The Singing Winds presents “The Lions and Dragons Dance – a children’s celebration of the Lunar New Year” featuring special guests from the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute.
2020 is the Year of the Rat! Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with Lion Dance, Fan Dance, Kung Fu, music, and stories from China. With a special presentation by the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute, “The Lions and Dragons Dance” will introduce you to some of the legends and traditional customs associated with this ancient celebration.
Recommended for all ages! Wear Red!
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for food, crafts and activities.
Goha and His Donkey, illustrated by the Al-Fattoh family of tentmakers
The Singing Winds presents “Juha and His Donkey – Stories, Music and Dance from the Middle East” featuring storytelling in Arabic and English.
Join us this Saturday, and hear traditional tales from the Middle East and an original Arabic translation of a contemporary story – “How Leo Learned to be King,” by Marcus Pfister. Calligraphy and mosaic projects. Enjoy traditional and contemporary Arabic music, and join the dance!
Please note that we will be dancing in separate groups for boys and girls.
Doors open at 2:00 p.m. for food, crafts and activities.
We are proud to announce that the New York State Council on the Arts has awarded us a 2020 Project Support grant through the Special Arts Services program. Thank you! We are so grateful for the support that has been offered to the Singing Winds: Storytelling from Around the World program.
We are proud to announce that the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs has awarded us a 2017 Cultural Development Fund award, in partnership with the City Council. Thank you! We are so grateful for the support that has been offered to our project.