Moon Over Manhattan: Celebrate the Lunar New Year Family Day

Moon Over Manhattan: Celebrate the Lunar New Year Family Day

Photo by Lauren Doyle

Moon Over Manhattan: Lunar New Year Family Day

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon!

 

Asia Society rings in the Year of the Dragon with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Don’t miss an auspicious Lion Dance, a Kung Fu demonstration, music and storytelling from China, a dragon charm ceramics workshop and a shadow puppet workshop by Chinese Theatre Works.

 

Auditorium

Music from China (2 sessions)

1-1:30 and 3:15-3:45

A trio of musicians playing Chinese instruments—pipa, zheng, erhu and gaohu—will engage the audience with music, lively storytelling and audience interaction.

Bo Law Kung Fu

Lion Dance and Kung Fu demonstration

2:30-3:00

 

All day activities: 8th Floor

-Chinese Theatre Works will lead an interactive shadow puppet workshop

-Make a year of the dragon charm with master ceramics artist Syma

-Make a mobile that explores the lunar cycles with Linda White of Imagination Play Project

 

Family Programs at Asia Society are supported by  

Event Details

4 February 2012
1:00pm - 4:00pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$5 students, seniors, children, $7 members (Dual Family members FREE), $12 nonmembers