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Chinese New Year - 2019 Year of the Pig
Confucius Institute
Cleveland State University
February 9, 2019
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The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration for the Year of the Pig on Saturday February 9, 2019.

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The performances continued with Vivian Kellicker, from the Cleveland State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, who performed a routine called Tongue Twister in Mandarin to celebrate the New Year.

Vivian Kellicker, from the Cleveland State University Department of Mechanical Engineering performed Tongue Twister in Mandarin to celebrate the New Year.

Vivian Kellicker

Vivian Kellicker, from the Cleveland State University Department of Mechanical Engineering performed Tongue Twister in Mandarin to celebrate the New Year.



Young Jeremy Hammel performed A Million Dreams to celebrate the New Year.

Young Jeremy Hammel performed A Million Dreams to celebrate the New Year.

Jeremy Hammel


Young Jeremy Hammel performed A Million Dreams to celebrate the New Year.



Next, Ben Lyons and Alex Meyer performed a comedy routine called Cross Talk in Mandarin.

Ben Lyons and Alex Meyer performed a comedy routine called Cross Talk in Mandarin

Ben Lyons and Alex Meyer

Ben Lyons and Alex Meyer performed a comedy routine called Cross Talk in Mandarin



Next, young Sabrina Chung of the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a jazz inspired dance called No Excuse.

Sabrina Chung of the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a jazz inspired dance called No Excuse

Sabrina Chung of the Great Wall Enrichment Center

Sabrina Chung of the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a jazz inspired dance called No Excuse



Next, Shuzi Li and Xinhang Chang performed to celebrate the New Year.

Shuzi Li and Xinhang Chang performed to celebrate the New Year.

Shuzi Li and Xinhang Chang

Shuzi Li and Xinhang Chang performed to celebrate the New Year.



Next, a traditional Chinese Tai Chi demonstration was performed by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association.

A traditional Chinese Tai Chi demonstration was performed by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association.

Tai Chi demonstration by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association

A traditional Chinese Tai Chi demonstration was performed by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association.

A traditional Chinese Tai Chi demonstration was performed by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association.



Confucius Institute Visiting Professor Shunqin Li sang this song to celebrate the New Year.

Confucius Institute Visiting Professor Shunqin Li sang this song to celebrate the New Year.

Confucius Institute Visiting Professor Shunqin Li

Confucius Institute Visiting Professor Shunqin Li sang this song to celebrate the New Year.



A student of the Westlake Reserve Academy performed Kung Fu Beats, a mixture of Kung Fu and dance.

A student of the Westlake Reserve Academy performed Kung Fu Beats, a mixture of Kung Fu and dance

Westlake Reserve Academy student performs Kung Fu Beats

A student of the Westlake Reserve Academy performed Kung Fu Beats, a mixture of Kung Fu and dance



Next, a student of the Westlake Reserve Academy performed a song from the Northern part of China called Mayila to celebrate the New Year.

A student of the Westlake Reserve Academy performed a song from the Northern part of China called Mayila to celebrate the New Year.

Westlake Reserve Academy student sings Mayila

A student of the Westlake Reserve Academy performed a song from the Northern part of China called Mayila to celebrate the New Year.



Next, a traditional Chinese Peacock Dance was performed by students of the Great Wall Enrichment Center.

A traditional Chinese Peacock Dance was performed by students of the Great Wall Enrichment Center.

Peacock Dance by students of the Great Wall Enrichment Center

A traditional Chinese Peacock Dance was performed by students of the Great Wall Enrichment Center.



Next, students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a martial arts demonstration featuring 9 section whip chain weapon.

Students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a martial arts demonstration featuring a 9 section whip chain weapon

Students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a martial arts demo

Students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a martial arts demonstration featuring a 9 section whip chain weapon

Students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a martial arts demonstration featuring a 9 section whip chain weapon



Next, RJ Davis from Ohio Wushu Academy performed a Nan Quan (Southern Fist) martial arts demonstration.

RJ Davis from Ohio Wushu Academy performed a Nan Quan (Southern Fist) martial arts demonstration

RJ Davis from Ohio Wushu Academy



Next, pianist Shuai Wang performed Prelude in G Minor, Op 23, No 5.

Pianist Shuai Wang performed Prelude in G Minor, Op 23, No 5 to

Pianist Shuai Wang


The final performance was a Chinese Green Flower Porcelain Dance also known as Blue and White Porcelain Dance. It was performed by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association. As the stage was set up The MCs told about educational programs of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

A Chinese Green Flower Porcelain Dance also known as Blue and White Porcelain

Blue and White Porcelain Dance by
the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association


Blue and White Porcelain Dance by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association

Blue and White Porcelain Dance by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association

Blue and White Porcelain Dance by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association

Blue and White Porcelain Dance by members of the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association





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