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Chinese Lunar New Year by the Confucius Institute
Chinese Lunar New Year
Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University February 28, 2015
The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University, Asian Services In Action, Inc., the Chinese American Faculty & Staff Association, Cleveland Asian Festival, the Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Culture Association, the Chinese Professionals and Entrepreneurs Association, the Cleveland Public Library, Media Design Imaging, OCA Cleveland Chapter, and Westlake Chinese School gathered together for a celebration of the Lunar New Year.
Tom from the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University spoke about 2015 the Year of the Goat.
Activities included Kungfu demonstrations, food tastings, Chinese calligraphy demonstrations, Chinese games, Chinese painting and drawing demonstrations, Chinese paper-cutting demonstrations and a photo exhibit.
Young ladies from the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University showed various traditional Chinese dresses and hats at a celebration of the Lunar New Year 2015 Year of the Goat.
They showed traditional Chinese fashion, emperor and queen's dresses as well as wedding dresses which are usually red for both the bride and groom.
The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University welcomed the crowd to a celebration of the Lunar New Year 2015 Year of the Goat. In both English and Chinese.
Here are some highlights of the performances.
The first performance was an acrobatic performance.
This is the end of the Lion Dance performance.
This dance featured leather costumes.
This is a traditional Chinese Dance in blue and white costumes.
This is a more modern Chinese Dance in colorful costumes.
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This is a Dragon Dance performance.
This was an acrobatic performance by young people in traditional costumes.
Young ladies in colorful rainbow costumes performed this traditional Chinese Dance.
Enjoy these other images from 2015 Lunar New Year at CSU.