Interview by WDVM during Lunar New Year 2022

Jow Ga Shaolin Institute’s Demo Team performs Chinese Lion Dance, Dragon Dance and Kung Fu demonstrations in many important festivities and occasions throughout the region. They are available for special events and celebrations, including New Year, banquets, weddings, grand openings, anniversaries, birthdays, etc.

If you are interested in having the Jow Ga Shaolin Institute’s Demo Team for your wedding, celebration, business opening, or educational event, please call the school at (703) 742-7800 or e-mail us at

Lunar New Year 2022 Public Events

Our teams will be performing a limited engagement of our traditional Chinese Lion Dance at these Fairfax County Public Library locations on Saturday, January 29th. Each event is SOLD OUT.

Saturday, January 29

Herndon Fortnightly Library: 12:00-12:30 p.m.
George Mason Regional Library: 12:00-12:30 p.m.

Burke Centre Library: 2:00-2:30 p.m.
Pohick Regional Library: 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Library: 4:00-4:30 p.m.

Lunar New Year 2020 Events

  • Saturday, Jan 25th, Eden Center – Noon
  • Saturday, Jan 25th, Fair Oaks Mall (Grand Court West) – 1:00pm
  • Sunday, Jan 26th, Tyson’s Corner – 11:00am
  • Sunday, Jan 26th, Fair Oaks Mall (Grand Court West) – 1:00pm

And we will be performing Lion Dances at the both Fairfax and Loudoun County Libraries!!!

Saturday, February 1st

  • Burke Library – 10:30am
  • Chantilly Library – 1:00pm
  • Sterling Library – 1:00pm
  • Thomas Jefferson Library – 3:00pm
  • Cascades Library – 3:00pm

Saturday, February 8th

  • Lorton Library – 10:30am
  • Kings Park Library – 1:00pm
  • Ashburn Library – 1:00pm
  • Oakton Library – 3:00pm
  • Gum Spring Library – 3:00pm

Sunday, February 9th

  • Brambleton Library – 2:00pm

Saturday, February 15th

  • Lovettesville Library – 10:30am
  • Purcellville Library – 1:00pm
  • Rust Library – 3:00pm

Lunar New Year 2019 Public Performances

  • Saturday, Jan 26th, Lovettsville Library – 10:30am
  • Saturday, Jan 26th, Purcellville Library – 1:00pm
  • Saturday, Jan 26th, Cascades Library – 3:00pm
  • Sunday, Jan 27th, City for Fairfax Library – 1:30pm
  • Saturday, Feb 2nd, Tyson’s Corner (Lower Level Fashion Court between Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. Near glass elevator by there) – 11:00am and 12:30pm
  • Saturday, Feb 2nd, Fair Oaks Mall (Grand Court West) – 1:00pm
  • Sunday, Feb 2nd, Fair Oaks Mall (Grand Court West) – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, Feb 5th, Eden Center
  • Saturday, Feb 9th, George Mason Regional Library – 10:30am
  • Saturday, Feb 9th, Patrick Henry Library – 1:00pm
  • Saturday, Feb 9th, Pohick Regional Library – 3:00pm
  • Saturday, Feb 9th, Rust Library – 1:00pm
  • Saturday, Feb 9th, Gum Spring Library – 3:00pm
  • Sunday, Feb 10th, Chinatown DC Parade
  • Saturday, Feb 16th, John Marshall Library – 10:30am
  • Saturday, Feb 16th, Martha Washington Library – 1:00pm
  • Saturday, Feb 16th, Sterling Library – 10:30am
  • Saturday, Feb 16th, Brambleton Library – 1:00pm

Lion and Dragon Dance in Reston Town Center Holiday Parade – Nov 23, 2018

We’ll be in a parade!!! Please come down to cheer for us and celebrate the holidays!

A full day of cheer and charity at Reston Town Center on Friday, November 23 is highlighted with the 28th annual Reston Holiday Parade at 11 a.m. featuring Macy’s-style balloons, marching bands, dancers, characters, antique cars, community groups, dignitaries, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in a horse-drawn carriage. Voted one of the “10 Best” in USA Today Travel, 2016 and 2017! Afternoon visits and photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, plus mini-train rides on Market Street, are followed by the Tree Lighting and Sing Along at 6:00 p.m., horse-drawn carriage rides from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Lunar New Year 2018 Public Performances

  • Saturday, Feb 17th, 11am Loudoun County Library
  • Saturday, Feb 17th, 11am-12:30pm, Tyson’s Corner
  • Saturday, Feb 17th, 1pm, Fair Oaks Mall
  • Saturday, Feb 17th, 1:30pm, Loudoun County Library
  • Saturday, Feb 17th, 3:30pm, Loudoun County Library
  • Sunday, Feb 18th, 1pm, Fair Oaks Mall
  • Sunday, Feb 18th, 1pm, Chinatown
  • Saturday, Feb 24th, 1 pm – Loudoun County Library
  • Saturday, Feb 24th, 2:30pm – Loudoun County Library