2014 Lunar New Year Festival
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)
The New York Chinese Cultural Center is presenting its most celebrated cultural program at iconic New York City cultural institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Queens Museum, the Bronx Museum, and the Snug Habor Cultural Cente for two full weekends and reaching four boroughs on January 25th& Juanuary 26th and February 8th & February 9th, 2014, NYCCC will bring our festival Chinese New Year Celebration to thousand of New Yorkers. In addition to celebrating the most popular Chinese holdiay, the activities are designed to engage wide range of audiences from all neighborhoods to have a taste of authentic Chinese culture, with colorful costumed folk dances and hands-on arts and crafts demonstration.
New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC) has produced annual Lunar New Year Festival for 27 consecutive yuears to sold-out audiences. It’s the most popular and anticipated prgoram for Chinese New Year. For 2014, the Year of Horse, NYCCC partners with four major museums to bring the celebration from the heart of Chinatown to families and audiences of diverse communities in four boroughs. The singature performances include swirling Red Ribbon Dance, the flash and elegance of Traditional Sword Dance, playful and graceful Double Fan Dance, and a traditional Lion Dance with Hip-Hop twist. Performance are proceeded/followed by a 60 minutes hands-on arts and crafts activites such as paper cutting, calligraphy writing, and dough figurine making. Children and adult of all ages will enjoy the wonderful opportunity to experience Chinese culture up close.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014, the New York Chinese Cultural Center is a performing arts and educational organization that promotes the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture that bridges the communities and across generations. For four decades, NYCCC have accomplished our mission by offering professional classes, workshops, and performances in traditional dance, arts, and culture. Through our educational assembly program, our performances have traveled to 26 states and reached over 120,000 people every year. Our artists-in-residency program supports emerging talents and nurtures creative projects.
Other Language(s): Chinese
1040 Grand Concourse
(at 165th Street)
Bronx, NY 10456
About this organization
Founded in 1973, the New York Chinese Cultural Center nurtures, teaches and preserves traditional Chinese performing arts for present and future generations of Chinese-Americans, while introducing these forms to audiences throughout the U.S.