Committee of 100 Members Celebrate Lunar New Year with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

On the evening of Tuesday, February 9 C-100 members attended the 5th Annual Lunar New Year New York Philharmonic Concert and Gala Dinner at Lincoln Center. C-100 members were honored to have been joined by United Nations Secretary General, The Honorable Ban Ki-moon and his wife Madam Ban Soon-taek, as well as Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, Consul General of China in New York,  and her husband Ambassador Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations. The performance featured work by C-100 member and Grammy winning composer, Tan Dun.  The evening was co-chaired by C-100 members Guoqing Chen, Oscar Tang, and Shirley Young, and was also attended by Clarence Kwan , Herman Li, Howard Li, Henry Tang, and Frank H. Wu.

The Committee of 100 celebrated the Year of the Monkey with a series of exciting events at iconic venues across New York, including a private fireworks show viewing at the Chinese Embassy, with Consul General of the People’s Republic of China to New York, Ambassador Zhang Qiyue. This year’s events also honored the inaugural city-wide Lunar New Year public school holiday. We look forward to a wonderful Year of the Monkey!

PHOTO - BKM w Members AmbLiuZhang

TOP ROW (from left) : Howard Li, Clarence Kwan, Frank Wu, Guoqing Chen, Tan Dun; BOTTOM ROW (from left): Herman Li, Shirley Young, Ambassador Liu Jieyi, The Honorable Ban Ki-moon, Madam Ban Soon-taek, Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, Henry Tang, Oscar Tang




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Tan Dun

World-renowned artist, composer, and conductor

Guoqing Chen

Philanthropic leader and Co-founder HNA airlines

Oscar Tang

Expert on Chinese Culture and Art, noted philanthropist

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Clarence Kwan

Financial advisor and management specialist

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Howard Li

International business leader / Greater China Regional Chair

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Academic




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