China Spectacle: Qi Xi

caption for xixiKicking off the celebration of Chinese Cultural Week in Chicago and the Chinese Fine Arts Society’s 25th Anniversary on Sunday, July 19 at 2:30 pm is the China Spectacle in Millennium Park – an engaging performance of music and dance which celebrates Qi Xi, pronounced Chee-Shee – the ancient Chinese love story of Niulang and Zhinu, the cowherd and the weaver fairy.This colorful presentation travels from Cloud Gate to Wrigley Square to the Crown Fountain and back, and features Little Star Dance Troupe, Skyland Chinese Opera, Chicago Chinese Cultural Center Lion Dancers, Betty Haag Magical Strings of Youth, Cheng Da Percussion Ensemble, All Star Kung Fu and Championship Martial Arts Academy – truly an experience not to be missed!

Concept/Artistic Direction: Nina Chen
Choreography: Jin Qiu Yue