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Join Movema to help Liverpool celebrate Chinese New Year 2022

3 years ago

Join Movema to help Liverpool celebrate Chinese New Year 2022

Movema’s community group are performing for their 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival in Liverpool Chinatown. This year will be bigger and better as they are celebrating two years in one! The celebration is happening on Sunday 6th February 2022.

Water Tiger, funded by ACE (Arts Council England), and Liverpool City Council, will be part of the city-wide celebration of Chinese New Year celebrations in the oldest China Town in the Europe – Liverpool. 

This project will explore the cultural history of Chinese New Year and be a celebration of oneself; embracing that everyone is different but we are unique, special and accepted.Workshops & Dance Rehearsals.

Movema are looking for 20 performers from Liverpool’s community to get involved. Ages 8 and above, and all abilities welcome.

Movema have an exciting and new creative team that will be lead by Co-Director Pei Tong. The Liverpool world dance company will be collaborating with multidisciplinary artists from Liverpool and Manchester, including China Arts.

Pei says;

“Participants will take part in exploring, learning and sharing dance, including movement from East Asian and South East Asian heritage. We’ll be covering folk, classical and contemporary dance styles, blended with Kpop, Cpop and other modern dance influences.

All whilst having dedicated time to discuss, explore and create a performance that represents who we are and what we want to say as part of our polycultural community today.

Chinese New Year provides an opportunity to be seen, celebrated, and listened to, as well as being a chance to learn from each other and challenge perceptions of the world we live in.”

Movema believe in the power of world dance for positive change. They are passionate about dance as a tool for self-expression and celebrating cultural differences.

Find out more on the Movema website here.


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