Sunday, January 29, 2017

"Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster" at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, February 4.



The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh will host "Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster" on February 4 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.
In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one. Come celebrate the Chinese year 4715, the year of the Rooster, with Silk Screen Asian Arts and Culture Organization. Make art, enjoy live music, and join the Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team for a parade through the Museum!


12:00 pm: Explore caligraphy with guest artist, Ming Rui, and make a sign for the parade.

1:00 pm: Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team performs in the Art Studio. Join them for a parade into the Theater.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Make Korean Yuk Sticks with Pitt Asian Studies Center in front of the Theater.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Fresh Picks: Taste some of our favorite teas and learn about the Vietnamese 5 Fruit Tray tradition in front of the Theater.

2:00 pm: Learn dance moves from Yanlai Dance Academy and enjoy music by Purple Bamboo, a Chinese musical ensemble in the Theater.
The celebration is free with museum admission ($16 for adults, $14 for kids aged 2 through 18, and free for infants under 2). The museum is located at 10 Children's Way on the Northside (map).

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