Chung Ying, a UK leading Cantonese restaurant, raised £3,500 for the Birmingham Big Art Project in their annual city ‘Moon Walk’ last Thursday
The event celebrates the 2015 Chinese Moon festival and raised £500 more than last years walk.The Birmingham Big Art Project aims to put the city on the world’s cultural map by commissioning and installing an iconic piece of public art in the city centre. Starting at Chung Ying Central on 126 Colmore Row, the walk included a guided tour which explored the history of the Moon Festival and the heritage of the Chinese Community in the city. Birmingham’s own Sikh Sinartra, Indi Wouhra, was there to preform swing classics in the Chung Ying Garden for guests to enjoy while tasting the Cantonese feast.
The award winning restaurant is Birmingham’s oldest and most valued Cantonese restaurant. The Birmingham Big Art Project aims to encourage citizenship and civic pride in the city’s diverse communities and it is estimated to cost £2 million.
To donate to the Birmingham Big Art Foundation, visit birminghambigartproject.org.uk