Chinese Garden News - Chinese Cultural Arts Celebration

January 01, 2014
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Jan. 2014 - Chinese Cultural Arts Celebration

Join us Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25–26, for two days of cultural discovery, as artisans and performers from China’s Zhejiang Province presented traditional music, dance, and folk crafts. Experience cup-rolling acrobatics, a tea-gatherers’ dance, and songs of dragon boats. Watch folk artists demonstrate dragon lantern making, bamboo root carving, stone and clay sculpting, and embroidery. Sample authentic Chinese cuisine and enjoy special exhibits of stunning photography and beautiful penjing. Hours for the event are from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days, and all activities are included with general admission. 

 

The Chinese Cultural Arts Celebration is made possible in part by the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Los Angeles, Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture, Zhejiang Provincial Department of Publicity, Beauty Media Inc., and ICN TV Network. East West Bank is the sole corporate sponsor of The Huntington’s Chinese Cultural Arts Celebration. Additional funding provided by The Justin Vajna Memorial Fund for Educational Programs in the Chinese Garden and The Cheng Family Foundation 

 

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