Uncover ancient Chinese myths and practices from the comfort of your own home with the inaugural digital edition of the well-loved Wan Qing Dumpling Festival celebrations by the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall!
The Dumpling Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is an important festival celebrated by Chinese communities all over the world. Wan Qing Dumpling Festival Invites the public to celebrate and acquaint themselves with the rich historical and cultural significance of the festival as part of the memorial hall’s efforts to promote Chinese arts, culture and heritage.
Held throughout the month of June via the memorial hall’s Facebook page (@sysnmh), Wan Qing Dumpling Festival aims to bring heritage to closer to home through an exciting line-up of family-friendly digital initiatives such as cooking classes, game contests, quizzes, interactive craft demonstrations and more.
Game Contest: Who Won the Dragon Boat Race?
- Date: 19 June 2020
Three dragon boats are racing towards the finish line, but who will win the dragon boat race? Challenge yourself to this fun game contest and see if you can take a screenshot of the first dragon boat to cross the finish line and win the race! Share your successful screenshot in the comments section to win exclusive museum merchandise!
Cooking with Kim Choo
- Date: 25 June 2020
Kim Choo Kueh Chang’s rice dumplings have been a mainstay in Singapore’s diverse epicurian tapestry since 1945, withstanding the test of time to preserve its rich taste and unique fragrance owing to the use of traditional recipes and culinary techniques. Embark on a culinary adventure in this exclusive online cooking tutorial by Kim Choo Kueh Chang and get step-by-step instructions on how to prepare Kim Choo’s famous nonya zhang from the comfort of your own kitchen!
DIY Craft Activity: Origami Rice Dumpling
- Date: 27 June 2020
Unleash your inner crafter in this family-friendly DIY tutorial, as you learn how to paint and fold your own origami rice dumpling. Create your very own festive art pieces by following these step-by-step photos. Challenge yourself by using recycled materials and save the earth while having fun at the same time!
Image Credit: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall