Chinese New Year started new years eve on Thursday 15th February 2018 and goes for about 2 weeks. We will be teaching the children what different people around the world do to celebrate New Year. We will be learning Chinese songs, putting up decorations, doing Chinese puzzles, cooking and reading stories.
We will be having a dress up day and celebration on Thursday 1st March 2018. This will be a multicultural event so please dress up in your culture’s traditional dress. A poster will go up on the door to remind you of our special day.
Auckland Lantern Festival is on at the Auckland Domain Thursday 1st –Sunday 4th March at the end of the New Year Celebrations and is the biggest Chinese festival in New Zealand. It is a great family day out as there is food, cultural performances and lanterns on display all weekend.