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Lunar New Year

Discover East Asia-Pacific Cultures and Celebrate Lunar New Year!

Discover an afternoon of culture at Independence Seaport Museum's Lunar New Year event as we celebrate the Year of the Horse on Saturday, February 1 from 11:00 - 3:00 p.m. Enjoy cultural activities, crafts, dancing and more from China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam.

Cultural activities include Korean Yut (a traditional Korean game), make a Japanese lucky cat, craft a Vietnamese dragon mask, make a Chinese lantern, create an origami horse and enjoy storytelling. Plus, see dance performances by the Penn Chinese Dance Club and the Philadelphia Suns.

Schedule:

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.:  Cultural Activities
11:30, 1:00, 2:30 p.m.:  Chinese Storyteller
12:00: Chinese Meditation Demonstration

2:00 p.m.:  Penn Chinese Dance Club
2:10 p.m.:  Philadelphia Suns

 

All activities are included with regular Museum Admission.