•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

Chinese Culture Opens Mets-Marlins Baseball Game

Chinese culture lit up Citi Field in Queens, New York, the home of the New York Mets, on a recent evening before a night game against the Miami Marlins.

The annual event, now in its fifth year, featured a Chinese ribbon dance, kung fu and tai chi performances by more than 200 participants.

The pre-game show was created to give baseball fans an insight into China through some of the country’s traditional cultural forms.

The event was hosted to coincide with the Mid-Autumn Festival, which takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month on the Chinese lunar calendar – September 19 this year. The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important holidays in Chinese tradition, as families gather for celebrations that include carrying lanterns, dancing and eating moon cakes.

Chinese kung fu and tai chi performances at Citi Filed on 2013 Evening of Chinese Culture

Back to China News >

China in the News Archive >

News


  • 04/16/2018 China to Open Border Tourism Pilot Zones in Inner Mongolia and Guangxi...Read More
  • 04/16/2018 Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China Inaugurated...Read More
  • 03/16/2018 Sichuan to Build a Panda National Park Three Times the Size of Yellowstone...Read More
  • 03/16/2018 China to Develop Integrated Tourism and Lower Ticket Prices...Read More
  • 10/09/2017 Beautiful China ‐‐ World Heritage Tourism Promotion Event in NYC...Read More
  • 08/28/2017 UNWTO General Assembly’s 22nd Session to Take Place in Chengdu...Read More
  • 08/28/2017 First General Assembly of the World Tourism Alliance to be Held in Chengdu...Read More
  • 08/01/2017 Air China Teams with Ritz‐Carlton for New First-Class Menu...Read More
  • 06/29/2017 Improved Beijing‐Shanghai Bullet Train Introduced...Read More
  • 06/29/2017 Xiamen Airlines Begins Los Angeles ‐ Xiamen Flights...Read More
China in the News Archives

Notice: Undefined index: pps_open_in_url in /home/content/91/10280391/html/wp-content/plugins/popup-press/inc/pps_functions.php on line 201

Notice: Undefined index: pps_open_in_url in /home/content/91/10280391/html/wp-content/plugins/popup-press/inc/pps_functions.php on line 201