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Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2017

Wan Qing Dumpling Festival

Details

Start:
27 May 2017 @ 10.00 am
End:
28 May 2017 @ 9.30 pm
Website:
http://sysnmh.org.sg/en/whats-on/programmes/wan-qing-dumpling-festival-2017

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Venue

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
12 Tai Gin Road
Singapore 327874
Phone:
6256 7377

READ: New exhibition, Stitches of Love, at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Dumpling Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival, is an important festival celebrated by Chinese communities around the world.

Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2017 presents an exciting weekend of offerings including dumpling making sessions, craft workshops, outdoor movie screenings and evening music performances ranging from the traditional to the contemporary.

Join us at Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2017 to learn more about the history and cultural significance of this widely celebrated festival!

READ: New exhibition, Stitches of Love, at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Dumpling Hunt
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 10am – 9.30pm
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Reception Area
Use the clues provided to find the dumplings hidden around the Memorial Hall, and win a prize!

Exhibition Opening Ceremony & Performances
Date: 27 May
Time: 1.30pm – 2.00pm
Venue: Lawn
Catch a traditional Beijing Opera performance and energetic The Days of Drums performance performance by students from Dunman High School and Chung Cheng High School (Yishun).
Activities are free. No registration required.

Fringe Activities
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 11am – 5pm
From close-up magic to face-painting and calligraphy, there’s something for everyone at Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2017. Collect your activity passport at our Reception Desk and try your hand at our activities booths to win exclusive prizes!
Activities are free. No registration required.

Snack Booths
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 2pm – 8pm
What’s a festival without some yummy treats? Feast on these traditional local delights while exploring our various activities.
No registration required.

MUSEUM LABEL Pop-up Shop
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 11am – 9.30pm
Indulge in life’s little pleasures with MUSEUM LABEL, the retail brand operated by National Heritage Board. Through vivid storytelling, relatable cultural experiences, and close collaborations with community and partners, MUSEUM LABEL gives life to our heritage through well-designed merchandise. Shop for quirky souvenirs and knick-knacks at MUSEUM LABEL’s exclusive pop-up shop!

Storytelling
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 3pm – 4pm
Venue: Gallery 4 (Level 2)
Do you know why we eat rice dumplings on the fifth day in the fifth month of every Lunar Calendar year? Explore the origins of Dumpling Festival at this special interactive storytelling session and learn more about the connection between rice dumplings and the patriotic historical figure, Qu Yuan.
Activity is free and will be conducted in Mandarin. No registration required.

Pouch Embroidery Workshop
Date: 27 May
Time: 4.30pm – 5.30pm (first session); 6pm – 7pm (second session)
Venue: Little Paradise Room (Level 1)
Fancy a personalized canvas pouch to store your knick-knacks? Get crafty with a range of iron-on embroidery patches inspired by the symbols and motifs of the Memorial Hall’s special exhibition, Stitches of Love – Hidden Blessings in Children’s Clothing and Accessories.
Activity is free. Seated are limited to 45 participants per session. No registration required.

Clay Dumpling Keychain Workshop
Date: 28 May
Time: 4.30pm – 5.30prm (first session); 6pm – 7pm (second session)
Venue: Little Paradise Room (Level 1)
Have fun sculpting a souvenir keychain in the form of a miniature rice dumpling, while learning more about the history and significance of the much-loved Dumpling Festival.
Activity is free and for children only. Seated are limited to 45 participants per session. No registration required.

Special Exhibition Guided Tour
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 3.00pm (Mandarin); 4pm (English)
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Reception Area
Join our volunteer guides as they take you through the Memorial Hall’s special exhibition, Stitches of Love: Hidden Blessings in Children’s Clothing and Accessories!
Activity is free and will be conducted in English and Mandarin. No registration required.

Monument Tour
Date: 27 – 28 May
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Reception Area
The Memorial Hall (former Sun Yat Sen Villa) is an important instrument in Dr. Sun Yat Sen’s revolution against the Qing imperial government. Explore the architectural story behind the villa and its role in the 1911 Revolution.
Activity is free and will be conducted in English. Register in advance.

Outdoor Movie Screenings
Enjoy a movie under the stars – grab a seat on the lawn and catch outdoor screenings of the most popular films!
Activity is free. No registration required.

Trolls
Date: 27 May
Time: 2.30pm

Ip Man 3
Date: 27 May
Time: 4.30pm

Xmen: Apocalypse
Date: 28 May
Time: 2.30pm

The Crossing Part II
Date: 28 May
Time: 4.30pm

Evening Concert
Experience wonder and delight in this dynamic showcase of cultural and contemporary arts. From thrilling acrobatic performances to rockin’ ‘live’ bands and soothing instrumental performances, this is one concert that shouldn’t be missed.
Activities are free. No registration required.

Chinese Acrobatics, Chinese Musical Ensemble, NUS CAC Voices
Date: 27 May
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Chinese Acrobatics, Fete Musicians, NUS CAC Amplified
Date: 28 May
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

READ: New exhibition, Stitches of Love, at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

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