The Dumpling Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival or Duan Wu Jie, is an important festival for Chinese communities around the world. Festive practices associated with the Dumpling Festival include dragon boat racing, eating delicious stuffed glutinous rice dumplings, as well as hanging up charms and pouches filled with herbs to ward off insects in the summer heat of the fifth lunar month.
Date: 1 & 2 June 2019
Time: 10am – 9pm
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Admission: Free admission for Singaporeans and PRs
Organised by Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019 presents an exciting weekend of activities including dumpling making sessions, craft workshops, dramatised storytelling and evening music performances ranging from the traditional to the contemporary. Join us at Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019 on 1 and 2 June to learn more about the history and cultural significance of this much-loved festival!
Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019 will also be held in conjunction with Children’s Season 2019. Children’s Season is an annual festival organized by the National Heritage Board for families with children aged 3 to 12 years old. Held during the mid-year school holidays, Children’s Season sees museums and heritage institutions across Singapore organizing special programmes for children and families to learn and bond. SYSNMH’s Children’s Season 2019 programme will focus on introducing families and children to the intangible cultural heritage elements associated with the commemoration of Dumpling Festival through an array of hands-on activities such as drawing classes, treasure hunts within the museum’s galleries, storytelling performances and more.
Activities are free unless otherwise stated.
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