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MAD HOT BALLET: Desert Dream featuring National Ballet of Canada's Principal Dancer Xiao Nan Yu

On the evening of June 12, 2019, guests enjoyed the final performance of beloved Xiao Nan Yu at the MAD HOT BALLET. Desert Dream at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. An inspiring evening in support of the National Ballet artists and performances, guests enjoyed dinner on stage and themed cocktails.

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Into the Unknown: The National Ballet of Canada's Principal Dancer Xiao Nan Yu

Fête Chinoise spoke with the well-known Principal Dancer of the Canadian National Ballet, Xiao Nan Yu again this month to reflect on our work together, her outlook on ballet, and her final performances next month. The winner of the Rolex Dancers First Award in 2018, she was recognized for her outstanding performance of her portrayal of Paulina in The Winter’s Tale.

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Big Dreamers: Calling for Submissions

Are you a Big Dreamer? Are you still on your way to achieving more? Have you already achieved your goals? Do you have a unique and extraordinary story to share with readers? Fête Chinoise wants to hear from you as we collect stellar stories not yet told! For a chance to have your story featured in the 5th Anniversary Edition of our magazine, fill in the form below.

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The Two Nans: Featuring the National Ballet of Canada

Written by Deirdre Kelly
Translated by Jennifer J. Lau
Photography by IKONICA

What are the chances? Two ballet dancers, both from the Chinese seaport city of Dalian, both invited to join the National Ballet of Canada immediately upon completion of their rigorous training, and both named Nan.

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