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Pearl S. Buck International slates Lunar New Year Cultural Celebration


Pearl S. Buck International, in collaboration with the Central Bucks Chinese-American Association (CBCAA), will offer a family-friendly Lunar New Year Cultural Celebration from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Pearl S. Buck Historic Estate, 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie. The community is invited to join in to usher in the Year of the Dragon.

A slate of family activities, live entertainment, games, and food are scheduled around the grounds throughout the afternoon. They include:

• Traditional live dancing performances, including the Dragon Dance

• Kahoot! interactive games and Chopsticks games

• Learn Chinese calligraphy, make a bookmark and the art of paper cutting

• See traditional Chinese costumes

• Dumpling making and tasting

• Live music

• Crafts such as making a fire-breathing dragon, a fan, or a hand drum

• Tours of the Pearl S. Buck House National Historic Landmark

• And so much more.

Traditional Dance in the Pearl S. Buck Conference Center beginning at 12:30 p.m. includes:

• Dragon dance

• Chopstick dance - The Mongolian

• China in the Light

• Ganzi Tap Dance

• Sound Ladder

• The vast grassland

• Our land

In the Pearl S. Buck Cultural Center beginning at 1:30 will be:

•Chinese Zither Ensemble

•Peking Opera performance “Mu Guiying Takes command”

•Chinese Zither Quartet

•Chinese Classical Dance Dunhuang “Kalaviṅka”

Proceeds from this event will benefit Pearl S. Buck International’s humanitarian, educational, and cross-cultural work locally and abroad, and the CBCAA’s scholarship fund.