Journey of Chinese Folk Songs is an inspired invitation to celebrate the Chinese New Year. First is Joy of Spring, an energetic piece by Mao Yuan, radiating jubilation for a new year. Following this is a melancholy, heartfelt piece, A Song of Homesickness written by Ma Sicong portraying the sadness of missing one’s home and dear ones. Concluding the program is The Fisherman’s Harvest by Li Zili, a piece that exudes the happy feelings of bringing home a catch to feed one’s family and community.