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The 7 th AGE OF LITERATI Cultural Festival

“Natural Arts”








Canada One Family Network


Presents


The 7 th AGE OF LITERATI Cultural Festival -- “Natural Arts”



Producer: Canada One Family Network





Funded by: Heritage Canada





The Government of Ontario





City of Markham






Central Counties Tourism





Sponsored by:


Diamond Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:


Community Partners & Performers :



Facility Sponsor:


Media Sponsor:


Greetings from the Mayor, City of Markham


 




Canada One Family Network


Presents


The 7 th AGE OF LITERATI Cultural Festival


“Natural Arts”


SCHEDULE


Activity I Open Ceremony & Elegant Gathering

Address: New Kennedy Square, 8360 Kennedy Rd. Markham

Date: October 1 st , 2022 1:00 -4:00 pm

Wang Wei –Tang Dynasty Poet Selected New Book Launching

Poetry recitation, Performing arts, Tea ceremony, etc.


Activity II Virtual Art Exhibition: Natural Arts


Activity III Virtual Poetry Recitation: Wang Wei and Tang Dynasty Poetry

Date: October 1 st , 2022 –


Activity IV Concert Natural Arts -From Tang Dynasty to Contemporary

Date: October 7 th , 2022, 7:00-10:00 pm

Address: Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham


 

Canada One Family Network


Presents


The 7th AGE OF LITERATI Cultural Festival


Activity I 


Opening Ceremony & Elegant Gathering


Come and join us with well-known personalities for the opening ceremony. Make it an

auspicious event. Light refreshments will be offered to all guests in attendance. Come

and meet the VIPs and sponsors.


Date: October 1, 2022, Saturday Time: 10: 00 am - 16: 00 pm

Location: New Kennedy Square, 8360 Kennedy Rd. Markham


12:00 pm Sign-in

1:00 VIP Speech

1:30-2:00 New Book Launching


Selected Poems of Wang Wei

translated by John Warden with Daqi Dai


2:00-4:00 Elegant Gathering Seminar &Workshops, poetry recitation, tea ceremony, etc.


Co-organizer: Toronto Ya –Yue Art Center, Ontario Lake Institute, MK Vocal Studio,

Toma Dance Studio, Meimei Dance Studio, Global Youth Charity MC Club.


Facility Sponsor: New Kennedy Square







Activity II


Virtual Art Exhibition: Natural Arts



Date: October 1 st , 2022 - COFN is pleased to introduce traditional literati paintings and

calligraphies with poetry and lyrics from Tang Dynasty literati Wang Wei’s Selected Poems,

and Guqin melodies as background music, as an expression of natural arts. These are lost

mainly forms of "Literati Four Arts." This art exhibition introduces two masterful artists

with traditional literati styles.

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Activity III


Virtual Poetry Recitation: Wang Wei and Tang Dynasty Poetry


Date: October 1 st , 2022 - COFN encourages the younger generations to learn from literati

Wang Wei’s Selected Poems, and millions of literati poetry and lyrics from the Tang Dynasty

as an expression of the literati’s lifestyle. A hundred reciters participate in the activity. Some

of the outstanding reciters will do their performance on the stage in Flato Markham Theatre.


Web broadcasting:



~ “From Tang Dynasty to Contemporary” Concert ~



Performing Organizations:


Toronto Ya-Yue Art Center, Lat Yip Dragon & Lian Dance Group, Hong Feng Canadian

Chinese Orchestra, Happy Linda Dance Studio, Global Youth Charity MC Club.


The Natural Arts-From Tang Dynasty to Contemporary Concert presented to the audience in

the aesthetic atmosphere of the classical music of the literati era’s Tang Dynasty. The concert

introduces multicultural and powerful Tang style music & dance, poetry from Dun Huang

heritage to contemporary expression with the integration of literary aesthetics. It is a

gorgeous picture scroll of natural arts.


Address: Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

Date: October 7 th , 2022 

7:00-10:00 pm


Facility Sponsor:

City of Markham



Flato Markham Theatre






~Presentation Begins~

PART 1

PRELUDE


Opening Score ~ The Dragon-Lion Union

Act ~ Music and Dance: Lat Yip Dragon and Lion Dance Group



PART II

Tang Dynasty Music & Dance, Poetry



Tang Palace Night Banquet

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center, Hongfeng Canadian Chinese Orchestra

Dance: Happy Linda Dance Studio


The Sky High and The Cloud Light

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center

TaiChi Sword: Xiaoju Liu


Tang Dynasty Drum Song & Dance

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center

Drum Song &Dance: Melody, Kenny Yip, Amira Chen




Intermission

PART III


Yang Gate Melody

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center Guqin Charlotte Wu

Poetry Song: Yanyan Zhu


Five Melodies of Ya-Yue

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center, Hongfeng Canadian Chinese Orchestra


Qing Ping Melodies \ Twenty-Four Hours

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center, Hongfeng Canadian Chinese Orchestra




PART IV


The Spring in the Garden

Act ~ Music: by Toronto Ya Yue Art Center, Hongfeng Canadian Chinese Orchestra




END 终场 ~


 

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