Thursday, January 31, 2019

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, February 3.



The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh will hold "Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig" on Sunday, February 3.
In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on the Lunar New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one. Come kick off the Lunar year 4717, the year of the Pig, with live music, dance, art making, and more!

Performance Schedule:
12:00 - 12:15 pm Welcome Message

12:15 - 12:45 pm Yan Lai Dance Academy

1:00 - 2:00 pm Musical Performances by Mimi Jong & students from Ai-Lin Chen

2:00 - 2:30 pm Lion Dance with Steel Dragon

This year all performances will be hosted in the Art Studio.

Exact performances times are subject to change.

Other activities happening throughout the day:
KUMIHIMO
10:00 am - 5:00 pm, In MAKESHOP

CALLIGRAPHY WITH MING RUI
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, In the Art Studio

KOREAN TRADITIONS WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH'S ASIAN STUDIES CENTER
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, In the Art Studio

FRESH PICKS: FIVE FRUIT TRAY
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, In the Art Studio
The celebration runs from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 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).