Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration

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Esplanade Presents

MOONFEST – A MID-AUTUMN CELEBRATION

13 – 15 Sep 2019, Fri – Sun

Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration is an annual traditional Chinese arts festival held in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Now in its 15th edition, Moonfest presents the opportunity for families and friends, young and old to be exposed to and rediscover the intrinsic beauty of traditional Chinese arts through an exciting line-up of free programmes and ticketed workshops.

TICKETED WORKSHOPS

Parent-Child Workshop: Nostalgic Lantern-making

Lim Bee Ling (Singapore)

Moonfest Workshop Lantern making
Shot with DXO ONE Camera

Mid-Autumn Festival is all the more fun when you have a lantern that you made with your own hands! Using materials such as cellophane paper, parents can bond with their children through this hands-on activity and create their very own traditional Mid-Autumn Festival lanterns.

(1hr 30mins per session.)
Conducted in English & Mandarin.

Advisory: Recommended for children ages 6 to 10 with an accompanying parent/guardian. Accompanying adults must be above 16. No admission for ages below 5.

14 & 15 Sep 2019, Sat & Sun, 1.30pm & 4.30pm
Esplanade Bay Room
(Meet at Concert Hall entrance, 15mins before start time.)

Ticket Price:
1 Adult + 1 Child: $30
Tickets must be purchased as an adult-child package.
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Parent-Child Workshop: Fun with Shadow Puppetry

Taishan Shadow Puppet Art Troupe (China)

Moonfest Workshop Shadow Puppetry

Come learn more about Chinese shadow puppetry at this hands-on workshop conducted by the puppeteers of the Taishan Shadow Puppet Art Troupe. Participants will discover the rich history behind the art form and make your very own shadow puppet to bring home after the session!

(1hr 15mins per session.)
Conducted in Mandarin.

Advisory: Recommended for children ages 6 to 10 with an accompanying parent/guardian. Accompanying adults must be above 16. No admission for ages below 5.

14 Sep 2019, Sat, 2pm & 4.30pm
Esplanade Annexe Studio

Ticket Price:
1 Adult + 1 Child: $30
Tickets must be purchased as an adult-child package.
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Parent-Child Workshop: Shaolin Kungfu!

Shaolin Club (Singapore)

Moonfest Workshop Shaolin kungfu

Learn kungfu with your child! Participate in this parent-child workshop and experience the traditional martial art form with instructors from Shaolin Club. Bond with your child in this fun workout while learning moves that benefit your health and posture.

(1hr 30mins per session.)
Conducted in Mandarin.

Advisory: Recommended for children ages 6 to 10 with an accompanying parent/guardian. Accompanying adults must be above 16. No admission for ages below 5. Please dress comfortably in loose clothing for this workshop.

14 Sep 2019, Sat, 2.30pm & 5pm
Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
(Meet at Theatre Studio entrance, Level 4, 15mins before start time.)

Ticket Price:
1 Adult + 1 Child: $30
Tickets must be purchased as an adult-child package.
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Parent-Child Workshop: Discovering Xiqu (Chinese Opera)

Traditional Arts Centre (Singapore)

Moonfest Workshop Xiqu
SAMSUNG CSC

Discover the colourful traditional performing art of xiqu (Chinese Opera) with your child! Learn about the different acting roles, symbolic gestures, and the iconic make-up and props in this interactive workshop.

(2hrs per session.)
Conducted in English & Mandarin.

Advisory: Recommended for children ages 6 to 10 with an accompanying parent/guardian. Accompanying adults must be above 16. No admission for ages below 5.

15 Sep 2019, Sun, 1pm (Conducted in English) & 4.30pm (Conducted in Mandarin)
Esplanade Annexe Studio

Ticket Price:
1 Adult + 1 Child: $30
2 Adults + 1 Child: $45
1 Adult + 2 Children: $45
Tickets must be purchased as an adult-child package.
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Workshop: Let’s Learn to Play the Hulusi!

Jonathan Tan (Singapore)

Moonfest Workshop Hulusi

The hulusi is a folk wind instrument from China that is shaped like a gourd and is known for its pure and mellow tone. Participants get to learn basic playing techniques and how to play simple tunes on this instrument, and also get to bring home their very own hulusi after the session!

(1hr 30mins per session.)
Conducted in English & Mandarin.

Advisory: Recommended for ages 6 and above.

15 Sep 2019, Sun, 2.30pm & 5pm
Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
(Meet at Theatre Studio entrance, Level 4, 15mins before start time.)

Ticket Price:
$15 per pax
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Event Information

Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration

Start date: 13/9/19 0:00
End date: 15/9/19 23:59

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