Chinese Art & Culture

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: $5 per participant

Qu Yuan & the Dragon Boat Festival
This presentation uncovers how, over the course of more than 2000 years, Dragon Boat Racing integrated popular religious ritual with public tribute to elite Confucian scholars to become a sport enjoyed all over the world.

Moon Festival Myths & Traditions
This presentation will discover the origins of this important holiday in Chinese mythology and why Chinese people were inspired to celebrate the moon. The exciting tales were retold over time to create a dynamic narrative. Today, this holiday is celebrated worldwide with unique cultures and traditions that highlight the original myths.