Celebrating Asian Heritage

Date: May 28
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Level 3 Atrium
Family Fun

Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of fun and creativity as we celebrate Asian Heritage Month together. Included in the cost of admission, free for Rooms Members!

1 pm – 4 pm – Creative with Paper – Celebrating Culture

T’sai Lun is generally credited with inventing standardized paper in China during the Han Dynasty around 2200 years ago. Today, all kinds of paper are used by artists and artisans around the world. Using techniques such as folding, tearing, layering, and creasing, come and explore our maker stations to create something unique using a variety of papers available.

1 pm – Chinese Lion Dancing

The lion dance brings good fortune and luck during the Chinese New Year and other important events. Performers in this group span three generations, led by Rennies So, newly appointed Vice-President of the Chinese Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (CANL). 

2 pm – Tai Chi Demonstration

The local chapter of Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi will lead a series of gentle movements that strengthen and relax the body and mind. 

3 pm – Bollywood Jig

Founded in 2004 by artistic director Sanchita Chakraborty this troupe of dancers from all backgrounds has been making audiences here cheer, clap and tap their toes for almost 20 years.