Dubai Culture hosts ‘Embrace China’ Jiangsu art and cultural performance to mark Chinese New Year

DUBAI, 8th February, 2015 (WAM) — The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Dubai Culture, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for promoting heritage, culture and the arts, is hosting a Jiangsu art and cultural group from China for a special performance to mark the Chinese New Year.

At the invitation of the Chinese Consulate-General in Dubai, the visiting group of artists will perform ‘Embrace China,’ a special gratitude performance on February 10th from 7pm to 9 pm at the Dubai Cultural and Scientific Association in Al Mamzar, with free entry for the public.

Several accomplished artists, including musicians and dancers, will perform a wide variety of artforms at the performance, including graceful dances, puppet show, instrumental music and spectacularly choreographed song and dance compositions.

Dr. Salah Al Qassim, Aisor, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, said, “As the Chinese community mark their traditional spring festival on February 19th, we are delighted to host the vibrant cultural performance by the visiting Jiangsu Overseas Chinese Art Troupe. Through our support, we are further fostering cultural ties with the large Chinese community in Dubai and further building on the strong bilateral relations shared between Dubai and China. It also presents an opportunity to familiarise Dubai residents with the vibrant folk art forms of China to promote intercultural exchange.” Dubai Culture regularly hosts cultural events representing diverse cultures and artforms in line with its focus on supporting the Dubai Plan 2021 to further promote artistic creativity and establish Dubai as a city of happy, creative and empowered people.