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Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year Celebrations

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  • Sat 9 Feb ’19, 11:00am – 3:00pm


Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


Te Papa

Come celebrate Chinese New Year and welcome in the year of the pig.

Enjoy group dance performances, crafts and face painting for the little ones, lantern making workshops, and a special screening of China’s Ghost Army produced by NHNZ and National Geographic.

- 11am, opening performance (Wellington Foyer, Level 2)
- 11am, lantern workshop (booking required)
- 11am–3pm, face painting/craft activities (Wellington Foyer, Level 4)
- 11.45am–12.45pm group dance performance (Te Marae, Level 4)
- 12.30–1.30pm, China’s Ghost Army screening (Soundings Theatre, Level 2)
- 1.30–2.30pm, group dance performance (Te Marae, Level 4)
- 2pm, lantern workshop (booking required)

Lantern making workshops:
- Book a session starting at either 11am or 2pm.
- These free workshops are aimed at primary school children but adults are welcome to take part. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Please book now via website link as spaces are limited .

In association with China New Zealand Year of Tourism, China Cultural Centre in New Zealand, and Wellington Night Markets.

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