Chinese Festivals Celebrations | 中国节日庆祝

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with variety shows and an evening of performances. The Sheffield Confucius Institute is delighted to announce the upcoming 2023 Sheffield Lunar New Year Gala which will take place on Tuesday 24 January 2023.

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As a member of a joint committee, the Confucius Institute works with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Chinese Community Centre, Wanlin Dance Academy, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Lai Yin Association, Hallam University and many more of generous sponsors and supporters.

This annual celebration is a unique cultural outreach event where the local Chinese Community celebrates alongside people from across the city and region.


2023 Sheffield Lunar New Year Gala - The Year of the Rabbit

Sheffield Lunar New Year Pre-Show, Ballroom, Sheffield City Hall, Barker’s Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, on Tuesday 24 January 2023, 16:15-18:30. Free Admission.

Sheffield Lunar New Year Main Show  Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield City Hall, Barker’s Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, on Tuesday 24 January 2023, 19:00-21:00, ticketed. 


2022 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala - The Year of the Tiger

Held  Sunday 13th of February 2022, 19:00 UK time

Venue: The Octagon Centre, Sheffield S10 2TQ

To watch the Gala LIVE on Youtube, click here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk3sOMDBwjlYBNlJqM6YUNQ

 

2021 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala - The Year of the Ox

Held: Sunday 7th of February 2021. 1:00PM UK time

Venue: Youtube account: Sheffield Chinese New Year   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDIK4bUY4YP03zjHHO9YLLw

The amazing line-up included incredible performances of traditional dance, acrobatics, orchestras and a variety of singers from around the world.

The Gala included performances from:

· British Wanlin Academy of Dance & Performing Arts

· The Jiangxi Acrobatic Troupe

· The National Orchestra of Nanjing University

· The Manchester University Chinese Choir

As well as:

· Chinese singer Yuanzi Fei, former lead singer of the band Chinese Spice Girls.

· British singer Phoebe Haynes, a graduate of the London Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

· Chinese actor & singer, Huozi Cheng, whose work includes appearances in “The Summer of the Wild Two” and “Do not walk the Rivers and Lakes”.

· Professional ballroom dancers, Xiya Tian, Kai Kang, Yao Chen & Xiang Ji, all current students at the famous Beijing Dance Academy and award-winning dancers in various dancing competitions, both home and abroad.

· Nigerian singer, Zhao Xinlan, currently studying Chinese International Education at the Communication University of China and former runner-up of the 2018 National Chinese Bridge Competition in Nigeria.

And many more!


For more information, contact:

Email: confucius@sheffield.ac.uk

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