Rotterdam Chinese New Year opened the Year of the Dog with a splendid East meets West Chinese New Year’s concert by jazz singer Lan Lan with Codarts Alumni Association. The halls in De Doelen were decorated by statues of dogs painted by Dutch and Chinese artists. After the opening with a lion dance, a special 8-courses VIP diner was organized by chef cooks. The concert was opened by three lions dancing in front of the stage. Lan Lan covered many classic Chinese songs with Codarts Alumni Association. Listen to the interview with Lan Lan and one of her songs during the concert.
Today, the exhibition Lines in Motion – East meets West was opened at CBK Amsterdam. CRTV spoke with two young artists, See Wan (Iris) Tsang and Sze Wai Wong. Both graduated in Fine Arts from Chinese University of Hong Kong, Iris searches her origin by painting on fabrics, while Sze Wai reflects on herself by painting on canvas. What does East meets West mean for them?