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Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble to perform at Lincoln Center Out Of Doors Aug 7

Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble from Taiwan, performing in Long Island, NY, promotes dance as an art form and serves as an ambassador of culture, raising awareness and appreciation for Chinese culture.
Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble from Taiwan, performing in Long Island, NY, promotes dance as an art form and serves as an ambassador of culture, raising awareness and appreciation for Chinese culture.
© 2014 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

Taiwan's rich cultural heritage has come to the New York area with the Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble, which will be performing at "Lincoln Center Out of Doors – From Chinatown with Love” at Damrosch Park Bandshell, on Thursday, August 7.

Taiwan's Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble will be performing at "Lincoln Center Out of Doors – From Chinatown with Love” at Damrosch Park Bandshell,  on Thursday, August 7.
© 2014 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

Founded in 1995, the mission of the Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble, based in Beitou, Taiwan, is to cultivate the beauty of movement and promote the development of dancing as an art form, but through their international performances, the company has also become an ambassador for cultural exchange, generates understanding and appreciation of the essence of Chinese culture.

The ensemble has represented Taiwan numerous times in many different countries’ international folklore festivals and just finished performances at the North Carolina International Folk Festival, in Folkmoot.

Following the North Carolina performance, the Asian American Cultural Circle of Unity (AACCU) invited the Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble to New York for a cultural exchange. The troupe's performance at Lincoln Center was organized with the help of the Chinese-American Arts Council, and the troupe also performed in Great Neck, Long Island.

For more information about Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble, visit www.cadance.com.tw, email cadance168@gmail.com.

For features about traveling to Taiwan, see

Bikeways lead to more personal discoveries of Taiwan and slideshow

Travel to Taiwan: vibrant, modern society built on bedrock of tradition and slideshow

Taroko Gorge tops Taiwan's natural wonders and slideshow

2 Days in Taipei: Hitting the highlights and the highpoints in Taiwan's Capital and slideshow

Dining on Xiaolongbao at DinTaiFung at Taipei 101 is savory experience and slideshow

Karen Rubin, Eclectic Travel Examiner

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