Summer Cultural Performances

Enjoy the summer afternoon at Lan Su Chinese Garden with cultural performances by local organizations. All performances will take place on the terrace over-looking Lake Zither.

Included free with garden admission or membership; no registration is required.

July 29 — Chinese Friendship Association of Portland

The Chinese Friendship Association of Portland is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to serving the Chinese community in the Portland area by enriching their personal and professional lives.

August 26 — America Long Yu Chinese Traditional Opera Face Changing Academy

Founded by Sichuan Opera artist, Yu Long, in 2017, America Long Yu Chinese Traditional Opera Face Changing Academy (ALYCTOFCA) is the newest and the most promising cultural group and performing arts academy in the Pacific Northwest. Its mission is to cultivate and promote traditional Sichuan Opera and other Chinese performing arts in North America. The company’s founder and lead artist, Yu Long, was born and raised in the birthplace of Sichuan Opera—Chengdu, China. Devoting the past 30 years of her life in performing traditional Sichuan Opera, Long is recognized as a national “Class II” top artist as well as the only female inheritor of “Face-changing” by Chinese authorities. With her breathtaking skills and graceful presentation, Long has been invited to visit France, Italy, Turkey, the US, the UK, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, and more than 10 other countries to perform and is highly praised and loved by audiences across the globe. 

Their program on Saturday, August 26 will include :

  • The Birth of Sichuan Opera — Opera Performance by ShiXuan Long
  • Tai Chi Gong Fu Fan — Traditional Tai Chi fan dance by XueQin Liu
  • Chinese Folk Songs — I Love You, China & Bitter Love, a Chinese Opera Song by Frank Li
  • Face Changing: A signature Sichuan Opera Stunt — Performed by Yu Long

Upcoming Summer Cultural Performance

Saturday, August 26, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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