The Student Art Troupe from the Chendu Textile College in China will perform traditional Chinese dances and other cultural staples at various venues on the Peninsula.
The troupe comprised of five adults and eight students will also use traditional clothing, musical instruments and song in their performances.
The Sister Cities of Newport News is hosting the troupe and all the performances are free and open to the public.
According to the nonprofit’s website, the Textile College is known for supporting Sichuan folk culture and other ethnic groups.
In addition, the event also features a runway show with clothing from the Han, Yi and Zang ethnic groups and mask changing and long sleeve dance from Sishuan Opera.
For more information about the Student Art Troupe from the Chendu Textile College or Sister Cities of Newport News, visit the Sister Cities of Newport News’ website or call the nonprofit at 757-926-1348.
See the full schedule of the ‘Culture in Motion’ performances below.
Christopher Newport University
Gaines Theater at the Freeman Center, 1 University Place on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m.
College of William & Mary
Salder Center, 200 Stadium Drive on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Newport News Park
Newport News Fall Festival, 13560 Jefferson Ave. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 3:30 pm.