Jan. 25-Jan. 26, 2014
(Saturday–Sunday) 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Artisans and performers from China's Zhejiang Province will highlight the cultural arts of China during a weekend of special activities including traditional music, dance, and folk crafts. Experience cup-rolling acrobatics, a tea-gatherers’ dance, and songs of dragon boats. Watch folk artists demonstrate dragon lantern making, bamboo root carving, stone and clay sculpting, and embroidery. Sample authentic Chinese cuisine and enjoy special exhibits of stunning photography and beautiful penjing. All activities are included with general admission.
Zhejiang Performing Arts Group
11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
Featuring traditional Chinese song, dance, and music (each performance lasts approximately 45 minutes)
Location: Scott Galleries Lawn
Zhejiang Province Artisans
10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: Chinese Garden
Photography Exhibition: A Year in Zhejiang
Location: Chinese Garden Road
Penjing & Viewing Stone Displaysby The Southern Breeze Tree & Stone Society
Location: Huntington Art Gallery Loggia
Floral arrangements courtesy of Rosa Zee
Performance times and locations are subject to change due to weather; updated celebration schedule will be posted in the Entry Complex the day of the event.
Chinese Celebration Eateries:
Rose Garden Café
Sandwiches, salads, soups, grill offerings, desserts, assorted hot & cold beverages, and more.
Rose Garden Cafe — Patio Grill
Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and more.
NEW YEAR SPECIALTY PLATE
Boone Gallery Circle
Baked Ginger Salted Chicken
Mixed Vegetables in Garlic Sauce
Shrimp Spring Roll with House BBQ Sauce
Steamed Jasmine Rice
Hot Jasmine Tea
Chinese Garden Tea Shop
Freshwater Pavilion 活水軒
Chinese appetizers and entrees, beverages, and specialty teas.