Tag: Dragon Dance

Festivities of the Lunar New Year

—DVBS Archive Team—
The weekend of February 8th and 9th marked the 19th Annual Lunar New Year celebration at the Oakland Museum of California. Adhering to the yearly tradition, the Boys School students performed the Dragon Dance, Chinese Orchestra, and 24 Seasons Festive Drumming.

Boys CDR-HED Performance and Trip

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An elder is like a majestic old tree that’s been planted firmly in our backyard. Gazing out through our windows, we seldom realize its presence; yet, on a hot sunny day, it is always there, providing for us shade and comfort. Our elders are just the same. Despite their valuable contributions, elders receive little, if any, recognition from today’s ever-busy youth. And thus, as part of this increasingly indifferent generation, we - as students of Developing Virtue - will, and must part from such trends. We, in turn, choose to honor our elders.

Celebrating the New Year in Oakland

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The in-school Chinese New Year Celebration, an integral tradition of the boys school, occurred on February 5th, 2019, and, just as the ambiance of festivity began to falter, the boys school revived the spirit of the New Year in the bay area later that week.

Chinese New Years Festival in Ukiah

by: Austin Quach (Class of 2018) On February 17, Ukiah residents celebrated Chinese New Years at Alex Thomas Plaza. Students from Developing Virtue Boys School helped welcome the Year of the Dog with many marvelous performances such as the lion dance, dragon dance, 24 seasons drumming, and Chinese orchestra.

CTTB Honoring Elders Day

by Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) Following the previous Honoring Elders event, the CTTB HED occurred on Saturday, October 28, including performances from both the IGDVGS and IGDVBS. Requiring difficult coordination as well as hours of practice, the 2017 Annual Honoring Elders Day was a success.