Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan! Celebrate Lunar New Year
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster!
Asia Society rings in the Year of the Rooster with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Activities will include a Lion Dance and kung fu demonstration, musical performances, and more.
Schedule of Events:
1:00-1:40 PM: Rabbit Days and Dumplings
Rabbit Days and Dumplings is a celebration of folk and children's music from all over East Asia, reinterpreted to mix various musical traditions, languages, styles, and stories. These tunes range from northern Japanese sea shanties to Tibetan jump rope rhymes, joyous Korean harvest sing-a-longs, and Taiwanese train songs.
2:30-3:00 PM: Chinese Theater Works: Tiger Tales
Chinese Theater works wows with special performances of their original piece "Tiger Tales," featuring music and dance, with an opportunity to interact on stage with the performers.
4:00-4:30 PM: Bo Law Kung Fu: Lion Dance and Kung Fu demonstration
New York Bo Law Kung-Fu martial arts school presents a traditional Lion Dance followed by an interactive Kung Fu demonstration.
Ongoing Arts and Crafts activities on the 8th floor:
1:30 PM-5:00 PM: Shadow puppet making with Chinese Theater Works, Tibetan butter sculpture, clay rooster charm making with Syma, and much more!
Family Programs at Asia Society are supported by