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Jan
26
Sat
Das Grosse Chinesische Neujahrskonzert @ KKL Luzern
Jan 26 @ 19:30 – 21:45
Das Grosse Chinesische Neujahrskonzert @ KKL Luzern | Luzern | Luzern | Switzerland
The Suzhou Chinese Orchestra welcomes you to the Year of the Pig with the “Great Chinese New Year’s Concert”. Year after year the orchestra brings traditional Chinese music to the stages of the world. In the concert moderation, the peculiarities of the traditional instruments such as Erhu or Pipa are presented and the background of the orchestral pieces and the sung texts are explained.
After annual concert tours since 1998, the Great Chinese New Year’s Concert has not only developed an exemplary musical tradition but has also contributed to the recognition of Chinese music as an essential part of the global music heritage. The Great Chinese New Year’s Concert is now one of the most successful concert formats worldwide. Every year at the time of the Chinese Spring Festival, renowned Chinese orchestras present samples of the rich local music tradition to a cosmopolitan audience.
Jan
27
Sun
«Fighting New Year Monsters» – Fairy Tale Concert 音樂會: 鬥年獸 @ Mimos
Jan 27 @ 14:15 – 15:30
«Fighting New Year Monsters» - Fairy Tale Concert 音樂會: 鬥年獸 @ Mimos

Fairytale concert for families with children over 3 years old (told in Swiss German and Chinese). Go there to get to know the origin of the lunar new year.

Feb
10
Sun
Door Gods and Dumplings on the Way to Modernity: The New Year Festival in Asia @ Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
Feb 10 @ 11:30 – 17:00
Door Gods and Dumplings on the Way to Modernity: The New Year Festival in Asia @ Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich

11:30 – Lecture by Dr. des. Marie Wyss, Geneva: «From Tradition to Socialist Propaganda. The Reform of Chinese New Year Prints in the PR of China»

13 – 14:30 – Dumpling making and tasting from different regions in Asia.

14:30 – Lecture by Mareile Flitsch and Martina Wernsdörfer, Völkerkundemuseum UZH: «Hidden Luck. Ethnological Insights into the Asian variations of stuffed dough»

15:30 – Movie by Ang Lee, Taiwan, 1994: «Eat Drink Man Woman 飲食男女 Yǐn Shí Nán Nǚ»