(Clearwisdom.net) New Tang Dynasty Television's Chinese New Year Spectacular, performed by the Divine Performing Arts touring company, was staged at the Detroit Opera House in downtown Detroit, Michigan on January 22, 2008.

On the occasion of the Chinese New Year Spectacular in Detroit, US Congressmen and Senators from Michigan wrote congratulatory letters to the show. These officials include US Senator Carl Levin, US Senator Debbie Stabenow, US Congressman Thaddeus McCotter, US Congressman Joe Knollenberg, US Congressman John Dingell, US Congresswoman Carolyn Kilpatrick, and US Congressman Mike Rogers. Below are some of the letters.

US Senator Carl Levin

Letter from US Senator Carl Levin

United States Senate

January 23, 2008

Dear Friends:

I am delighted to offer my congratulations to the many guests celebrating the 2008 Chinese New Year Spectacular. The event will showcase the beauty of Chinese music and dance. I am delighted to express my admiration of your rich heritage.

This is a time to celebrate all of the hope that a new year brings, through classical Chinese culture.

My best wishes to you for a joyous celebration and a Happy New Year!


Carl Levin

United States Senate

Letter from US Senator

Letter from US Senator Debbie Stabenow

January 22, 2008


...to the Chinese New Year Spectacular as it makes it debut at the Detroit Opera House.

It is very exciting that you are bringing this outstanding production to Michigan. What a great way to celebrate 5,000 years of Chinese culture and the Chinese New Year. I know that everyone attending will enjoy experiencing the best of Chinese music and dance. Thank you for bringing our cultures together through this special performance.

Congratulations and enjoy the show! I hope that the Year of the Rat brings everyone good fortune and continued success.


Debbie Stabenow

United States Senator

US Congressman Thaddeus McCotter

Letter from US Congressman Thaddeus McCotter

Congress of the United States

House of Representatives

December 7, 2007

New Year's Gala Committee

Dear Friends,

Though regrettably unable to attend, please accept my heartfelt hopes you enjoy a wonderful New Year's Gala 2008.

As the Chinese people strove for freedom in Communist despotism, we as free people must remain devoted to the cause of human liberty and dignity throughout China and our world.



Thaddeus McCotter

Member of Congress

Congress of the United States

House of Representatives

US Congresswoman Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

Letter from US Congresswoman Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

January 22, 2008

Dear Attendees:

Congratulations as the men and women of Asian descent celebrate the Lunar New Year on Saturday, January 22, 2008.

It is an honor to recognize the Oriental Culture Association (OCA) of Michigan as it presents the New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV), Chinese New Year Spectacular as a gift to the city of Detroit. This is a great opportunity to reflect on many years of history, celebrating 5,000 years of culture each year worldwide and coming together to pay tribute to the very best of classical Chinese music and dance.

The Oriental Culture Association (OCA) and all who contribute to the success of the organization can certainly take pride in all that has been accomplished and look forward to an even brighter and more promising future.

Again, congratulations as you celebrate another year filled with joy and prosperity. I wish you well on this most auspicious occasion.


Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

Member of Congress

US Congressman Mike Rogers

Letter from US Congressman Mike Rogers