NWBI Dragon Dance Team to perform on VIP stage at President Obama 2009 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL PARADE-美國總統就職大典主席臺 NWBI 領袖龍隊舞龍表演
Mrs. Terry Wang
President, New World Bilingual Institute (NWBI)
Director, NWBI Dragon Dance
It is a distinct privilege to announce that the New World Bilingual Institute (NWBI)’s
NWBI Dragon Dance Team of 24 members were Officially Invited and Selected to Represent the
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA)of all Chinese American to perform at parade and
in front of VIP President’s stage at 44th President Obama 2009 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL PARADE
On January 20 INAUGURAL Day.
The New World Bilingual Institute (www.nwbi.us) is a non-profit bilingual/multicultural educational institute that was established in1994 in the Commonwealth of Virginia. NWBI is dedicated to Promote Chinese and American heritage through an array of programs emphasizing World Language and cultural prospective and practice,
leadership and communication enhancement, cross cultural understanding, community service actions and lifelong learning resources. Its New Age Television provides the world language with an interactive, enjoyable training and broadcasting for benefiting tens of thousands. These programs are centered on ethical values that enrich the diverse way lives of United States and the world. It provides a spectrum of ongoing opportunities, Various Professional Development that helps all ethnic groups people of all ages to learn, understand and appreciate the languages and cultures in fostering the greater harmony and achieving the success nationally and Internationally.
NWBI World Cultural Expo Dragon Dance Team has been contributing the talents and strengths to perform with Chinese American Pride in various venues for more than 15 years. It has been putting vigorous efforts and made the grand success in the Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebrations, Metro Washington DC Area Chinese New Year Parades, the 2008 Olympic Art Sculpture Exhibition Opening Ceremony at George Mason University, and many other Exhibition Presentations in schools, organizations and community.
NWBI World Cultural Expo Dragon Dance Team members are all elite High school students from Northern Virginia and Maryland. The elite team determines to maintain its outstanding skills and flexibilities by disciplined practicing regularly
To 2 to 3 hours twice a week.
For the upcoming PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL PARADE Practice dates and times will be 1-3 PM,
January 10,11,17, 18, 19 , in front of Thompson Hall of George Mason University Fairfax Campus.
Please see the story and photo files attached for more information on our Dragon Team.
Furthermore, NWBI has initiated and assisted George Mason University to establish the Chinese Teachers Licensure Program/ Master Degree Program in 2005 (many Licensed teachers now are teaching in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), AP Chinese Summer Institute in 2006, 07, and 1-2-1 International Dual Degree Program since 2003. These Programs have become some of the leading models.
NWBI was a Co-Founder of GMU's Diversity Advisory Board and GMU Asian Heritage Month in 1994. She is a founding member GMU University Life, Leadership Council for The State of Virginia, US National Arboretum Friends of China, the Fairfax County Corporate Extension, and several other community organizations. She has been serving as a coordinator on Federal Asian Pacific Council, Fairfax County the Asian Heritage Month celebration for the ongoing annual events, and she involve thousands participates from all members of the community.
NWBI has been led numerous seminars and workshops in US and aboard. It US Navy, Army, Marian Corp, National Guard, Capital Hill Senator’s Press Conference, Washington Post Fall for the Book Opening Session, USA Today Radio, Voice of America. CTC, WNVC, WCTV, and FPA., Smithsonian Institution, State, County. China, and Taiwan Government, international/national corporations, organizations, universities, schools, conferences. NWBI also was honored as a weekly educational columnist of American Business Journal, Washington China Post, www.bbschinese.com. and www.chinesedc.com.