2014 Horse Zodiac Year

                    The Year of the Horse 

 

Chinese New Year Celebration

A wonderful program of Chinese History, Music, Poetry, Dance, and Dragons!

And, of course there were crafts and food, too!

Many, many thanks to all who so generously contributed their time and talents!

Chinese decorations and snack foods set the scene.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under the direction of Mr. Lin, an award-winning professional musician and music educator from China,  the  Youth Eastern String Troupe was established in 2008 with the goal of increasing the publicís knowledge and appreciation for the Erhu instrument.  Music performed with these exquisite instruments is beautiful and moving.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crowds enjoyed the wonderful Chinese food donated by local                 Chinese restaurants.

One of many families who enjoyed the event.

     

 

So generous!!

 

Library Display Case

Chinese New Year Raffle!

History of the Holiday Children's New Year Song The Erhu Ensemble featuring traditional Chinese instruments  Martial Arts Demonstration

Two Authentic Lion Dances performed in full costume Crafts and Chinese snacks

Red envelopes were handed out at the end of the program.  

 

 

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updated 02/04/14