Feast on culture this Chinese New Year | The A List
The Esplanade’s Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts (31 January to 9 February) offers workshops and performances that will allow you to bond with loved ones while immersing yourself in Chinese culture and digging deep into its roots. To get started, try these three hands-on, family-friendly activities:
Who Is The Fastest Of Them All?
Learn about the story behind the 12 Chinese zodiac animals through this parent-child workshop. Participants will try their hands at craft activities, as well as role play and storytelling. The participatory workshop is conducted by Singapore actor and drama educator Renee Chua. Details here.
Zodiac Shrink Art Keychains
Which of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals are you? Discover how your zodiac sign affects your personality, strengths and weaknesses in this workshop conducted by Seni Kraf Singapore. You can also create a personalised zodiac animal keychain at this event. Details here.
PIP’s PLAYbox Activities
Enjoy do-it-yourself craft activities at the Esplanade’s child-friendly space, PIP’s PLAYbox. Create koi fish decorations with craft materials provided and take home the symbol of good fortune and prosperity. Also available is a rubbing activity that allows you to take home prints of Chinese zodiac animals. Details about the koi fish craft here and the print-rubbing activity here.