Water Tiger

Liverpool Chinese New Year Workshops and Performance Group

Movema’s community group are performing for our 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival in Liverpool Chinatown. This year will be bigger and better as we are celebrating two years in one!

Water Tiger, funded by ACE (Arts Council England), and Liverpool City Council, will be part of the city wide celebration of Chinese New Year celebration in the oldest China Town in the Europe- Liverpool. 

This project will explore the cultural history of Chinese New Year and be a celebration of oneself, embracing that everyone is different but we are unique, special and accepted.

Workshops & Dance Rehearsals

We are looking for 20 performers from Liverpool’s community to get involved. Ages 8 and above, and all abilities welcome.

Participants will take part in exploring, learning and sharing dance. Exploring movement from East Asian and South East Asian heritage including, folk, classical and contemporary dance styles, blended with Kpop, Cpop and other modern dance influences. 

Whilst having dedicated time to discuss, explore and create a performance that represents who we are and what we want to say as part of our polycultural community today. 

Chinese New Year provides an opportunity to be seen, learn from each other, celebrated, listened to, and challenge perceptions of the world we live in. 

We have an exciting and new creative team that will be lead by Pei Tong, Movema will be collaborating with multidiscipline artists from Liverpool and Manchester including China Arts.

Workshop Location: VideOdyssey Studios, Toxteth TV, 37-45 Windsor Street, Liverpool, L8 1XE

Dates: Thursday, 25th Nov, 2nd, 9th, 16th Dec 2021
13th, 20th, 27th Jan & 3rd Feb 2022.

Times: 5.30- 7.30pm


Liverpool Chinese New Year Celebration The community dancers will perform their Water Tiger piece a number of times during the day in Liverpool City Centre as part of the city’s vibrant celebration!

Date: Sunday 6th February 2022
Location: Liverpool City Centre TBC 

Times: 10-6pm (Multiple short performances TBC)

Be Part of the Group!

To be part of the performance group please complete the registration form:

We also welcome volunteers for the rehearsals and performance day.
To express an interest in volunteering, or for further support or information please email: info@movema.co.uk

Tel: 07548 365869