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Red Firecrackers-Celebrate Chinese New Year

Wed, January 31, 2018
Lehman College 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY 10468

The Story of Nian and The Origin Chinese Lunar New Year Customs.

A spectacular production of dazzling props, colorful costumes,  mesmerizing music, fantastic acrobatics and lively dance by  top notch performers telling the story of the origin of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

In this legend, a group of villagers, working, dancing and praying together,  defeated an a terrifying monster of the ages.

A heartwarming story highlights the intrinsic value of coming together, courage, hard-work and ingenuity.  It explains some of the origin of the tradition of the Chinese Lunar New Year when everyone is wearing red, giving red envelopes to children, putting up red decorations, and lighting up all the dark corners the red firecracker to make loud noises.

Learn how you can Celebrate the Chinese New Year!

Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Theater, Multi-Cultural Celebration, Physical Fitness