethnic dances, aerobics, and martial arts by the Remnin Arts Troupe of Beijing. Highlights will include a string quartet, the lion dance, and the torch festival.

The Chinese New Year celebration is presented by World Artists Experiences in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, the Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture, Sports, Tourism, Radio and Television, and the Remnin University High School Arts Program.

WAE is a non-profit organization that bridges international understanding through cultural and citizen diplomacy. For additional information, check the WAE website at www.worldartists.org.