Festival Day: Cultural Entertainment

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Sun 10 Feb 2019, 10:45 am


Sun 10 Feb 2019, 05:00 pm


TSB Bank Arena
Queens Wharf


Free Entry Event, Cultural Ethnic, Performing Arts,



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Head to the TSB Bank Arena on Festival Day (Sunday 10) and from 10:45am to 5pm you can experience a wonderful programme of entertainment bursting at seams with local and international talent. From traditional dragon dancing, to a martial arts demonstration, Cantonese Opera, live music, and a special appearance by the Jinan Acrobatic Troupe; there will be something for all ages to enjoy. 

This is a FREE event so you can feel free to come and go as you please! Grab a bite to eat from our Asian Food Market (Shed 6) and then wander across to the cultural entertainment programme, sit back and enjoy the performance (and your food)!


10.45am Dragon Dance (Under the Sails, TSB) WCSCC Dragon Dance Group 
11.00am Dragon Dance (TSB stage) WCSCC Dragon Dance Group 
  Official opening Mayor Justin Lester
  Jinan Acrobatic Troupe International group, Shangdong China
  Face changing International artist, Chongqing, China
11.30am White snake Jinan Acrobatic Troupe
  Chinese brush painting demo Stan Chan
  Chinese dance Luochen Dance Academy
  Song - solo Melissa Lo
  Martial arts demonstration World Marudao Karate Organisation
12.00pm Song with dance Queen Margaret College
  Chinese dance Oriental Dance Academy
  Song - solo Oriental Performing Arts Group
  Chinese dance Luochen Dance Academy
  Cantonese Opera Chinese Operatic Society
  Song with dance Chinese Senior Community
12.30pm Instrumental - Pipa & Guzheng Cici Kong  & Athena Zuo
  Song - choir Wellington Senior Citizen Health & Happiness Association
  Hip Hop Lion Dance TCNZ
  Tibetan Drum Dance NZ Chinese Culture & Arts Association 
  Ballet duet Shanwen & Coco
  Instrumental  Wellington Chinese Language School
1.00pm Chinese dance Wellington New Chinese Friendship Association
  Taiko drumming Mukume Taiko Drummers
  Song - solo Nicole Foy
  Chinese dance Wellington Chinese Language School
1.30pm Chinese dance Molihua Dance 
  Jazz band Orient Xpress 
2.00pm End of Part 1  
2.15pm Live feed Festival Street Parade  
3.00pm Opening Performance Part 2 Tarrant Dance Studio
  Dragon Dance WCSCC Dragon Dance Group 
  Jinan Acrobatic Group Jinan Acrobatic Group
  Face Changing International group, Shangdong China
3.30pm Chinese brush painting demo Stan Chan
  Song Yau Yih Yun Chinese Language Preschool
  Song Yau Yih Yun Chinese Language Preschool
  Song Yau Yih Yun Chinese Language Preschool
  Song Yau Yih Yun Chinese Language Preschool
  Children's choir Oriental Cultural & Performing Arts Group
  Hip hop dance JDK
  Jazz dance Oriental Dance Academy
4.00pm Instrumental - Pipa & Guzheng Cici Kong & Athena Zuo
  Taiko drumming Taikoza Wellington
  Song - solo Melissa Lo
  Traditional Cheong sarm show Chinese Cheongsam Association NZ
  Chinese dance WCSCC Dance Group
4.30pm Ballet duet Shanwen & Coco
  Song - solo Nicole Foy
  Chinese dance Sophia Chinese Dance Studio
  Lion dance WCSCC Lion Dance Group
5pm END  

*Times are approximate & subject to change

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