2021 THE 4TH US LEGACY CUP INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL
Art connects people of all walks of life, and can speak to the world! Scheduled on August 7th, 2021, the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 4th US Legacy Cup International Arts Festival will be held in the American Performing Arts Theater in San Dimas and be live broadcasted globally. This is the first live concert held in theater since the outbreak of Covid-19 and it is dedicated to all combat heroes in fighting against the pandemic for the past year.
The program is divided into three themes, A Beautiful Combat, Salute to Heroes, and Spring Blossoms. The program includes recitations, vocal including opera singing, and instrument performance. The artists will showcase their best interpretation of various types of music works. The concert will remind the audience of the unforgettable experience and the time of all Los Angeles fought against the epidemic.
The concert will focus on praising the spirit of "being brave and willing to contribute" during the anti-epidemics, the spirit of solidarity of helping each other, of daring to fight and win, of depending on science, and sharing a common goal and overcoming difficulties.
The concert will invites about 1000 front-line anti-epidemics heroes and their families; they include officials from the Los Angeles County, front-line medical staff, police officers, fire-fighter from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Barbara Feller, Director of LA County Public Health, and Chief of the Angeles County Police Department will give speeches at the Opening Ceremony.
Sophy Wu, the chief director of the concert states that the reopening of the theater will undoubtedly rekindle the enthusiasm of the general public, and inject positive energy into the economy recovery of Los Angeles area. It is also a milestone of starting bringing peoples life back to normal. She indicates that the reopening of the theater also suggests that what was deprived from peoples life during the pandemic shall be returned to people one at a time. She also said that it is not easy to put a program together at this time since the pandemic has not completely gone and that it had taken thoughtful considerations and undergone many careful preparations and procedures so that all necessary requirements are met for epidemic prevention and control. She believes that people of Los Angeles will sure appreciate and welcome the efforts and the program at this specific time.
It is with a mix of feelings of being able to watch the first concert in the theater with representatives of the anti-epidemic heroes, it is meaningful and more emotional than watching shows at any other times, said Mr. George Li, President of Merano Cultural Performances . He praised highly on the program: "many people had put in their heart and souls in this program, and with such devotions and hard-work, the performance will no-doubt be outstanding and touching. He continued that when you see the video clips of the anti-epidemic period on the big screen, it will surely bring those vivid memories of the times when the city was locked down and when we were working together to fight the pandemic. However, he emphasized that with the reopening of the theater, people's lives will surely be gradually returning to normal, and we look forward to it.
Bonita Center for the Arts (View)
822 W Covina Blvd
San Dimas, CA 91773
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