A spectacular production of dazzling props, colorful costumes, mesmerizing music, fantastic acrobatics, and lively dance by top-notch performers telling the story of the origin of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

How did the first Chinese New Year come about? There is an often-told legend that a beast named Nian would come from its hiding place, either from the sea or under the mountains, and would eat everything. It was hungry!

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