Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College
510.659.6206
www.ohlone.edu

For Immediate Release:

Event: Direct from China! Zhejiang Arts Academy
Date & Time:
  • Friday, April 11, 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 12, 2 pm and 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 13, 2 pm
Where: Smith Center at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. Fremont, CA 94536
Tickets/Info: $25
Smith Center Box Office, 510.659.6031
or website: www.smithcenterpresents.com

Zhejiang Arts Academy at Ohlone College in their only U.S. performance

Female dancer with fan.

Fremont, CA—China’s premier art school travels across the world to perform in Ohlone College’s Smith Center. Presenting a rich cultural experience, the Zhejiang Arts Academy performs traditional Chinese Dance, Music, and Classical Shaoxing Opera. The Academy’s award-winning performers provide a night full of ethnic tradition and artistic excitement.

The Zhejiang Art Academy is the only professional and comprehensive art college in Zhejiang Province and has established its reputation as one of the nation’s finest art facilities. Currently, the Academy is home to over 2000 students 1000 of which have won awards above the provincial level.

At the Seventh China Arts Festival in 2004, the Zhejiang Art Academy’s performance of the original Chinese musical, Girl No. 5, won the highest award, the Eleventh Wenhua Award.

Today, the Zhejiang Arts Academy continues to be among the world’s elite art schools and sends various artistic delegations to numerous foreign countries each year.

For more information on Zhejiang Arts Academy visit: www.chinaculture.org/gb/en_artists/2004-11/24/content_63488.htm.

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