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Title:
Chinese New Year Celebration
When:
 11:00AM - 04:00PM
Where:
Penn Museum - Philadelphia
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CNY1February 2
Saturday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
World Culture Day
Chinese New Year Celebration

Ring in the Chinese Year of the Snake—and learn more about how the Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout Asia—at this annual, daylong extravaganza. Bring the whole family and celebrate the New Year with a wide variety of music and dance performances, martial and healing arts demonstrations, Feng Shui and folk tale presentations, children's activities, storytelling, and arts and crafts. The day ends with a drum roll, a roar, and the popular Grand Finale Lion Parade. Free with Museum admission. For more information, call 215.898.2680.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION 2013 SCHEDULE

 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm                      Calligraphy Drop-in Workshop

11:00 – 11:30 am                            MeiMei Dance Performance

11:00 – 11:30 am                            Feng Shui Lecture

11:30 – 11:50 am                            East vs. West Music Demonstration

12:00 – 12:30 pm                           Penn Lions Dance Workshop

1:00 – 1:30 pm                               Falun Gong Demonstration

1:30 – 2:00 pm                               Presentation of Chinese Fables

2:00 – 2:30 pm                               Tai Chi Demonstration and Workshop

2:00 – 2:30 pm                               Greater Philadelphia Minghui School Dance Performance

2:00 – 3:30 pm                               Tangram Puzzle Workshop

2:30 – 2:50 pm                               East vs. West Music Demonstration

3:15 – 3:30 pm                               Kung Fu Demonstration

3:30 pm                                         Lion Dance Finale

                                              

ALL DAY in the China Gallery:                                              

 

Kids Crafts

Chinese Art Marketplace

 

The Museum's two shops, the Museum Shop and the Pyramid Shop for Children, offer a colorful selection of Chinese arts, crafts, games, and books just for the celebration. As always, The Pepper Mill Café features several Chinese lunch entrees and kid-friendly foods.

This event is free with Museum admission donation.     

Venue

Penn MuseumMap
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Venue:
Penn Museum
Street:
3260 South Street
ZIP:
19104
City:
Philadelphia
State:
PA
Country:
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MUSEUM LOCATION

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000

MUSEUM HOURS

Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

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