Chinese New Year celebration

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Asian American Dance Theater Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1999 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Splashing water maiden / folk dance from Yunnan province, performed by Margaret Yung -- Demonstration of ribbon dance movements / performed by Margaret Yung -- Lecture-demonstration on t'ai chi ch'uan / performed by Mr. Chen (?).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3280
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4394 (former)
Chinese New Year
Tai chi
Asian Americans
Folk dancing -- China -- Yunnan Sheng
Asian American Arts Centre
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Conservation history: Title from information provided by donor.
Performers: Master of ceremonies: Kwong Yu Fong.
Venue: Videotaped at the Asian American Arts Centre, New York, date not identified.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (46 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in
Excerpts from a Chinese cultural program presented during the celebration of the lunar New Year. The performances are interspersed with quizzes for the audience on various aspects of Chinese culture.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12328706
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c417c9f0-7382-0134-9320-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinese New Year celebration" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1999.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinese New Year celebration" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1999). Chinese New Year celebration Retrieved from

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Chinese New Year celebration