Lunar New Year Festival 2013 - Queens Theatre
14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-760.0064
Corona, NY 11368
Description: Celebrate the New Year at this two-day event by doing hands-on arts and crafts activities such as paper cutting, dough figurines, and calligraphy in the lobby, followed by a 70-minutes mainstage performance. The performances include traditional Chinese sword, ribbon, folk dance, and Peking Opera featuring the living Peking Opera legend, Qi Shu-fang; as well the modern Chinese rock band, Hsu-nami, known for its daring integration of the rock sound with the Chinese classical music instrument: Erhu. The second day of celebration on Feb. 10 will be at the Brooklyn Millennium High School.