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Chinese Culture Day 2014

February 20, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Manoa Campus, Garden Level Rooms, Imin Center (Jefferson Hall) Add to Calendar

For the third time, the Chinese section of EALL, the Confucius Institute, the Center for Chinese Studies, and the National Foreign Language Resource Center are all working together to sponsor Chinese Culture Day. The event is free and open to the public. Students are especially welcomed.

Check-in and activities run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Activities range from quiz games to hands-on crafts to demonstrations and exhibits. Explore!

• Learn about Chinese New Year
• Try the martial art of Qigong 气功 氣功
• Hands-on calligraphy
• Chinese zodiac: find your birth animal
• Make an ornamental Chinese knot
• Try paper cutting/paper craft
• Play character matching
• Learn about Chinese geography
• Play a measure words game
• Try Chinese yo-yo
• Listen to the Chinese spike fiddle (erhu 二胡) and lute (pipa 琵琶)
• Enjoy a Lion Dance
• Watch Chinese martial arts (wushu 武术 武術)
• Watch a narcissus-bulb carving demonstration
• Get your hair done Chinese style
• Fold a Chinese paper firecracker


Event Sponsor
East Asian Languages & Literatures, Manoa Campus

More Information
Stephen Tschudi, 808-956-2533, sfleming@hawaii.edu, http://www.hawaii.edu/eall

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