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 2/20/22 NYCCC at Queens Museum

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Date: Sunday, February 20th

Time: NYCCC performances  at 1:00PM, Calligraphy workshop at 2:00pm

Location: Queens Museum

New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368

FREE

Visit museum's website for more information.

 2/14/22 NYCCC at Knicks Game at Madison Square Garden

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Date: Monday, February 14th

Time: 7:30PM
Calligraphy demo/giveaway from 2:00-4:00PM

Location: Madison Square Garden

Calligraphy Table will be at Madison Concourse at section 105

Tickets Required

View the event flyer

 2/12/22 NYCCC at Queens Place Mall

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Date: Saturday, February 12th

Time: NYCCC performances  at 2:00 - 2:15; 2:45 - 3:00; 3:30 - 3:45PM
Calligraphy demo/giveaway from 2:00-4:00PM

Location: Queens Place Mall

8801 Queens Blvd

Queens, NY 11373

FREE

Visit mall's website for more information.

 2/9/22 MOCAKIDS: Whirling, Twirling Ribbons: Ribbon Dance Workshop with NYCCC (VIRTUAL )

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Date: Wednesday, February 9th

Time: 4:00pm

Online, via Zoom

Participants join NYCCC’s professional dancer to learn some beautiful and fun movements from the signature Ribbon Dance. The teaching artist will introduce the background of the Lunar New Year, as well as the dance style, and show you how to draw different shapes in the air with the dance props in hand. You are encouraged to dance creatively with a scarf, a hand towel, or anything you would like to dance with.

FREE, Registration required.

Visit MOCAs website for more information.

2/6/22 NYCCC at Bryant Park

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Date: Sunday, February 6th

Time: Lion Dance at 3:00PM

Location: Bryant Park

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

NYCCC will be performing the Lion Dance. The performance starts on the Northwest corner of the Rink Deck at 3pm. Find your way by spotting the silk lanterns and wishing tree!

FREE

Visit Bryant Park's website for more information.

 2/6/22 NYCCC at the Seaport

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Date: Sunday, February 6th

Time: Lion Dance at 1:30PM, Calligraphy workshops at 2:00PM, 3:00PM, & 4:00PM

Location: The Seaport

The Corner,

25 Fulton Street

New York, NY

Traditional Lion Dance – Follow the drums, gongs, and lion dancers through the Seaport, starting at the corner of Fulton Street and Water Street and ending at the Heineken Riverdeck on Pier 17.

Calligraphy Workshops – Try your hand at the art of calligraphy. Choose one of three free classes, starting at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm.

FREE, RSVP Required

Visit the Seaport's website for more information.

 2/5/22 NYCCC at BrookfieldPlace

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Date: Saturday, February 5th

Time: NYCCC's crafts kits at 11:00AM

Location: BrookfieldPlace

230 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281

Free craft kits provided by New York Chinese Cultural Center include “do it yourself” instructions on how to create your own Lunar New Year Lantern! Craft kits are first come, first served.

FREE

Visit BrookfieldPlace's website for more information.

1/29/22, 2/5/22 & 2/12/22 NYCCC's Lunar New Year Performances at Hudson Yards

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Date: Saturday, January 29th, February 5th and February 12th

Time: 1:00-5:30PM

*NYCCC's performance times at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm

Location: Hudson Yards

New York, NY 10001

The Great Room , Level 1

Every Saturday during Lunar New Year, enjoy traditional lion dances and ribbon-twirling performances by The New York Chinese Cultural Center in The Great Room on Level 1.

FREE

Visit Hudson Yard's website for more information.

1/29/22 LIC Lunar New Year Celebration

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Date: Saturday, January 29th

Time: 1:00-3:00PM

Location: Court Square Park

Court Square and Jackon Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Long Island City! NYCCC will be providing calligraphy demonstrations from 1:00-1:45PM and 2:00 2:45PM.

FREE

Read the press release here.

Visit LIC Partnership's website for more information.

1/29/22 Lunar New Year Celebration at
Staten Island Children's Museum

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Date: Saturday, January 29th

Time: 4:00-4:30PM

Location:Staten Island Children’s Museum

1000 Richmond Terrace, Building M, Staten Island, NY

Lunar New Year Celebration – Come celebrate the Year of Tiger with artists from the New York Chinese Cultural Center. This 30-minute program includes a Kung Fu demonstration/interactive segment, as well as some beloved Chinese folk dance pieces.

Included with $8 Admission - Advanced Registration Required

Visit the museum's website for more detailed COVID-19 policy.

1/29/22 Celebrate Lunar New Year with
The Shops at Skyview

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Date: Saturday, January 29th

Time: 1:00-4:00PM

*NYCCC's performance will be at 1:30-1:45 PM, 2:15-2:30 PM, 3:00-3:15 PM

Location: The Shops at Skyview

40-24 College Point Boulevard Flushing, NY 11354

Located on Level 4 near F21 RED

Celebrate Lunar New Year with The Shops at Skyview! Don’t forget to make a wish on the wishing tree! 

FREE

Visit the shops's website for more detailed COVID-19 policy.

1/23/22 NYCCC's Performance at Lunar Fest NJ

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Date: Sunday, January 23rd

Time: 12:00-3:00PM

*NYCCC's performance will be at 2:00PM

Location: The Woodland
60 Woodland Road, Maplewood NJ

 

Ring in the Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Tiger! Enjoy performances by the New York Chinese Cultural Center. The festival will showcase the talent in the local communities, and feature local Asian-American dancers, musicians, chefs, writers, and artists. Families will have the opportunity to participate in several hands-on workshops, while sampling a variety of regional cuisines from local Asian restaurants. Lunar Fest NJ will also offer an eclectic mix of jewelry, clothing, and handicraft vendors.


FREE

Proof of vaccination and masks required for attendees. Visit the festival's website for more detailed COVID-19 policy.

1/20/22 NYCCC's Performance at USPS Lunar New Year Commemorative Stamp Ceremony

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Date: Thursday, January 20th

Time: 11:00AM

Location: Peter J. Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th Street

New York, NY 10025

 

The Ceremony unveils the USPS’ annual stamp in celebration of Lunar New Year, with special guests, performances, and more! NYCCC is honored to be performing the Lion Dance, National Anthem, and Ribbon Dance at the ceremony. 

FREE: RSVP Required

 

The event is FREE with RSVP (https://usps.com/lunarnewyeartiger). All Participants must show proof of full vaccination and state issued I.D., as well as wear a mask. Please check Symphony Space’s website for a more detailed COVID-19 policy.

10/30/21 NYCCC's Performance at Art of Healing Festival

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Date: Saturday, October 30th

Time: 12:00-4:00PM

*NYCCC's perfomance will be between 1:00-1:30PM

Location: Hester Street

(Between Essex and Ludlow Streets near Seward Park)

 

Join us as we unite against hate and explore creative arts as a means to heal.

FREE: Open to All Ages

 

NYCCC's "Together, Stronger" Performance Series is supported by NYSCA's Restart NY Program and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.  

 10/16 New York Chinese Cultural Center Presents HOME

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Date: Saturday, October 16th

Time: 4pm & 6pm

Location: Museum of Chinese in America

215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013

A curated dance project in collaboration with the Museum of Chinese in America showcasing emerging Asian choreographers and dancers in work-in-progress and new works. See how they, as immigrant artists, seek new paths and redefine home during this COVID-19 pandemic and period of rising anti-Asian violence.

FREE: Registration required.

 

The Home project is supported by Howard Gilman Foundation.

 9/18 Celebrate Moon Festival with The Shops at Skyview!

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Date: Saturday, September 18th

Time: 5-7pm

Location: The Shops at Skyview

40-24 College Point Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11354

 

Celebrate Moon Festival with The Shops at Skyview! Come watch our performance on September 18 from 5-7 PM on Level 4 near Forever 21 Red!

 

Visit the eventbrite page for more details.

NYCCC's "Together, Stronger" Performance Series is supported by NYSCA's Restart NY Program and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.  

New York Chinese Cultural Center Presents Chinese Dance in the Parks

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Sunday, September 26th, 11:00AM & 12:00PM

Location: Seward Park, New York, NY 10002

 

We have confirmed 9/26 as the reschedule date for the canceled performance on 8/22. We are excited to present these FREE shows in Manhattan Chinatown to celebrate the Mid Autumn Festival and the revitalization of NYC. These performances are supported by GREEN / ARTS LIVE NYC and NYSCA's Restart NY program.

**THE 8/22 PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. **

The performance will be rescheduled and updated details will be announced at a later date.

Date: Sunday, August 22

Time: 11am & 12pm

Location: Seward Park  (Canal Street & Essex St, New York, NY 10002)

Date: Sunday, August 15

Time: 11am & 12pm

Location: Columbus Park Pavilion (Bayard Street, New York, NY 10013)

We are excited to present FREE shows in Manhattan Chinatown this August to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival and the revitalization of NYC. These performances are supported by GREEN / ARTS LIVE NYC and NYSCA's Restart NY program. #greenartslivenyc Learn more here!

GREEN / ARTS LIVE NYC is made possible with support from New York Community Trust and Con Edison’s Arts Al Fresco Series, administered by City Parks Foundation in collaboration with the Horticultural Society of New York, New Yorkers for Culture & Arts, NYC Department of Transportation, OpenCultureWORKS, and Street Lab.

NYCCC's Dragon Boat Festival Performances are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

8/7 NYCCC's Performance at Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

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Date: Saturday, August 7

Time: 1pm - 1:45pm

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park | Free Admission | Rain or Shine

New York Chinese Cultural Center will be performing at the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival again this year. Our performance will include different Chinese folk dances and our popular ribbon dance. We will also have a kung fu demonstration and a musical performance highlighting the guzheng.

 

Visit the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival website for more info.

NYCCC's Dragon Boat Festival Performances are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

8/3 NYCCC's Virtual Workshop for MOCA's Dragon Boat Festival

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Date: Tuesday, August 3

Time: 4pm

Location: Virtual

Taught by the martial arts master from the New York Chinese Cultural Center, this introductory workshop will introduce you to some basic stances, strikes, as well as a modified "Dragon" routine. A short Q&A will be followed by the practice at the end of the workshop. Register for the online workshop here

NYCCC's Dragon Boat Festival Performances are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

Sponsored by NYC DOT, NYCCC will be collaborating with Make Music New York for a 45-minute outdoor performance in Manhattan Chinatown. 

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Date: Monday, June 21

Time: 4:30 - 5:15p (TBD)

Location: Columbus Park Pavilion (Bayard Street, Bayard St, New York, NY 10013)

Check back for more updates!

Virtual Chinese Dance Workshops with Chinatown YMCA

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NYCCC is partnering with Chinatown YMCA to offer a beginner-level class introducing Chinese classical dance in celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month. Students will learn the basic techniques and dance phrases. View the Chinatown YMCA Event Flyer.

Dates: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15

7:00PM - 7:45PM ET

Register for the workshops

12th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival Celebrate Diversity! Celebrate NYC!

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NYCCC will be participating in the NYC Multicultural Festival and our performance will be from 3:15-3:25PM. Visit the Festival's website for more information.

Click the link below and register under General Admission:  

Link: https://tinyurl.com/12THNYCMFTICKETS

Saturday, June 5, 2021

12 PM to 6 PM | FREE

Location: Jackie Robinson Park (Bandshell)

85 Bradhurst Avenue

New York, NY 10030

Cross Streets: W 148th St. & Bradhurst Ave

View the Event Flyer.

NYPL's Summer Learning 2021 Virtual Kickoff Event

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NYCCC is excited to be part of New York Public Library's Summer Learning 2021 program, Imagine Together to teach Chinese dance and music. View the event flyer.

Saturday, June 5th

Online from 10AM: NYPL.org/summer

Register for the event

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

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The Picnic Performances series will return to New York City's Bryant Park this summer with 25 live and in-person music, dance, and theatre events. The free series at the midtown park will be offered to a socially distanced audience, with performances live streamed as well. The season opens on June 9 with a four-night run of shows by musicians from the New York Philharmonic and closes on September 20 with a 100th anniversary celebration for The Town Hall.

 

 Visit Bryant Park's website for more information.

 

FREE

Location: Bryant Park, New York, NY 10018