Lady performing a Chinese Ribbon Dance

Cultural Festival at Te Papa

Cultural Festival at Te Papa

Celebrate Wellington’s cultural diversity with a day of family-friendly performances and activities, from Chinese paper cutting to Latin dance.

  • When Sat 29 Oct 2016, 11:00am–3:30pm
  • Where
    Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost Free events

Join us to explore the many rich cultures of Asia, the Pacific, and beyond – including Aotearoa New Zealand.

11am–12 noon: Kids’ activities

Kids, try out Chinese painting, paper cutting, and crafts, or have your face painted.

1pm–3.30pm: Cultural performances

  • Kapa haka
  • Indian, Chinese, Latin, and Gipsy dances
  • Malaysian and Chinese music
  • Cultural talks on Peking Opera, cheongsam dresses, and Chinese calligraphy
  • Tai chi sword demonstration
  • Choir group