Community Values Diversity Celebration: 2009 Video. The international dance segment starts at about halfway through.
When? Wednesday, December 31, 2008.
Two performances: 8:45-9:30 and 9:45-10:30
Where? Missouri United Methodist Church Auditorium
"Asian magic will fill the stage with dance, costume, traditional music and martial arts. Children’s folk dancing, the Lion Dance, the Three Minorities Dance, (Mongolian, Dai and Wei) the waistdrum, traditional singing and instruments, the Tai Chi Fan and the Tai Chi Sword will be represented by our beautiful Chinese culture of Columbia."
For more information about First Night Columbia performances, food, and fun, visit
Chinese Food in America! Fascinating YouTube video.
Saturday, September 22, 2007 the Henan Dance and Music Troupe will perform in Columbia. (The Chinese Moon Festival is the 15th of the eighth month in lunar calendar which is September 24 in 2007.)
September 29 and 30, 2007, two Chinese artists will be at the Columbia Festival of Arts. One does painting inside a bottle and the other does the Chinese embroidery. Don’t miss these opportunities to see traditional Chinese arts in Columbia!
One of the stages at the Qing Dao Beer Festival
Artists: With the nearby Olympic Games, the 2008 Qingdao festival will have a huge audience. "How do you get to Qingdao? Practice, practice, practice."
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See also the news stories links for many more videos and reports of cultural events!
Lower-resolution local versions of videos
- Chinese TV report of Columbia's visit to Laoshan, May 2006 (2.7MB)
- How to make Chinese dumplings (KOMU TV Pepper and Friends)
- Dumpling Festival Fund-Raiser, September 2006 (1.8MB)
- Additional clips from Sep 2006 Dumpling Fund-Raiser (1.5MB)
- Higher-quality versions of these videos are available.
See the news stories links for many more videos and reports of cultural events!