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February 10, 2013
12:30 pmto5:30 pm

Sunday 10 February 2013 – Arcadian Centre, Birmingham

Each year, Birmingham welcomes in the Chinese New Year with an afternoon of free entertainment at the Arcadian Centre. Dragon dances, acrobatic performances and Kung Fu demonstrations are just some of the cultural entertainment on offer. Plus traditional firecrackers, market stalls, food and children’s rides.

Tel: 0121 685 8510

The celebrations are organised by the Birmingham Chinese Festival Committee with support from Birmingham City Council and other sponsors. For more information, visit www.cnybirmingham.org.uk

Sunday 10th February, 11.30 – 5.30
Year of the Snake.

Programme:

Main Stage – Arcadian Centre

12:30 Entrance of the Dragon Dance (Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu Academy)
12:45 Speeches
12:50 Welcoming the Chinese God of Wealth (Birmingham Chinese Women’s Association)
12:55 Children’s Dances (Overseas Chinese Association School)
13:00 Kung Fu Demonstration (Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu Academy)
13:10 Children’s Dances (The Birmingham Chinese School)
13:15 Jeet Kune Do Demonstration (Master Jay Leung)
13:20 Shaolin Kung Fu (Master Wang)
13:30 Chinese Karaoke Performance – Chinese Songs (Birmingham Chinese Society Karaoke Group)
13:35 Chinese Traditional Dance (CCCB Dance Group)
13:40 Acrobatics Performance (Bai-Ling Chinese Acrobatics Co Ltd (UK))
14:40 Children’s Dances & Song (Overseas Chinese Association School)
14:45 Dragon & Lion Dance (Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu Academy)
15:00 Martial Arts: Kung Fu Sword (The Birmingham Chinese School)
15:05 Traditional Chinese Instrumental: Dizi (Mr Zhang)
15:15 Chinese Traditional Dance (BCS Dance Group)
15:20 Shaolin Kung Fu (Master Wang)
15:30 Acrobatics Performance (Bai-Ling Chinese Acrobatics Co Ltd (UK))
16:00 Traditional Chinese Instrumental: Gu Zheng (Ms Ying Siao)
16:10 Chinese Traditional Dance (CCCB Dance Group)
16:15 Taichi Quan (Master Wang)
16:30 Traditional Chinese Instrumental: Dizi (Mr Zhang)
16:40 Chinese Song with Dizi (CCCB Wan Cheuk Choir)
16:45 Chinese Traditional Dance (CCCB Dance Group)
16:50 Traditional Chinese Instrumental: Gu Zheng (Ms Ying Siao)
17:00 Final Appearance of the Dragon Dance (Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu Academy)
17:25 Firework Finale
17:30 Close

Birmingham Resilience Team will also be attending providing advice and informaton about being more prepared for emergencies. As well as signing up to Birmingham Community Alert.

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