What we'll do
Immersing yourself in total sensory experience of Chinese Moon Festival, from your fingertips to your tasting buds?
Shooting down heroically 9 excessive suns to rescue Earth from eternal drought alongside Hero Hou Yi, satisfying your curiosity about martial arts?
Is this something you want?
Come along and Join with hosts Rebecca, Annie and Yu Pei for a cultural evening consisting of Nia Dance, Chinese mystic Folktales, Mooncake DIY and Chinese Tea Ceremony.
Here you will dance through with Rebecca the Chinese mythologies to become the heroic characters of Hou Yi or fire dragon yourself!
Feeling tempted by SBS world cuisine show?
Come along and taste with us the authentic flavours of the Chinese Moon Festival!
Using your hands to roll out and mould the Chinese pastry dough to DIY your own first ever Mooncake!
Then enjoy your fresh Mooncake while sipping and appreciating the essence of Chinese Tea Ceremony!
Your curiosity about Martial Arts and Chinese Mysticism will be fully answered at the total sensory level.
The program includes:
- Interactive cultural orientation;
- Artistic Nia Dance, offering gentle martial arts, dance arts and healing arts;
- Chinese folk tales;
- Mooncake DIY;
... and Chinese tea ceremony with your very own freshly DIY Mooncake!
Nia Dragon dance and Moon Festival Celebration Family Night is an opportunity for you to immerse yourself in total cultural sensory experience of one of the most celebrated Chinese traditional occasion!
Adults $10, children > 12 $5 and family ticket $20.
You could book your ticket via Trybooking site as below:
Cash payment at the door is welcome too!
This is a product of our Institute’s collaboration with A4A Activities Initiative at The Gap State High School, with the purpose to promote multicultural experience and support students’ learning activities.
This event is individual, family and child-friendly!
Moon Festival Cultural Night is taking place in JA Robertson Hall, the Gap State High School, 1020 Waterworks Rd, The Gap QLD 4061.
Car park available on Friday night on the High School parking grounds, or on the park slots of The Gap Uniting Church.
Nia Dance is designed for the most benefit of barefoot movement. If for physical reason soft sole shoes can be worn.
Anyone can dance Nia. No experience of dancing needed!
Just bring your cultural curiosity and one-of-a-kind body!
See you under the Full Moon of Mid Lunar Year!