Chinese New Year Gala

Chinese New Year is slowly approaching! On the most special occasion of the year, CSSA-CAM sincerely invites you to join our Chinese New Year Gala 2013. This year, with the theme “China Image”, we are hoping to bring the warmth and joy of Chinese style New Year celebrations to Cambridge. 18 performances of the CNY Gala will deliver different aspects of life and culture in China, by covering traditional and also modern acts.

Time: 7.30pm, 10thFebruary 2013. (Door Opens at 6.45pm)
Venue: Corn Exchange, Cambridge


Divided into four parts, Entertainment, Art, Tradition and Nightlife, CNY gala will never be purely performances, but a three-hour real experience of Chinese culture. In Entertainment part, you will be amazed by the finest “Voice of Cambridge” and the hilarious “Taken Out” play, both of which are derived from the most popular reality shows in China. The Cambridge Lion Dance troupe, together with different traditional Chinese dances from various ethnic groups will also provide you with a feast of exotic Chinese culture.

CNY Gala is also much honored to have attracted many big names to join the performances. We’ve invited Miao Lu, one of the top Chinese professional soprano, and Lexuan Chen, a celebrity-level pop singer who was made famous by the well-known Taiwanese singing competition “One Million Star”. If you are a Michael Jackson lover, dances by the Mirror Dance Group are the one to look forward to. Chris McGeever who has dashed so many people with his mysterious magic in so many Mayballs is bound to blow your mind. Of course we will not forget about the most popular rock band that has almost become the symbol for rock spirits in Cambridge— CB3.

Gifts and Raffle prizes:

Except converting Corn Exchange to a mini China through decorations, all our guests will receive a ‘Gift Bag’: filled with traditional Chinese candies.

Moreover, we proudly present our top raffle prize: travel voucher to Scotland worthy £350. You will also have the opportunities to win other cash vouchers from Chinese supermarkets and restaurants in Cambridge, with value of more than £100(e.g. Seven Days).

VIP guests will enjoy:
– The exclusive entry
– Best seats possible reserved in advance
– On top of the snack box, paper art, lucky poster and other secret presents will be added to the gift bag

Tickets are sold by the following two channels:

1. Through Corn Exchange box office or the website:
Address (No handling fee):
Cambridge Corn Exchange Box office
Wheeler Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QB
Website (Handling fee applied):

2. Ticketing Officer:
Miss Chen LIU:
Tel.: (+44)7531941905
Prices: VIP – £10, Standard – £6
Cash and Cheque are accepted. To know about the details, please email Chen LIU.

Being hosted at Corn Exchange, the largest theatre hall in Cambridge with leading sound and lighting effects, we hope all the guests shall experience Corn Exchange ornamented as a mini China, enjoy the fabulous festival atmosphere through decorations, delicious snack pack and delicate gifts, along with the magnificent performances!

Tickets are now on sale! Please come and join us!


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