Portland, OR. Chinese Friendship Association of Portland (CFAP) is a non-profit organization, serving the local community. CFAP organizes multiple education and culture-focused events all year long, with their most popular event being the annual Lunar New Year (LNY) Celebration Gala. Activities will include a Chinese National Level face-changing performer, international Wushu champions performing their best routines. It all takes place on January 25th, 2020.

The performances will also include ballet professionals performing a national award-winning piece, and a variety of cultural performances by well-known groups and individuals.

This year will be the first time that the LNY celebration is held in Keller Auditorium. It will also be the first time that multiple Asian communities will come together to celebrate LNY.

There will also be art exhibits by well-known visual artists and craft workshops by popular culture organizations.

Art & craft activities begin when doors open at 6pm. Performances begin at 7pm and run through 9pm.

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FEATURED PERFORMANCES

  • Xuan Cheng & Brian Simcoe from Oregon Ballet Theatre performing a national choreography winning piece.
  • Face changing Chinese national level performer -Long Yun who is the only female inheritor in China.
  • Routines from Wushu international champions
  • Magic show
  • A variety of cultural performances by well-known individuals, and popular local culture performing groups and dance schools.

ASIAN ART AND CULTURE

  • Art and calligraphy exhibits created by well-known artists such as a calligrapher, and other visual artists.
  • Craft workshops by popular local cultural organizations.

Art & craft activities begin at 6pm. Performances begin at 7pm and run through 9pm.

TICKET INFO can be found online at this link.

Ticket Prices: $20, $25, $35, $50 (service charges apply).
Group discount with 20+ tickets purchased. For group ticket purchase, please contact: [email protected]

ORGANIZERS

Chinese Friendship Association of Portland

Intel Chinese Employee Network

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

United Chinese Association of Oregon

Suey Sing Chamber & Labor Association of Portland

CO-ORGANIZERS

Haivision Network Video

Confucius Institute at Portland State University

All Chinese Heritage Integrity Empowerment Fund

Carina Liu BHHSNW Real Estate Broker in WA & OR

Art & Craft Exhibition Co-organizers:

Confucius Institute at Portland State University

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Artist MeiShi