Multicultural Show and Lantern Workshops

Striking costumes, thumping drum beats, and elaborate dancing from around the world. Plus the chance to make your own Chinese lantern.

  • When Sat 26 Jan 2019, 10.30am–12.30pm
  • Where
    Wellington Foyer and Te Marae
  • Cost Free event


Experience multicultural performances from Wellington’s diverse and vibrant dance communities as they celebrate Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality.

10.30am Chinese Opera and Lion Dance in Wellington Foyer

10.40am–12.30pm Multicultural Performances at Te Marae

Lantern making workshops

Join a free Chinese lantern making workshop in time for the Chinese New Year.

Book a session starting at either 11am or 12.30pm.

These workshops are aimed at primary school children but adults are welcome to take part. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Please book now as spaces are limited.

Organised by the Multicultural Council of Wellington and Wellington Night Markets, in association with the China-New Zealand Year of Tourism.

Children dancing


Dancers, 2018. Courtesy of the Multicultural Council of Wellington

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