Chinese New Year 2013 蛇 

When:
Saturday 16 February 2013,  10.30am–4pm
Where:
Throughout Te Papa
Cost:
Free entry
Type:
 

Celebrate the Year of the Water Snake with an action-packed day of performances and activities at Te Papa. Learn how to make delicious Chinese dumplings, marvel at stars of Chinese opera, take part in a Chinese painting workshop, and enjoy the excitement of the traditional Chinese dragon dance.

Programme

 

Wellington Foyer, Level 2

10.30am–10.40am    

Gener8 Hip Hop to Lion Dance, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

10.45am–11.15am    

Er hu performance by Mr Wang, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

11am–12 noon            

Chinese brush painting and calligraphy with Stan Chan, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

12 noon–1pm                                                                                                        

Junior Dragon Dance and workshop, Lion Dance and workshop, and traditional Chinese dance groups from the Wellington Chinese Sport and Cultural Centre, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

1pm–1.30pm                                                                                                                 

Er Hu performance by Mr Wang, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

1pm–2pm                                                                                                               

Snake Mask Making for families, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

2pm–3pm                                                                                          

Chinese Dumpling Making Demonstration by Vicki Ha, Wellington Foyer, Level 2

3pm–4pm                                                                                                         

Chinese Brush Painting & Calligraphy with Stan Chan

Te Marae, Level 4

1pm–2pm                                                                                                         

Chinese Opera Performance by the Wellington Chinese Operatic Society, Te Marae, Level 4

Supported by the Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington

Read more about Wellington’s Chinese New Year online.