New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC)
New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC), a nonprofit cultural and educational institution, is dedicated to deepening the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture in the global and local communities. NYCCC fulfills its mission by offering professional classes, workshops, and performances while nurturing creative and innovative new works that reflect the rich cultural heritages and diverse communities of today. The New York Chinese Cultural Center is bringing Chinese Yoyo and Lion dance to showcase what people usually see at the Lantern Festival in China. The Lantern Festival, with a history of more than 2,000 years, falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar. It marks the end of the Spring Festival celebration.