Ohio China Day

More than 50 performances were held at Public Auditorium in celebration of 2018 China Day. 

For the past 10 years, this celebration was held in Columbus. However, this year the event came to Cleveland in collaboration with the city’s Community Relations department. 

Performers and visitors from throughout State of Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York; and Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan attended.  Also in attendance was the Consul General of China visiting from New York.

Attendees saw many traditional costumes from different regions of China that demonstrated the diversity within Chinese culture.  Performances included a chorus singing  "My Homeland and I", Flight of the Phoenix dance, Mongolian dance, a violin and piano duet of harvest celebration, forest peacock folk dance, Chinese 21-string zither and flute duet, Tang Dynasty dance, children dance of joyful summer, Taiji Sword Martial Arts and many more. Other activities included calligraphy writing and Chinese games. Authentic Chinese food was also available. The event was free and open to the public.

Organizers also included the Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Culture Association  and the Cleveland Contemporary Chinese School.