Year of China Presentations: Appreciating Chinese Culture through Shen Yun and Travel to China: From Preparation to Immersion

Sunday, November 27, 2011

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Barnard Room (3rd Floor)

Sun, 2011-11-27 14:00 - 16:00

Interested in Chinese Culture?  Planning a Trip to China?

2 pm:
Learn about Chinese culture and tradition through a presentation by Albert Iannotti of the Falun Dafa Association of Rhode Island about the Shen Yun Performing Arts organization. Al will review the origins of Chinese culture and the impact of Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism on the culture and history of China. He will give a brief overview of Shen Yun, touring the world with a spectacular show celebrating Chinese culture through dance and music combining classical Chinese and western instruments  into a unique performance. 

Shen Yun is coming to PPAC on January 19, 2012!

2:30 pm
Photographer and traveler Richard Ferland will bring his award winning images, vast experience and knowledge of current-day China to those contemplating a trip to China - in the near or distant future. Through startlingly beautiful photos and a well-designed program, the audience will learn about the current cultural climate and how to get the most out of an adventure to China. 

Photo courtesy of Photographer Richard Ferland

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