Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The Moonlight Chinese Dance Company (ref. as Moonlight ) was established in June 2003 by a group of Chinese folk dance lovers to promote the development and appreciation of Chinese dance and culture in southern California. Our missions are to unite local people who appreciate Chinese arts and music, and to promote cultural exchange between Chinese community and other communities.

Since the Moonlight was established, it has been dedicated to promoting Chinese culture and pursuing high-grade artistic quality. Moonlight has presented many spectacular Chinese folk dances for the Chinese community as well as for the American community. The dance performances include Han Dance (Jasmine, Red Ribbon Dance, Xiao He Tang Shui, Good Day, Taihu Lake, Wanquan River, Falling Flowers , Qiao Hua Dan, Red Coral, Chirping Birds, Yu Zhou Chang Wan, Beijing our hometown, Water Chestnut Flowers, Reminiscence of My Homeland); Dai Dance (Waterside, Enjoy the Spring Rain); Tibetan Dance (The Love Song of Kangding, Zhuo Ma, Sounds of Years); Yi dance (Friendship Forever, Song of Clouds, Colorful Rosy Clouds); Uygur dance (The Mystery of the Red Blossom); Hui dance (Bloom with Happiness); Tujia dance (Sister Crossing River); Mongolian Dance (Swan Geese, Far Away From Home); Korean dance (For Love) and etc. Moonlight was invited to participate in the 2003-2017 International Dance Festivals, Multi-culture Arts Festivals, 2006-2018 ACCEF Heart-to-Heart Hand-in-Hand Spring Festival Charity Series, San Diego International Music Arts Festival, Southern California "May Flowers Dedicated to Mothers" show and various events such as National Day and New Year celebration etc. Moonlight was also invited many times to go to Mexico to perform and was warmly welcomed by the local people and made significant contributions to promoting Chinese culture and arts. Moonlight won both highest awards (Elite Platinum Award and Judge’s Choice Award) in 2018 Regional Taoli World Dance Competition.

Since its foundation, the Moonlight has seen tremendous growth, and continues to broaden its appeal. With passion, joy and dedication from all of our members, with encourage, support and appreciation from all audiences, the Moonlight Chinese Dance Company will grow with a bright promising future.

为了弘扬和传承中国民族舞蹈,圣地亚哥月光舞蹈团由一群热爱中国民族舞蹈的成员创立於2003年6月。我们的宗旨是团结本地喜爱中国舞蹈的同好,为华人和其它社区提供高品位、高质量的中国民族舞蹈,为传承中华文化尽一份心力。

月光舞蹈团成立以来,一直致力于传播中国文化,追求高品位的艺术质量,演出的舞蹈包括汉族舞(茉莉花,红绸舞,小河淌水,好日子,太湖美,万泉河水,落花情,俏花旦,红珊瑚,百鸟朝凤,渔舟唱晚,故乡是北京,万紫千红,菱花,梦回故乡);傣族舞(水边,又见春雨);藏族舞(溜溜的康定溜溜的情,卓玛,岁月如歌);彝族舞(情深谊长,我把白云采下来,五彩云霞);维吾尔族舞(花儿为什么这样红);回族舞(剪春);土家族舞(妹妹要过河);蒙古族舞(鸿雁,远行);朝鲜族舞(为了爱)等等,为华人社区为美国社会奉献出了一台又一台精彩纷呈的中国民族舞蹈。月光舞蹈团应邀参演了2003-2017年国际舞蹈节,多民族艺术节,2006-2018年12届心手相连春节文艺晚会,圣地亚哥国际音乐艺术节,南加州“五月鲜花献母亲”大型文艺晚会,和历年国庆,新年等各种演出,还经常受邀出境去墨西哥表演,受到当地民众热烈欢迎,为弘扬中国文化艺术做出了积极贡献。在桃李杯国际舞蹈大赛预赛中, 获得了最高奖项十佳白金奖和评委特选奖。

Moonlight Artistic Director:
Amy Deng
Moonlight Public Relation Contact:
Qing Li
moonlightdancegals@gmail.com
(858) 2542808