Find out more about the creatives and artists behind the festival

Will Tang

Information from www.WillTang.co.uk. That Will Tang has got the blues goes without question. But that’s only a fraction of the […]
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Music

Raymond Chan

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Sculpture
Visual Arts

Wu Chi-Tsung

Wu Chi-Tsung is interested in how images are made and seen. Landscape, nature and the urban environment feature in his […]
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Visual Arts

Sammy Wong

Her Mum might be Chinese Vietnamese but Emily is as British as… well as British as Ketchup. A humorous look […]
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Theatre

Michelle Yim

Michelle trained at ALRA. Theatre credits: DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan (UK Tour); From Shore to Shore (Freedom Studios, […]
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Fan Mang Mang

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Dance
Performing Arts

Xuefei Yang

Information from www.xuefeiyang.com Xuefei Yang is acclaimed as one of the world’s finest classical guitarists. Hailed as a musical pioneer […]
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Michael Phong Le

Cast member as Ben, Ravi & Ensemble in ‘Taking Flight’ Michael trained at the Birmingham School of Acting (BA Hons). […]
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Call For Artists

Many of the artists and performers are invited by the organisers and partner organisations, but we would love to hear from any artists we have not discovered yet and are interested in being part of the festival and/or to be commissioned for new work.

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Zi Lan Liao

Information from PagodaArts.org.uk Zi Lan Liao is one of the leading exponents of Chinese music. Her busy career on the […]
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Music
Performing Arts

Ross Ericson

Ross has been acting since the mid 1990s and has appeared in productions of Othello, Teechers, Macbeth, A Man for […]
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Theatre

Harriet Sharmini Smithers

Cast member as Anjali, Jenny & Tracy in ‘Taking Flight’. Harriet started acting when she was 8 years old, and […]
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Wanlin Dance School

Information from www.WanlinDanceSchool.co.uk. Wanlin Steele is a professional Chinese dancer, performer and choreographer based in Sheffield, the heart of the […]
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Dance
Performing Arts

Northern Dragons Lion Dance Team

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Martial Arts
Performing Arts

Gale Chen

Gale Chen’s work responds to the unique spaces of Lancaster’s city centre and central to her work is her exploration […]
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Sculpture
Visual Arts

Wei Ranyin

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Music

Sarah Vigars

Sarah trained in Theatre Design at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff and then attended the […]
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Performing Arts
Puppetry

Eugenia Low

Cast member as BC, Nguyen & Sam in ‘Taking Flight’ Eugenia trained at the Actors’ Temple & CityLit, before continuing […]
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Theatre

Megha Dhingra

Megha is young upcoming South Asian actress. She is known for working along-side Rikki Beadle Blair in the hit ‘Elemental’ […]
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Theatre

Joan C. Guyll

When BC returns to Singapore for her father’s funeral she finds he had been living a double life, and now […]
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Theatre

Blackpool Qilin Team

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Martial Arts
Performing Arts

Batala

Festival associated work of art of non-Chinese origin. Batala is a form of Samba Drum music which originates in Salvador […]
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Music

Chandni Lakhani

On the eve of her wedding, Anjali sets teenage sister, Hema, the responsibility of honouring an old family tradition; a […]
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Theatre

Red Fan Chinese Dance Society

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Dance
Performing Arts

Manchester Cantonese Operatics Society

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Music
Performing Arts
Theatre

Pagoda Arts

Information from pagodaarts.org.uk Our priority aim is to pass on our knowledge to anyone who has interest in Chinese culture. While […]
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Music
Performing Arts

Pui Lee

Artist’s Statement As part of Lancaster Chinese New Year Festival 2016, artist Pui Lee is doing a residency at Lancaster […]
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Performing Arts
Visual Arts

Michael Rosen

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Literature
Theatre

Ed Pien

Information taken from www.edpien.com. Ed Pien is a Canadian artist based in Toronto. He has been making art for over […]
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Visual Arts

Red Dragonfly Productions

Excerpt from website: Red Dragonfly Theatre Productions strives to bring stories from the East and Far East to the British […]
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Performing Arts
Theatre

More Music Long Walk Chinese Ensemble

The Long Walk Chinese Orchestra is a diverse group of musicians who play traditional Chinese melodies on traditional Chinese instruments. […]
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Music

Marisa Latimer

Marisa showed a talent for the stage from an early age developing skills in elocution, acting, circus and song. Marisa […]
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Music
Performing Arts
Puppetry
Theatre

Si Dadu

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Martial Arts

Grand Union Orchestra

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Music

John Roberts, PuppetCraft

A puppet fanatic since 8 years old. For ten years in 1980’s John was deputy-director, maker and performer at The […]
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Theatre

Tiffany Guo

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Dance
Performing Arts

Michael Brasuela

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Visual Arts

Winston Kwon

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Visual Arts