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January 31: DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble perform in Chinese New Year's Day Concert
DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble and Ensemble from Central Conservatory, Beijing, China

“Night of Beijing” China Conservatory of Music Chinese New Year’s Day Concert in association with Kildare Village

Date/Time: 31 January 2014, 7pm-8.30pm


Chester Beatty Library

Dublin Castle

Dublin 2

In a very special event for the Spring Festival the China Conservatory of Music (est. 1964 in Beijing) will perform a concert ‘Night in Beijing’ on Chinese New Year’s Day. They will be joined by the Dublin Institute of Technology Conservatory of Music who will perform complementary Irish traditional music. The concert programme will include ‘Bull and Tiger Fight’ and ‘Go to the Flower Fair’ performed on classical instruments such as the guzheng and the Shanxi Jiangzhou Drum with Irish traditional music performed on the bodhrán and fiddle. The conservatory will be accompanied by members of the Beijing Foreign Affairs Office and Beijing TV Station. In association with Kildare Village.