Lunar New Year Festival | Year of the Pig

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Description

Celebrate the Year of the Pig with an afternoon of traditional Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese music, dance, crafts, games and food. The fun begins at 1pm, with hands-on workshops that introduce participants to the art of Chinese decorative knotting and Korean hand-drumming and dance. A cultural performance will follow, including the mysterious and colorful Bian Lian “face changing” mask dance of the Sichuan opera, Korean and Chinese folk dances, and instrumental performances by award-winning musicians.

1-2PM | Korean Drum-Dance Workshop with NY Korean Performing Arts Center
1-2PM | Chinese Knotting Workshop with artist Julie Wang
1-2PM | Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
 with artist Zhao Xu-Hua and Richard Liu
2-4PM | Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese Music & Dance Performance

$10 General Admission | Free for children under 10 | Admission covers workshops and performance

 

 

Participating Artists (list in formation)

Folk Dance Team of Hua Xia Greater New York Chinese School
New York Korean Performing Arts Center Company
Ariane Kuo, Chinese yangqin dulcimer
Eleanor Li, Chinese guzheng zither
Heejung Han, Korean haegeum fiddle
Li Peng, Bian Lian mask dance
Tan Nguyen and Phuong Do, Vietnamese song
Thuy Pham, Vietnam Heritage Center
Yingli Wen, Chinese classical dance

 

FeaturedPhoto: Li Peng, Bian Lian Dancer

 


Community Partners:

 


 

This ArtsWestchester Folk Arts Program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts and OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates Westchester & Hudson Valley.



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Gallery at ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY 10601
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Times: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$10 - General Admission
Free - Children under 10

Presenter: ArtsWestchester
Presenter Phone: 914-428-4220
Presenter Website: artswestchester.org



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