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Announcing the 33rd Music Festival in Honor of Confucius

OCTOBER 14, 2018

The Chinese Fine Arts Society celebrates the 33rd anniversary of its Music Festival in Honor of Confucius taking place on October 14, 2018. This competition gives young musicians the opportunity to experience the rich heritage of Chinese culture through music. The event will take place at the Merit School of Music located at 38 South Peoria Street Chicago IL. 

Applications are now being accepted at the Early Bird Registration rate until August 29, 2018. The final date for registration is September 19, 2018.

Apply now or visit the 33rd Music Festival in Honor of Confucius webpage for more information.

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Celebrate Qixi at Arts in the Dark

 Join us on August 14 to celebrate “Chinese Valentine’s Day” with Arts in the Dark. The free family-friendly lantern procession along the Chicago river will be led by Chinese Fine Arts performers. Attend one of our lantern making workshops (details to be posted soon!), bring your own, or simply turn up and enjoy the spectacle.

The procession will begin at 8:30pm and travel along the south side of the Riverwalk from the jetty between Franklin and Wells traveling east towards Lake Shore Drive.

Presented in partnership with LUMA8 and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.

August 14, 8:30pm
Chicago Riverwalk (Between Franklin & Wells)

Lantern-making Workshop
Join us for a free family-friendly lantern-making workshop at the Chinatown Public Library. Artist and teacher Laura Miracle will lead a craft session to create your own QiXi-inspired lantern for the parade.

August 14, 4:30-6pm
Chinatown Library

Wondering how to get your newly created lantern to the starting point for the parade? Use Promotional Code “CFAS” when booking your Chicago Water Taxi Tickets online to receive a $5.00 All Day Pass to travel to and from the event. Promo code is valid for tickets purchased online only and is valid Monday August 13th and Tuesday August 14th.

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