Henan - The Cradle of China
Dazzles The New Year's Eve Countdown In New York

  On Dec. 31, 2021, after an absence of one year, the annual in-person New Year's Eve count down event in New York's Times Square returned and Henan, China was there to dazzle.

  Millions tuned in to the celebration in Times Square to witness the most majestic display of culture from Henan on the main countdown stage. Special guests including Huang, Ping, Consul General of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York and representatives from New York State Governor's Office, New York City Mayor's Office, Sino-American Friendship Association and Henan American Association U.S.A. attended this year's celebration. NYS Governor Kathy Hochul, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and US Congresswoman Grace Meng sent congratulate letters to Henan's participation in the countdown opening ceremony. The grand ceremony was co-hosted by Cimagine International Group.

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  Special guests on the Countdown opening stage wishing everyone happy New Year! (From left) Ji Cheng Wang - President of Henan American Association U.S.A., Elaine Fan - special representative of the New York State Governor, Director of Asian American Affairs of the New York State Governor's Office, Huang, Ping - Consul General of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York, Anne de Castillo - special representative of the New York City Mayor, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Peter Zhang – President of the Sino-American Friendship Association, Li Li – President of Cimagine International Group.

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Special representative of the New York State Governor Elaine Fan being interviewed

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  During the countdown celebration, Henan presented nearly 10,000 red scarves with "Happy New Year 2022 New York, Henan, China" to the Times Square audience

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  On Dec. 31, 2021, Henan also hosted a tourism promotion event in New York to showcase its abundant cultural resources shortly before the celebration.

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“Henan, The Cradle of China” tourism presentation

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Media at the Henan Tourism presentation