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Taste of China: A Day of Chinese Culture & Cuisine


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Activities

Make lots of cool stuff to take home! 

  • Dragon Puppets
  • Paper Fans
  • Paper Cutting
  • Chinese Zodiac Temporary Tattoos
  • Beijing Opera Masks
  • Chinese Character Bookmarks

Ever wanted to learn how to write calligraphy? Now is your chance! Join one of our calligraphy classes and take home your own art work!

Register for one of three calligraphy classes when you first arrive! Space is limited and sure to go quickly!
10:15-11:15 | 11:30-12:30 | 12:45-1:45

Learn more about Chinese culture by watching short videos in Room 1210!

10:00 am - 11:00 am & 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

  • Traditional Festivals (22 minutes)
    • Spring Festival
    • Lantern Festival
    • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Traditional Customs (15 minutes)
    • Birthday Conventions
    • Zodiac Animal
    • Chinese Dragon
  • Chinese Arts (12 minutes)
    • Beijing Opera
    • Chinese Gardens
  • Chinese Culture Symbols (10 minutes)
    • Four Treasure of Study
    • Chinese Characters

11:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

  • Tourism Highlights (18 minutes)
    • The Terracotta Warriors
    • Pingyao Ancient City
    • The Potala Palace
  • Living in China (14 minutes)
    • Dinner Etiquette
    • Tea Culture
    • Chinese Style Clothing
  • Folk Art (11 minutes)
    • Paper Cutting
    • The Chinese Cloisonné
  • Folk Sports (13 minutes)
    • Chinese Yo-Yo
    • Martial Arts - Chinese  Boxing

Watch as chefs from the China Cuisine Association prepare traditional Chinese dishes! There will even be tastings for everyone to enjoy!

Register for one of four cooking demonstrations when you first arrive! Space is limited and sure to go quickly!
10:15-11:00 | 11:15-12:00 | 12:15-1:00 | 1:15-2:00

Violin Performance
10:15 am - 10:30 am | 11:00 am - 11:15 am

Traditional Chinese Instruments: Pipa & Erhu Performance
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Grab some popcorn and enjoy our full length feature film! We'll have 2 showings, so pick the one that works for you!

10:15 am - 11:45 am | 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Hero (2002)
    • A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. 
    • PG-13
    • 99 minutes
    • Watch the trailer here

Ever wanted to learn how to say hello or thank you in Mandarin? Now is your chance! Learn key phrases in one of our Mandarin classes.

Register for one of four language classes when you first arrive! Space is limited and sure to go quickly!
10:15-11:00 | 11:15-12:00 | 12:15-1:00 | 1:15-2:00

Want to learn a few Tai Chi moves? Join one of our Tai Chi classes!

Register for one of three tai chi classes when you first arrive! Space is limited and sure to go quickly!
10:15-11:00 (just for the kids!) | 12:15-1:00 | 1:15-2:00


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