Thursday, February 14, 2013

24th Feb 2013: A Good Day to be at the Esplanade

In line with Huayi Chinese Festival of Arts 2013 which opens this Fri 15 Feb 2013,
there are a number of free performaces.

Here's my pick for children on the last day of the Festival 24 Feb 2013, Sun :

 Storytelling @ the Concourse
by Chen Zhao Jin & Li Te (Singapore)
(Performed in Mandarin)
24 Feb 2013, Sun
3pm, 4pm & 5pm


Chinese Zodiac Animals Paper Cut
by Yong Kah Kin, Song Yue & Dennis Wong
Learn the art of paper-cutting and have fun creating a Chinese Zodiac animal of your choice!
Conducted in English and Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 6 and above, as well as the young at heart.
15 & 16 Feb 2013, Sat & Sun
23 & 24 Feb 2013, Sat & Sun
1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

Also Don't forget to check out the various free visual arts exhibitions.

 Below is a ticketed workshop which you might like to consider:

Parent-child hand puppetry Workshop: Monkey King and White Bone Demoness
亲子掌中戏工作坊:三打白骨精

By The Finger Players (Singapore)
23 & 24 Feb 2013, Sat & Sun,
11am, 2pm, 5pm

Learn the interesting art of hand puppetry through an excerpt from the well-loved Chinese tale Journey to the West!
Through simple storytelling exercises, participants will be encouraged to explore space, movements and vocal techniques with the help of traditional hand puppetry. Besides cultivating the participants’ love for Chinese culture through the use of Mandarin, this interactive workshop will also be a great opportunity for parent-child bonding. 



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