Arizona dance artist Zijia Kong will host a two-day Han Festival with the Phoenix Wushu Academy on December 18-19, 2021 at the Phoenix Convention Center. In this Han festival, Zijia Kong will also participate in Han Dynasty traditional Chinese dance performances solo.
Zijia Kong is a well-known dancer, choreographer and dance teacher in Arizona. She is Dance Director at Phoenix Wushu Academy, Dancer at DATURA Dance Company, Visiting Teacher at Colorado High School, Promotion Representative in China at the International Ballet Barre Fitness Association (IBBFA). She is also a member of several professional dance organizations; Including Arizona Dance Coalition, Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN), National Dance Education Organizations (NDEO) and Chinese Dancers Association, etc.
Speaking about the Han Festival, Ms. Kong said, “Our mission is to create an event where people of all ages and backgrounds can explore and enjoy Chinese and Asian culture. We are proud to celebrate and honor our Asian heritage and believe that more people should experience the beauty and richness of our culture and that there should be no limits to cultural appreciation. “
Enter the world of ancient China with the Han Festival. Visit our ancient Chinese market to find a variety of vendors representing a wide range of different cultures. Get ready to enjoy wonderful performances of Wushu, dancing, tea making, face changing and more! Do you like Kung Fu? Watch one of the biggest Chinese martial arts competitions called the Phoenix Wushu Nationals right next to our event. There will even be a game center where people of all ages can try out ancient Chinese games and win prizes. Do you like to dress up? Cosplayers are always welcome and our Han Festival costume contest is the highlight of our event! Photo booths will be available for people to dress up in traditional costumes and take memorable photos. Food trucks will also serve specialties from China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Japan and many other Asian countries just outside of our location, so you can enjoy delicious Asian food without having to worry about it. keep away from fun!
More details on https://www.thehanfestival.com/