Program 2020

Opening of the National Chinese New Year Saturday 25 January 2020, City Hall The Hague

10:00 Doors open
Reception of VIP guests in the town hall
10:30 Lion and dragon dances on Spuiplein / Start of procession
Route around Chinatown Town Hall, Square
11:00 Warming up and supporting act on stage in the City Hall
“Chinese Saxophonist & Big Band The Hague Jazz Project”



For lovers of live music, The Hague is "the place to be"! This City of music has a long tradition with live concerts, festivals and other music activities. Many talented musicians have emerged from this city. The “Hague Jazz Project” is a well-known group of top musicians and present on this special day a top talent from the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, the Chinese saxophonist Chakseng Lam, from the beautiful Chinese island Macau.
11:30 Official opening of the celebration of the Chinese New Year
The opening starts with the traditional awakening ceremony during which the eyes of the Dragons and Lions are colored and painted.
After this ceremony there will be opening speeches by:
> Chairman committee of the National Chinese New Year 2020, MR. Jianbo shao
> Mayor of The Hague, MR. Johan Remkes
> H.E. MR. Xu Hong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China
> H.E. MR. drs. Bruno J. Bruins, Minister of medical care and sport.
Official presentation of the check for the Princess Máxima Center for pediatric oncology
13:00 VIP reception with lunch
12:30 – 14:00 Chinese Artist Show Gansu Art Troupe



The wonderful and undiscovered province of Gansu, located in northwest of China and bordering on Mongolia, is the birthplace of Chinese civilization. This province with its capital city, Lanzhou, is twice larger than the Netherlands and has approximately 30 million inhabitants. The famous "Gangsu Art Troupe" has a wonderful and fascinating program based on the traditional cultural sources of the province with wonderful strong local characteristics and great artists from the Gansu Opera and Gansu Acrobatics Troupe.
14:00 – 14:30 OG3NE



OG3NE, the famous Dutch vocal group, consists of the sisters Lisa (24), Amy and Shelley (23) who are praised for their particularly harmonious vocal qualities. They are poular by young and old people in the Netherlands but even far beyond as in China. In 2014, OG3NE was the first and only group in the world to ever win the fifth season of "The Voice". During their participation, these wonderful ladies received a three times number 1 listing. OG3NE also received a gold record for the single "Magic". The ladies scored 3 number 1 odds during the success program. For their version of "Clown", OG3NE received a gold record.
14:30 – 17:30 Wonderful and exiting program by Chinese and Dutch artists

1 Group Drumming
腰鼓《东方鼓韵开门红
Group Drum team Zwolle 12 personen
Zwolle舞之乐腰鼓12人
2 Group Chinese Dance《Me and My motherland》
舞蹈《我和我的祖国》
Huaxing Chinese Dansgroep 12 personen
荷兰华星艺术团12人
3 Solo singing《Fluttering red flag》《You Raise me up 》
独唱《红旗飘飘》《因为有你》
Chengqian Kong
孔程前
4 Dance performance
明朝舞《梦里共碎》
European World Cheongsam Federation Netherland Headquarter
欧洲世界旗袍联合会荷兰总会项爱琴等8人
5 Solo singing
独唱《潇洒走一回》
Chinese Art Academy Europe
欧洲中国艺术院院长张蝶,鹿特丹华人舞蹈队伴舞
6 Groups dance of children《Me and My motherland》
儿童集体舞蹈 《我和我的祖国》
Delft Chinese school 36 personen
荷兰代尔夫特中文学校荷苗艺术团36人
7 Orchestra with original Chinese musical instruments
中国民乐演奏《我的祖国》
“Do Re Mi” van Chinees nationaal muziekinstrument in NL
荷兰中国民乐Do Re Mi团队
8 Solo singing
独唱《我爱你 ,中国》,《阿姆斯特丹的运河》
Sichi Yang
杨丝琪
9 Mongolian dance
蒙古群舞 《民族团结》
Chinese Vrouwenvereniging Rotterdam 32 personen
鹿特丹华人妇女会舞蹈32人
10 Group Mulan sword dance
《木兰花刀》
Mulan School in Nederland 8 personen
荷兰木兰健身艺术学校 校长胡兼华等 8人
11 Kungfu and Wushu
《中国功夫》
Kungfu groep Rotterdam 15 personen
荷兰鹿特丹青年功夫队15人
12 Dance
舞蹈《万紫千红》
Association Holland-China Economic Trade Educational 12 personen
荷兰中国商务文化教育促进会(AHC)12人
13 Folk music and dancing
《民乐与歌曲》
Pandastar groep in Nederland 8 personen
荷兰Pandastar团队8人
14 Solo singing
独唱 《乡音乡情》,《今夜无人入睡Nessun Dorma》
Xiaolian Ji
籍小兰
15 Dance performance
舞蹈《天下醉美花舞人间》
European World Cheongsam Federation Netherland Headquarter
欧洲世界旗袍联合会荷兰总会项爱琴等18人
16 Group singing 《Born to love》
合唱《为爱而生》
OneLove Choir in Den Haag 20 personen
海牙华人同心歌唱队20人
17 Chinese Qi-pao show
旗袍秀《江南之恋》
Mulan School in Nederland 12 personen
荷兰木兰健身艺术学校 校长胡兼华等12人
18 Tibetan Dance
藏族舞蹈《梦萦的故乡》
Stg.‘t zonnetje FanMei Dansgroep 11 personen
Utrecht阳光泛美舞蹈队11人
19 Group singing 《Jasmijn flower》
合唱《茉莉花》,《友谊地久天长》
Europese Chinese Vrouwenvereniging van Nederland 30 personen
欧洲荷兰侨界妇女联盟合唱队30人

17:30 End of program