2019 Chinese New Year Celebration

The Confucius Institute at Webster University and the Chinese Education and Cultural Center in St. Louis invite you to celebrate the 2019 Chinese New Year Celebration in the Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, 63119, on Webster University’s campus.

This year marks “the year of the pig,” which represents friendship, fortune and finance on the Chinese Zodiac.

The 90-minute event starts at 7 p.m. Featured performances include:

  • “The Lion Dance” – St. Louis University High School
  • “Yellow River” Piano Duet – St. Louis Yangtze River Performing Art Ensemble
  • “Red Silk Dance” – St. Louis Modern Chinese School
  • “Chinese YoYo” acrobatics – China Changzhi Acrobatic School
  • “Erhu Solo” – Confucius Institute at Webster University
  • “Mountain Flowers Bloom Dance" – St. Louis Yangtze River Performing Art Ensemble
  • “Acrobatic Contortion” – China Changzhi Acrobatic School
  • “Spring Festival Overture” instrumental ensemble – St. Louis Yangtze River Performing Art Ensemble
  • “Picking Vetch” classical dance – University of Washington University Chinese Students International Association
  • “Power & Strength” acrobatics – China Changzhi Acrobatic School
  • “Fisherman’s Harvest Song” violin solo – St. Louis Yangtze River Performing Art Ensemble performer Ziaoziao Qiang, with accompanist Wen Shen
  • “Space Walk” acrobatics – China Changzhi Acrobatic School
  • “Raindrops Against Banana Leaves” dance – Wei Dance
  • “After School Kids Show” recitation and chorus – Confucius Institute at Webster University
  • “Hula Hoop” acrobatics – China Changzhi Acrobatic School
  • “Gesang Flower on the Plateau” Tibetan dance – St. Louis Modern Chinese School
  • “Shandoan Youth Waltz” chorus – St. Louis Yangtze River Performing Art Ensemble under the direction of Tong Hu

 

Tickets cost $50 (VIP) $25, and $15. Tickets can be purchased by calling Melody Liu at 636-579-9242

 

Monday, February 11 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts
130 Edgar Road, 63119

Event Type

Art & Performances, Community

Departments

Departments, Confucius Institute, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Tags

wutop

Cost

$50 (VIP) $25, and $15.

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