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Performance: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

September 15, 2016
Griffin Court and Ryan Learning Center
Free with museum admission

Enjoy music, dance, and food celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, the second grandest holiday in China, when friends and families come together to enjoy the harvest and celebrate the moon, a symbol of unity.  In Griffin Court, performers from Joffrey Ballet Community Engagement, Fying Fairies Dance Troupe, and Bei Dou Kung Fu present a visual telling of The Legend of Chang'e, the Moon Goddess of Immortality, narrated by Chicago actor Norman Yap.  Chinese artists Zhang Chaohui and Zhang Long demonstrate the art of Chinese ink drawing in Classroom 4 of the Ryan Learning Center. 

Presented with the Chinese Fine Arts Society and Joffrey Ballet Community Engagement

Image courtesy of the Chinese Fine Arts Society.