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02/02 Lunar New Year Festival | Year of the Pig 1 PM

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02/02 Lunar New Year Festival | Year of the Pig 1 PM

January 09, 2019 - 09:04

Photo Credit: Performance at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics by Angel DelCueto

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- 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

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

Thuy Pham, Vietnam Heritage Center