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.
Where: PS 230 auditorium, 1 Albemarle Street
When: Friday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m.
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.
WHERE: PS 230 multimedia room, 425 McDonald Avenue, nearest subway – F train (Church Avenue)
WHEN: Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
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.
The Singing Winds Dancers from PS 230 share the stage with Ballet Nepantla at Casa Cultural’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration in Kensington.
Ballet Nepantla explores the in-between-ness of cultures within the realm of dance, harmonizing contemporary ballet with traditional Mexican folk dance.
Singing Winds: Kites Workshop at Avenue C Plaza
“Love was IN THE AIR at the ArtBuilt Mobile Studios Kites workshop yesterday @ Avenue C Plaza!!! Thank you blessed partners: Arts & Democracy, Jill Reinier/The Singing Winds, and The Kensington Stewards!” – Esther Robinson, ArtBuilt Mobile Studios