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Chinese New Year - Confucius Institute at CSU
Chinese New Year - 2019 Year of the Pig Confucius Institute Cleveland State University February 9, 2019
The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration for the Year of the Pig on Saturday February 9, 2019.
Hundreds of people watched 20 performances and then enjoyed a reception.
The program began with the 4 Masters/Mistresses of Ceremony giving a welcome, an introduction to the event and thanking the sponsors and volunteers.
Bin Su, CSU professor of Chemistry, Yan Wang, Chinese and Art teacher, Westlake Chinese Cultural Association, Lu Geng, visiting professor, Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University and Alex Lackey, City of Cleveland Mayor's Office
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The first act was by students from the Campus International School who performed a Chinese martial arts routine.
Students from the Campus International School
Next, students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed an original Chinese dance to celebrate the New Year.
Students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center
Next, students from the Western Reserve Academy performed Yun Yan Cheng Yu
Students from the Western Reserve Academy
Next, students from the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association performed Shepherd Song on guitar and piano.
Students from the Westlake Chinese Cultural Association
Next, Connor O'Brien of the Cleveland Pops performed The Moon represents my Heart . He called up a volunteer from the audience and snag to her and danced with her.
Connor O'Brien of the Cleveland Pops
Next was a Blossoming of Flowers Indian dance by students of the Nritya Gitanjali School of Dance and Music
Students of the Nritya Gitanjali School of Dance and Music
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