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The Pan American Chinese Dance Association (PACDA), an association of over 100 community dance groups across the United States and Europe, and the organizer of the world-renowned Taoli World Dance Competition of Chinese Dance with headquarters in Irvine, CA, held the Pan America Multicultural Dance Gala at the The Irvine Barclay Theatreon July 31, 2022. There were 100 in-person competitors from across the United States and Canada, as well as 100 virtual competitors from China, Japan, UK and Singapore. There were over 40 dance teams that competed in person, and over 30 dance teams that competed online. Additionally, there was a series of conference events leading up to the 7th Annual Taoli World Dance Competition, marking the first year back to in-person master classes and competition after the onset of the pandemic. In addition, there were virtual events and competitions held simultaneously. Highlights included: the first international conference for Chinese dance instructors, students, and parents; an in-person and virtual competition; an award ceremony; master classes; and an in-person dance gala.