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Hongfei Wu-Kam Grand Choir

October 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Date and time: Sunday, October 2, 1:00-3:00 pm
Event fee: Free event, no need to register
Location: Flushing Library,41-17 Main Street,Flushing, NY 11355

The Renwen Society at China Institute and Flushing Library are pleased to invite you to a lecture on “The Kam Grand Choirs and the Current Status of Chinese Rock” presented by Ms. Hongfei Wu on October 2, 1:00PM-3:00PM at Flushing Library.

With history dating back to the Warring States Period, the over 2500-year-old Kam Grand Choir (侗族大歌) is a multipart polyphonic choir singing unique to the Dong ethnic minority in China. The Kam Grand Choir has been listed by UNESCO as a world-class intangible cultural heritage since 2009.

As a rock singer, writer and researcher on Kam Grand Choir, Ms. Wu will illustrate the current status of Kam Grand Choirs and Chinese rock by sharing her own research and musical experiences. She will mainly focus on how to protect this valuable ancient musical forms in contemporary times, followed by a video clip of “Thousands people singing Kam Grand Choirs”. She will also speak of the current status of Chinese rock and the linkage of these two traditional and modern musical forms and will give a performance of her own music.

Ms. Wu, researcher on Kam Grand Choir, writer and lead vocalist of rock band “Happy Avenue”, graduated from Tsinghua University, with two bachelor’s degrees in environmental engineering and the editing of scientific books, and M.A. degree in modern Chinese literature.

For more information, please contact by phone: (646) 912-8861 or email: [email protected]


星期日, 10月2日,下午1:00PM-3:00PM
地点: 法拉盛圖書館,41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355





人文學會電話﹕(646) 912-8861,電郵:[email protected]



October 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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