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Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rooster at the DIA with performances, demonstrations, displays and hands-on activities. Watch performances of a traditional Dragon Dance, Chinese Opera or modern Chinese yo-yoing and more, explore examples of Chinese calligraphy and paintings, and craft an art object of your own in these activities sponsored by the Friends of Asian Arts and Culture. Great Hall, Rivera Court, Detroit Film Theatre & Student Lunchroom.

Saturday, Feb. 11

Performances in Detroit Film Theatre

12 p.m. & 2 p.m. Dragon Dance, Tai Chi Sword-Yang Style, Chinese Martial Arts-Shaolin Kung Fu, Chinese Yo-yo

Demonstrations in Rivera Court

1 p.m. & 3p.m. Chinese Calligraphy and Painting, Chinese Opera

Sunday, Feb. 12

Performances and Demonstrations in Rivera Court

12 p.m. & 2 p.m. Chinese Music, Tai Chi Quan-Chen Style, Chinese Opera

1 p.m. & 3 p.m. Chinese Calligraphy and Painting

Saturday and Sunday Noon-4 p.m.

Displays in the Great Hall

Chinese paintings, calligraphy and Taiwanese glove puppets

Hands-on Activities in Student Lunchroom

Chinese calligraphy and painting

Chinese paper cutting and knotting

Chinese opera mask making

Detroit Institute of Awesome is supported by your millage investment in the DIA.