Free classes for adults

New York Chinese Cultural Center is offering free weekly online Chinese folk dance classes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Each class includes a 20-minute warm up and strength segment, followed by 40 minutes of learning dance subject material. The last five minutes of the class will be a designated Q&A section for students to ask questions.

Wednesday 11/4,11/11

Mongolian Dance

8:00 pm EST

The masculine dances of Inner Mongolia are rugged, lionhearted and full of power. Every movement in the dance shows the audience the beauty in power, virility and work ethic.

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Grant Zhuang

Wednesday 12/16

The Final Review

8:00 pm EST

Final Review

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Grant Zhuang

Friday 12/4 & 12/11

Korea Dance

8:00 pm EST

The most distinguishing qualities that are present within many forms of Korean dance are curating a feeling of suspension and heaviness by using their feet, the curvilinear shapes of movement, and the ongoing quality of energy.

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Jiao Li

Wednesday 11/18 & 11/25

Tibetan Dance

8:00 pm EST

To say that Tibetan people are talented at dancing and singing is an understatement. There is a saying that Tibetan people dance when they start walking and sing when then they start talking.

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Grant Zhuang

Friday 11/6 & 11/13

Dai Dance

8:00 pm EST

Dai Dance is the most widespread and ancient dance of the Dai ethnic group in Yunnan Province, located on the southwest border of China.

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Jiao Li

Friday 12/18

The Final Review

8:00 pm EST

Final Review

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Jiao Li

Wednesday 12/2 & 12/9

Classical Dance

8:00 pm EST

Chinese Classical dance has a very long and established history. Originating in ancient China, this dance form combines martial arts with opera in both action and shape, as well as emphasizing the role of the dancer’s eyes in performances.

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Grant Zhuang

Friday 11/20 & Tuesday 11/24

Classical (Shen Yun) Dance

8:00 pm EST

Chinese classical dance mainly includes body rhyme, known as Shen Yun, as well as precise skill. This rhyme is the culmination of the Chinese Classical dance, while Shen Yun is the action of dance.

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Jiao Li

Free chinese Music Appreciation Series

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Donations are appreciate to support our programs

NYCCC is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council, City Council Members Hon. Margaret Chin, Justin Brannan and Mark Treyger, Gale A. Brewer, the Manhattan Borough President, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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info@nychineseculturalcenter.org

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