Confucius Institute

2017 Confucius Institute Art Performance Competition


2017 Confucius Institute Art Performance Competition Winning Performances

Number First Name Last Name Performance Type Title of Performance
6 Xiaoxue Ma
Zhuo Ma
7 Qing Liang Dancing-group Qing Hua Ci-青花瓷
20 Hua Xie Dancing-group 荷塘月色
22 Srinija Adibhatla Dancing-solo Traditional Indian Classical Kuchipudi Dance on Brass Plate
27 Meng Yuan Musical instrument-solo Moments in Beiiing Opera (“皮黄”)
28 Yan Wang Dancing-group Day and Night
30 Li Zhang Martial art-group TaiChi
33 Steven Xiao Dancing -Group Standing on High Hill
39 Kelly Chiang Musical instrument-solo Guzheng Performance- Fighting Typhoon
43 Vanessa Tang Martial art-solo Chinese martial art - Long fist
45 Sen Gao Martial art-group Mu Lan
54 Alex Kwan Dancing-group Chinese Lion Dance
60 Roy Lee Singing-group 你,好不好
61 Ke Ma Dancing-solo Heart in My Palms
62 Rain Wu Singing-solo Chang Xiang Zhi
63 Yiwen (Mary) Ning Musical instrument-solo Horse Racing
64 Yanlai Wu Dancing-group Peacock Dance
65 Hui Chang Dancing-group 世界旗袍联合会美国俄亥俄分会旗袍-青花瓷
67 Yanlai Wu Dancing-group Capable Hands
68 Lu Geng Singing-group 中国话
  • The above winning performances are organized in a numeric order according to their performance schedule on December 2nd and does not reflect the actual winning places.
  • All winning performances will be invited to perform at the 2017 grand Chinese new year celebration on Saturday afternoon, February 24th, 2018, in the Main Classroom auditorium, at Cleveland State University.PDF iconCSU Campus Map.pdf
  • Winning places will be announced and awards will be presented on February 24th, 2018.
  • The Chinese new year is the biggest holiday to the Chinese people and it reflects the richest Chinese cultures. The celebration is an annual event organized by the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University and it is recognized by the Congresswoman Fudge's office, the City of Cleveland as well as many other significant organizations. To become a sponsor of the event, please contact Zijie Li, at, or phone: 216-687-5471.


Art Performance Competition

Please Register here

Registration deadline: 5 pm, Monday, November 13, 2017.

Time : 1:00 pm--5:00 pm, Saturday, 12/2/2017

  • The Main Classroom (MC) auditorium will be open at 10:00 am. If you want to try the stage before your performance, pleases arrive in the morning. 
  • When arrive, please check in at the Information Desk, located in the Main Classroom  auditorium lobby.

Venue: Main Classroom (MC) auditorium, Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115 PDF icon CSU Campus Map.pdf

  • Please arrive at least 1 hour before your scheduled performance time.


  • Free street parking on 18th,  21st and 22nd street, Chester avenue and Euclid avenue, marked in blue on campus map.PDF iconCSU Campus Map.pdf
  • Visitor paid parking in CSU lots: the two closer lots are Student Center Parking Lot 22 and Central Garage. See rates here:



  • If your performance requires accompaniment, please upload it with your registration by Monday, 11/13/2017. We will test it to make sure it plays through the CSU sound system.
  • Please bring a copy yourself on 12/02/2017 as a backup.