Lunar New Year at Immigration Museum



Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
What's On

Join in the fun and celebrate the Year of the Pig with a jam packed day of family friendly activities presented by local Chinese cultural learning group, Funese.

Shadow Play Performances

11am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm

Don't miss Funese's famous Shadow play performance and watch beautifully handcrafted shadow puppets walk, dance, fight, fly, laugh and talk, bringing characters and stories to life before your eyes.

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12 Chinese Zodiacs Soft Clay Workshops

11.30am, 12pm, 3pm and 3.30pm

Get ready for the year of the pig by making your own soft clay pig figurine to take home. Hear the folktale behind the 12 Chinese zodiac animals, find out about your own Chinese Zodiac animal and learn tips and tricks to create your own soft clay animals at home.

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Chinese Blow Painting Workshops

11:30am, 12pm, 3pm and 3:30pm

Be amazed as you learn how to create beautiful ink paintings using simple methods and materials. Learn about the ancient tradition of Chinese ink painting and create a beautiful art work to take home.

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Funese is a cultural learning group that promotes Chinese language and culture through captivating learning experience for children.

Suitable for children 4+

Book into your preferred sessions ahead of time to avoid disappointment. Please ensure you arrive on time for your session.