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2023 China Night

Welcome to China Night 2023

On Sunday, September 24, join us to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Don't miss the opportunity for a taste of Chinese culture, including holiday traditions, food and performances (traditional lion dance and more).

Invite your friends and family!

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China Night 2023 Tickets

Instructions for Selecting Tickets: First, use the dropdown menu to select price level (three options: Platinum Sponsor $50, Gold Sponsor $50, or General Admission $10 - $17). For example, if you select “General Admission”, three individual ticket types will be shown (Adults $17, SDSU Student $10 and Youth $10). Next, use the + plus button to specify the number of tickets. Finally, click add to cart to proceed to checkout. In addition to General Admission, we offer two sponsor-level tickets. Amenities for sponsors include priority seating and special souvenir. As a sponsor, your generosity comes a long way toward a financially sustainable China Night.

We appreciate your patronage.

Scroll down for an updated schedule and dinner menu.


5–6 p.m. Arrival

6–7 p.m. Welcome and Dinner

  • Native American Land Acknowledgement
  • Welcome Speeches
  • Dinner

7–8:30 p.m. Performances

  • Chinese Traditional Lion Dance by Sioux Falls Lion Dance Team
  • Violin (Descendants of Dragon, The Moon Represents My Heart) by Adrian, Charlie, Kevin and Shiloh
  • K-pop dance (Hwaa of (G)I-DLE, Tiger of Mr. Tyger) by Ayisha, Vanessa
  • My China Story by Daniel Justice
  • Piano Duet (Fengyang Flower Drum, Dance of Children) by Alex, Louis
  • Chopsticks Challenge by volunteers from audience
  • Chinese Culture Q&A by Cheng Zhang
  • Guitar & Singing Solo (Prelude to Water Melody) by Feiyang (Ian) Xu
  • Alto Saxophone and Piano (Dance by Zou Xiangping) by Yiqun Chen and Xuan Kuang
  • Skit (City People and Country People) by Qian Ye, Meherunnesa Mitu
  • Chorus (Unforgettable Tonight) by Cheng Zhang and all co-hosts/performers

8:30 p.m. Conclusion


Fried noodles (two options; please specify)

  • Vegetarian (Noodles, carrots, corn, sweet peas, cabbage)*
  • Non-vegetarian (plus chicken and eggs)*

Rice (two options; please specify)

  • Vegetarian (White rice) (Jasmine rice)*
  • Non-vegetarian (Fried rice) (Jasmine rice, shrimp, eggs, carrots, corn, sweet peas)*

Stir-fried Beef – Hunan cuisine

  • Non-vegetarian (Beef, pepperoncini, celery, cornstarch, garlic; cilantro on the side)*

Mapo Tofu – Szechuan cuisine

  • Vegetarian (Tofu, celery, Szechuan ground pepper, chili powder)*

Three Delights of the Earth – Northeastern Chinese cuisine

  • Vegetarian (Eggplant, Anaheim green pepper, potato, cornstarch)

* Contains vegetable oil and soy sauce

Special Dessert for Mid-Autumn Festival

  • Mooncakes (SU-style, six options) (Choose one)
  • Contains wheat, eggs, peanuts, soy and nuts


  • Hot water
  • Ice water
  • Ice tea
  • Lemonade