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February 2019

Hand Embroider on Paper Plate (Spring Festival Celebration Series)

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Embroidering was done in China at a very early date. The Chinese have an almost unlimited wealth of mythological, religious, symbolic, and legendary material from which to draw for designs. Textiles, both tapestried and embroidered, from early times, have been in constant demand for officials’ robes, temple hangings, altar cloths, processional banners, priests’ robes, and the like. Welcome to join us to create an amazing piece with paper plate and yarn. Admission Fee Adults $5 Students (12+) / Senior (65+)…

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Chinese Calligraphy – Fortune (Spring Festival Celebration Series)

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Chinese New Year is one of the biggest holidays in the Asian community. During the celebration season, homes, stores, and streets are hung with traditional lanterns, couplets and other decorations. The Chinese character “福” (fu) means good fortune and luck and is usually hung on doors. Admission Fee Adults $5 Children (0-12) and Active Military Free

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Chinese Woodblock New Year Print (Spring Festival Celebration Series)

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Woodblock new year print is the most spectacular in Chinese folk arts. It is matchless with broad themes, diversified skills, various colors and wonderful regional styles. Besides, it has deep cultural meanings and carries lots of information, which clearly shows the deep national psychology. Welcome to join us!  Admission Fee Adults $5 Students (12+) / Senior (65+) $4 Children (0-12) and Active Military Free  

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Piggy Cuties (Spring Festival Celebration Series)

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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The year 2019 is a year of the Earth pig. The Pig is associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī hài (亥)) in Chinese mythology.  In Chinese culture, pigs are a symbol of wealth. Their chubby faces and big ears are signs of fortune. The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals. Pigs are models of sincerity, purity, tolerance, and honor. They are careful and caring, responsible and chivalrous. Pigs are also intellectual, they always hold a great thirst…

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