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Chinese New Year Celebration and Performances

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia and WE Cultural Exchange Institute to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Parkway Central Library! Experience martial arts, folk music, and the dances of various cultures. Performances will include Tai-Chi, Yoga dance and song, Tibetan dance, Chinese folk operas, Uighur dance, an historical fashion show, and more. A tea ceremony and a lecture highlighting cultural exchange and collaboration across different cultures and generations.


10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Lecture: The Aroma of Shangri-La - An Introduction to Pu-erh Tea and the Tea Culture in Yunnan | Montgomery Auditorium - Ground Floor

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Tea Ceremony and Performance | Grand Lobby - First Floor

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Performance Celebration - The Sound of WE | Montgomery Auditorium - Ground Floor


Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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