“OMCA ‘s 11th annual Lunar New Year Celebration and Other Asian Traditions: Year of the Dragon features a full afternoon of celebration, festivities, performances, demonstrations, and workshops that include elements of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Tibetan, and other Asian cultures .
Treat the whole family to a fun, fortune-filled family event to welcome The Year of the Dragon. The celebration gets off to a roaring start with a lion dance. The day is filled with music and dance; performances by the Red Panda Acrobats and Cambodian rapper RJ Sin; magicians and Japanese mochi pounding; storytelling; Chinese-opera face painting; a demonstration of making a Tibetan prayer flag (and the chance to make one to take home); hands-on family activities; demonstrations of Asian cooking; a reading and book signing by Oliver Chin of his new book Year of the Dragon; and so much more. Plus a rousing end to the day with a Dragon dance!
Included with Museum admission. Free to OMCA Members.”
- WHERE: Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607
- WHEN: Sunday, 1/29/12, 12pm-4:30pm
- HOW MUCH: Museum admission; see http://museumca.org/hours+and+pricing
- MORE INFO: http://museumca.org/calendar/omca-lunar-new-year-celebration-and-other-asian-traditions-year-dragon