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Traditional Chinese Performance from Chongqing on September 23rd, 2015

September 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come one and all to celebrate Confucius Institute Day 2015 with a performance of Chinese acrobatics, dance, and traditional Sichuan face changing on Wednesday, September 23, at 7 pm. This 25-member troupe from Seattle’s sister city in China, Chongqing, will perform only in Seattle and San Francisco.CQ Arts Troupe Face-Acrobats Web Lockup 091015

Sponsors are the Seattle-Chongqing Sister City Association and the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington.

Performances include: dance performanes “The King of Qin Reviewing the Troops,” “Swan Goose,” “Bamboo Branch Song,” “Girls Playing Water,” Pipa and Erheen Solo “Dreaming of Wushan,” Acrobatic shows entitled “Strength” and “Take the Seat”; and Chuan Opera “Pi Jin Rolling Light,” “Shoot Eagles” and “Face Off.”

Time: 7:00 pm Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Come by 6:00 to see an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts and enjoy some Chinese refreshments.

Location: Chief Sealth International High School, 2600 SW Thistle St, Seattle, WA 98126

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To view additional information about the performers please visit their websites (please note that the following websites are in Chinese):重庆川剧团重庆歌舞团重庆民族乐团重庆杂技艺术团.

The event is FREE, but tax-deductible donations are gratefully accepted, and proceeds will be shared with the Chief Sealth Nankai Student Exchange, Seattle Chinese Garden, and Seattle-Chongqing Sister City Association. Make checks out to “Confucius Institute/Alliance for Education.” Forms for cash, check, and credit card donations will be available at the event. Or download a Donation Form now (Word: CIWA_Donation_Form_Sept23 or PDF: CIWA_Donation_Form_Sept23)

Please register in advance to reserve your seats:



September 23, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Chief Sealth International High School
2600 SW Thistle St
Seattle, 98126
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