Celebrate Chinese New Years this Saturday at the Myrtle Beach Art Museum

Free Family Day at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum to celebrate Chinese New Years. 

In Chinese astrology, the snake symbolizes generosity, charm, grace and excitement. These traits will come in handy, on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., when visitors at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum ring in The Year of the Snake with a Free Family Day celebration of Chinese New Year.

This year’s Free Family Day celebration begins with a traditional Dragon Parade and Lion Dance, followed by storytelling, Chinese dance, chopstick lessons and a wide range of games, lectures, demonstrations and family art workshops. Also, Little Lotus Dance Troupe from Charlotte, North Carolina is returning for its fourth year at this event. Consisting of over a dozen girls of Chinese heritage, ranging in age from 5 to 13, the group is known for its renditions of traditional and contemporary dance performed in authentic costumes to Chinese music or songs.

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