Mooncakes, handcrafted tea, and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.
Embark on an enchanting journey through history and culture at the Museum of Chinese in America’s Mid-Autumn Festival Mixer on Thursday, September 28. Celebrated as a time of unity and reflection, the Mid-Autumn Festival symbolizes familial bonds and cultural richness, mirrored by the full moon’s radiant glow. Join us for an evening filled with emotions, flavors, and melodies that honor this tradition. For a playful challenge, partake in classic Chinese board games like Chinese Chess, Go, Chinese Checkers, and Mahjong. Revel in strategy and share joyous moments with fellow enthusiasts.
Witness a captivating fusion of past and present as artist/calligrapher/tea master RedSquare, hosts a mesmerizing tea presentation, enriched with tea culture, philosophy, and poems. RedSquare seamlessly integrates ancient tea rituals with contemporary aesthetics, crafting a harmony of tranquility, unity, and humanity. Be enthralled by the soul-stirring notes of the Erhu, masterfully played by soloist Danting Qiao. As a prominent figure in traditional Chinese music, Danting’s performances echo her profound love for the art. Composer/pianist/music director Sobina Chi Kanter祁苡瑄, is poised to transport you through time with her harmonious blend of nostalgic Chinese melodies and classic jazz. Her musical voyage from Taipei to New York showcases her as a pivotal voice in the city’s musical tapestry.
As the evening unveils its array of mesmerizing performances and inviting scents, seize the chance to immerse yourself in MOCA’s inspiring exhibitions. This event promises a memorable experience for attendees of all backgrounds and ages.
RedSquare performs Neoillsuion Teaism, a One of a Kind 21st Century Tea Ceremony, Tea Performance, as well as Tea Events, Teaism Talks, Tea Exhibitions, and various of forms that express Beauty and Majesty of Tea in Tranquility, Unity, and Humanity. RedSquare combines New and Old, Traditional and Contemporary, East and West as an Art form to reveal the Spirit of Tea as the Way of Life, to manifest the Art of Living as the Way of Tea.
RedSquare received her Masters Certifications of Art and Tea Judging from the Motherland of Tea, China. She was born and grew up in Tea, learning about Tea from a very early age in her parents’ Tea Garden. RedSquare was the founder of Chadao Foundation and Guitian’s Tea Club in Seattle, Washington. RedSquare has been promoting The Art of Tea and Tea Culture in America since 2009, mostly in Galleries, such as
Delacroix Gallery, ArtXchange Gallery; Private high-end Clubs, such as Core Club; Institutes, such as New Jersey College, ASA college, China Institute; Tea Festivals, New York Fashion Week, Fashion Shows, EN Japanese Brasserie, the House of Neoillusion, and so on.