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"Farewell My Concubine" dancing drama scene in De Anza VPAC, Cupertino

posted Dec 10, 2014, 11:46 AM by Susan Shi

On Nov 15th and 16th of 2014, TianHong foundation sponsored and delivered the dancing drama scene from famous Chinese legend "Farewell My Concubine" at De Anza Visual Performing Arts Center in Cupertino, California.  The choreograph blends traditional Chinese opera sword dance with Chinese classical dance and Western ballet moves, depicting the heart breaking love story between YuJi - concubine of the Chu emperor and the emperor himself.  The performance attracted hundreds of people and was highly applauded by the audience.  

TianHong Foundation Corner of "Classic Chinese Poem Appreciation" Created!

posted Oct 22, 2014, 11:23 AM by Susan Shi   [ updated Oct 22, 2014, 11:27 AM ]

The beauty and wisdom embedded in many classic Chinese poems have sustained the test of time.  Here are 12 articles depicting unique interpretation of the selected poems.  See link below for details:

TianHong Foundation Cultural Seminar Series - First Episode "Care for Yourself"

posted Aug 8, 2014, 10:51 AM by Susan Shi

On Jul 21st, TianHong foundation and Cupertino library co-hosted the "care for yourself" free health seminar at Cupertino community hall.  We invited Dr Philip Yang - principal of Nine Star University of Health Sciences to be the guest speaker.  Dr Yang discussed the connection between ancient Chinese philosophy and wisdom and modern health sciences, and presented a lot of real life cases in which people can better cure diseases and care for themselves via Chinese acupuncture and medicine.  

The seminar and the free clinic afterwards was very well received by the audience.  Below are a few of the feedbacks we received from the people who participated:

"It is too short, I hope Dr Yang can talk more."

"I hope you folks can have more of these seminars, if I hadn't listened to the radio, I wouldn't have known."

"Thank you so much for inviting me to this seminar,  very informative and helpful."

TianHong Foundation in 2014 De Anza Cultural Night

posted May 15, 2014, 2:11 PM by Susan Shi

The free De Anza multi-cultural performance is on May 23rd this year with various cultural dances and performances.  Students and dancers in the community will again bring colorful songs, music and dances from China, India, Philippine, and Vietnam, etc..  

TianHong foundation, in collaboration with Fantasia performing arts center will bring two wonderful dances to the occasion:  1) Sword dance from "Farewell My Concubine";  2) Chinese Dai ethnic dance - the Peacock dance.  

The success of the Cultural Night has demonstrated the power of arts, music and dances, which can help build bridges across difference ethnic and cultural groups.  We hope to help organize more of these multi-cultural events in the future!

TianHong Foundation Cultural Seminar Series coming to Cupertino Community Hall on Jul 21st, 2014

posted May 15, 2014, 2:07 PM by Susan Shi   [ updated May 15, 2014, 2:12 PM ]

With the mission of promoting cultural exchanges, TianHong foundation will be hosting a series of cultural seminars in the local community.  The first seminar is coming to Cupertino community hall on Jul 21st, 2014 at 7pm.  

With five thousand years of history as the backdrop, both Chinese philosophy and Chinese medicine have endured the test of time and proven to be one of the most powerful ideological system and real world medical field.  The wisdom and best practice developed in China is applicable to modern life across the world.


Dr Philip Yang, a renowned doctor in the bay area, also the principal of Nine Star University of Health Sciences, has been successfully treating people with Chinese medicine in the past years.  His deep knowledge in Chinese philosophy and rich real life medical experience have made him our distinguished and honorable speaker for this seminar.  


Dr Yang will discuss with the audience the essence of Taoism, the Yin and Yang, and how the philosophical wisdom is seamlessly integrated into the theory of Chinese medicine.  He will also use a lot of real life examples, and even conduct real time diagnosis during the seminar to help people make connections with day to day life, and ultimately encourage people to incubate healthy habits in life - physically and mentally.


This is a free public seminar, co-hosted by Nine Star University of Health Sciences, Tian Hong Foundation and Cupertino library.  


TianHong Foundation in 2014 Cupertino Earth Day

posted May 15, 2014, 2:01 PM by Susan Shi

In collaboration with Fantasia Performing Arts Center, TianHong foundation has brought Chinese dances with Green Earth themes to the 2014 Cupertino Earth Day.  Comprised of dances depicting the four seasons of the Earth, the performance was warmly welcome by the audience, and added cultural and artistic colors to the popular event in Cupertino.

TianHong foundation participated in 2013 De Anza Cultural Night

posted Jun 24, 2013, 7:14 PM by Susan Shi   [ updated May 15, 2014, 2:12 PM ]

It was a beautiful evening on May 31st with various cultural dances and performances.  Students and dancers in the community brought colorful songs, music and dances from China, India, Philippine, and Vietnam, etc..  This free performance was warmly applauded by the audience and tickets were sold out days before the show.

TianHong foundation, in collaboration with Fantasia performing arts center brought two wonderful dances to the occasion:  1) A scene from the dancing drama - "Dream of the Red Mansion";  2) Chinese ribbon dance featuring the beautiful rainbow ribbon.

The success of the Cultural Night has demonstrated the power of arts, music and dances, which can help build bridges across difference ethnic and cultural groups.  We hope to help organize more of these multi-cultural events in the future!

TianHong foundation 2013 sponsored dancing drama selected

posted Mar 27, 2012, 8:54 AM by Susan Shi   [ updated Dec 26, 2012, 5:52 PM ]

It has been decided that we will put on "Dream of the Red Mansion" on stage in classic Chinese dancing.  All dancers are very excited to have this great opportunity to translate this very famous story in ancient China for the audiences in the bay area.

Initial preparation has already started in Q2 of 2012, including selection of the music, assignment of dancers to the key roles in the drama and plan for theatre rental and new costumes. 

TianHong foundation participated in 2013 Cupertino Earth Day

posted Mar 27, 2012, 8:52 AM by Susan Shi   [ updated Jun 24, 2013, 7:18 PM ]

In collaboration with Fantasia performing arts center, TianHong foundation has brought a few Chinese dances to the 2013 Cupertino Earth Day, featuring the theme of seeding the Earth and celebrating beautiful rainbows in the sky.  

The goal of the dances is to raise awareness of the beautiful Earth we all share and ask the public to take day-to-day actions to preserve the environment.

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