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Silk and Bamboo (sizhu): Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with Chinese Music

September 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, September 29, 3:00 – 5:00 PM (星期六,9月29日,3至5点)
Speaker: Mr. Chen Tao, renowned Chinese musician
Free for members of China Institute and 7s Art Group Inc. (免费:华美协进社与七堂的会员) Become a Member Now!
$15 for non-member ($15 非会员)
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

Traditions and legends associated with moon worship go back for millennia in Chinese culture and are central to the Mid-Autumn Festival: an annual harvest festival that gained popularity during the Tang dynasty and remains one of the most important dates on the Chinese calendar today. China Institute will celebrate this year’s Festival with an afternoon of sizhu music which is being introduced and performed by the renowned Chinese musician Chen Tao. Hear examples of both Chinese and Western “moon music” while sampling traditional Chinese mooncakes! Attendees can also lose themselves in the spectacular vistas depicted in the China Institute Gallery exhibition Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer’s Lens.

由著名中国笛箫演奏家陈涛先生介绍中国的丝竹乐,以及中外著名的月亮名曲。以乐声相伴,品尝月饼,从“山艺术:中国摄影家的镜像”一展中, 感受清风明月。华美协进社中国美术馆与七堂联合举办。薄备酒水点心。七堂提供茶道。

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September 29, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Downtown Office
40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006 United States
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