It’s going to be a very cultural spring this year! Read on to find out all the fun events coming up from Cultural Keys!
Last updated: January 23rd 2020
January 24th – Spring Festival Eve Celebration (morning session) 9am-3pm
Join us to celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve together at the Cultural Keys Chinese Culture Centre! We’ll be making dumplings and writing lucky New Year couplets with our expert calligrapher which you can take home and hang around your front door! Transportation and lunch is included. This shorter morning session is better suited to families with younger children.
Places: Max. 8
Suitable for everyone 8 years and older. 5 people minimum required. If fewer than 5 people sign up, full refunds will be issued.
January 24th – Spring Festival Eve Celebration (evening session) 3-10pm
Join us to celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve together at the Cultural Keys Chinese Culture Centre! We’ll be learning about the origins of Spring Festival, making dumplings and writing lucky New Year couplets with our expert calligrapher which you can take home and hang around your front door! Transportation and dinner is included. This evening session is better suited to couples and families with older children.
Places: Max. 8
Suitable for everyone 12 years and over. 5 people minimum required. If fewer than 5 people sign up, full refunds will be issued.
January 28th-31st – Kid’s 4-day Culture Camp at Beixinqiao 2-5pm
Our culture camp for kids aged 10-16 runs through Spring Festival Golden Week from Tuesday to Friday. Every afternoon kids will get to do different activities which introduce them to the history and culture of China, including calligraphy, ink painting, knotting and rice clay model-making, as well as going on a historical tour of the area and putting on a dramatic presentation of the Spring Festival origin myth. Drinks, snacks and all materials included in the price.
Places: Max. 10
Suitable for children aged 10-16 years. 5 people minimum required. If fewer than 5 people sign up, full refunds will be issued.
February 1st Calligraphy Workshop 11am-3.30pm
Join us for our regular monthly calligraphy workshop at the Cultural Keys Chinese Culture Centre where we’ll learn about the history, techniques and tools used in Chinese calligraphy and practice the technique through writing characters. You’ll finish by writing out an auspicious phrase to take home. Lunch and all materials are included.
Places: Max. 8
Suitable for everyone 10+. 4 people minimum required. If fewer than 4 people sign up, full refunds will be issued.
February 8th Lantern Festival Celebration 3-9pm
The festive season concludes with our lantern festival eve celebration marking the end of the 15-day Spring Festival period. You’ll learn about the history and customs of the festival, how to make traditional tangyuan, a sweet dessert that is usually eaten on the Lantern Festival, and we’ll paint lanterns and solve riddles together. This activity is perfect for families to enjoy together! Dinner, all materials and transportation are included.
Places: Max. 8
Suitable for everyone 10+. 5 people minimum required. If fewer than 5 people sign up, full refunds will be issued.
February 27th – Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine 10am-12pm
Join us and Guo Yi Hui Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic for a free introduction to TCM. We’ll cover the history and application of TCM, including core concepts such as Qi and the five elements, diagnostic methods, standard treatments such as acupuncture, moxibustion and herbal medicine – and a lot more!
Places: Max. 20
Applications are already open for all the above events. Please scan the below QR code or email us at [email protected] to sign up or for more information. If applicable, please pay in advance by WeChat. Other payment methods such as bank transfer are available; please contact us for more information.
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Through our provision of content, classes, information and services, Cultural Keys helps people access, understand and experience the traditional culture of China, from kung fu to calligraphy, feng shui to painting. Click here to read more about Cultural Keys and what we can do for you, your school, company or organisation to help you get more out of your time in China.
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