THE 27th ANNUAL HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK
Saturday August 12 and Sunday August 13 2017
FLUSHING MEADOWS PARK | FREE ADMISSION | RAIN OR SHINE
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ARTS & CRAFTS TENT
15+ Artists will be demonstrating traditional CHINESE CRAFTS INCLUDING CALLIGRAPHY, RICE DOLL MAKING, BEAD STRINGING, KITE MAKING, JEWELED ORNAMENTS, RIBBON FLOWERS, PAPER CUTTING AND MORE. CHILDREN WILL BE ABLE TO TRY THEIR HAND AT MAKING THEIR OWN CRAFTS.
Returning this year is - Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk who will be entertaining children throughout the day's with "Dragon Tales." The lore of these magnificent monsters from Asia and beyond, dramatically performed for families at the festival. Children will step into stories, helping act out the adventures of dragons who fly, grant wishes, change shapes and race! Listen for the story of how Dragon Boat racing started.
Jonathan Kruk, Master Storyteller - known for haunting thousands with his dramatic solo show of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," he's been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, Good Morning America, and the National Geographic Channel. Selected "Best Storyteller in the Hudson Valley" he often performs in Queens schools and libraries. Mr. Kruk earned Parent's Choice Award.
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- Lewis Latimer House
- Queens Museum
- Queens Botanical Gardens
- Queens Library
- Museum of Chinese in American (MOCA)
- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts of America
- New York Hall of Science
- Carnegie Hall
- Queens Theater
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