Find out more about the creatives and artists behind the festival

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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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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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

Red Fan Chinese Dance Society

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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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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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Manchester Cantonese Operatics Society

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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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Northern Dragons Lion Dance Team

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Winston Kwon

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Visual Arts

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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Batala

Batala is a form of Samba Drum music which originates in Salvador de Bahia in North Eastern Brazil. Batala was […]
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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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Michael Rosen

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Theatre

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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Tiffany Guo

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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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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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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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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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Wei Ranyin

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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

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

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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Grand Union Orchestra

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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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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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Michael Brasuela

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Visual Arts

Raymond Chan

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Sculpture
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Fan Mang Mang

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Dance
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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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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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Si Dadu

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Martial Arts

Blackpool Qilin Team

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Eugenia Low

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