by John de Dios
The Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona collaborated with the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Canyon Ranch Center to host the closing events for the Second Annual Chinese Cultural Festival in Tucson.
Held at Gene C. Reid Park on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, the festivities included performances from several groups tied to the Chinese Cultural Center and the Confucius Institute. Singers, musicians, martial artists and taiji masters took to the stage for the celebration. Different organizations, including the UA College of Public Health and Tucson Medical Center, held booths to promote health and wellness.
The event concluded 11 days of celebration, which included a Moon Festival concert and several lectures that promoted Chinese culture and arts.