Moon Over Manhattan! Celebrate Lunar New Year
Asia Society rings in the Year of the Rat with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Activities include a Lion Dance and kung fu demonstration, musical performances, and more.
Schedule of Events:
1pm: Bo Law Kung Fu: Lion Dance and Kung Fu demonstration (Performance 1)
New York Bo Law Kung-Fu martial arts school presents a traditional Lion Dance followed by an interactive Kung Fu demonstration.
3pm: Rabbit Days and Dumplings
Rabbit Days and Dumplings is a celebration of folk and children's music from all over East Asia, reinterpreted to mix various musical traditions, languages, styles, and stories. These tunes range from northern Japanese sea shanties to Tibetan jump rope rhymes, joyous Korean harvest sing-a-longs, and Taiwanese train songs.
4:15pm: Bo Law Kung Fu: Lion Dance and Kung Fu demonstration (Performance 2)
1-5pm: Ongoing Arts and Crafts activities on the 8th floor
- Puppet making workshop with Chinese Theatre Works
- Korean mask making
- Clay mouse charm making with Syma
- And more!