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Date:
April 3, 2022
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
Address:
480 Bedford Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
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Children’s Series - Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Sunday, April 3, 2022

New Castle Recreation & Parks Children’s Series at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center

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 also 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.

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