The Flowers of Legend

25 gracefully poised Chinese Opera performers arranged in 3 rows

The Flowers of Legend: A Night of Chinese
Huangmei Opera, Qipao Dance & Fashion Show

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 at the door, or $10 online. Click here for Tickets. 

Located in the WheatonArts Event Center, this dynamic performance features the XiaoFang Huangmei Arts Academy and is designed to present a combination of Chinese singing styles, dances, and instrumental music.

The program includes: Huangmei Opera episodes and singing dialogues, such as “The Heavenly Maid and the Mortal,” “Seven Fairies Praise the Earthly World,” and “Couples at a Lantern Festival”; traditional costume show, showcasing Qipao dress, mandarin gown, the Gege-style garment, the Han gown and an empress dress; interactive Qipao dance performances, featuring “Blooming Flowers and the Full Moon,” “The Lady Flower,” and traditional instrumental music, including a solo on Erhu (Chinese Two-String Fiddle) of the famous “Tears of the River”.

Attendees are invited to participate in the dance and costume show!

Advance Online Tickets: $10 each
Tickets at the Door: $15 each (if seats are available)

XiaoFang Chen dressed elegantly in pink, performing Huangmei Opera episodes
The Flowers of Legend performance is part of the Down Jersey Folklife Center’s “Near and Far: Arts and Cultures of East Asia” project, presented in partnership with Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission and Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Major support for this partnership project has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. 
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