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Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts
Usher in the Year of the Rooster with an exciting line-up of performances at the 15th edition of Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts. From 3 to 12 Feb 2017, the festival at Esplanade Theatres on the Bay will celebrate the New Year through an array of programmes, suitable for all ages!
The key highlights for families and children at Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts include:
Calling all brave children to come forth and be part of an heroic adventure to chase away the ferocious Chinese New Year monster, Nian! Learn the origins of Chinese New Year through an interactive storytelling performance. For ages 7–10 (children only).
Parent-Child Workshop: FANtastic Fun!
Since ancient times, Chinese fans have been used not only for keeping one cool, but also as an accessory, as well as a canvas for embroidery and painted art work. Get crafty with your child in this workshop and make your own beautiful handmade fans, using craft sticks, paper and fun painting techniques.
10 Days of Free Programmes
Huayi also brings a host of free performances and activities over two weekends. From lion dances, craft workshops, storytelling, Chinese dance, instrumental and choral music, to evergreen hits and performances by talented local singers and ensembles, there is something for everyone!
Visit www.esplanade.com/huayi for full programme line-up.