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Chinese Demo Lesson + Colouring Workshop for Kids

2022/04/22
China Cultural Center in Den Haag

The United Nations announced the launch of UN Language Day in 2010. This initiative aims to to “celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the UN”. Among them, the Chinese Day is set on "Grain Rain", one of 24 solar terms in the lunar calendar. And it falls on 20th April this year, on which China Cultural Center Den Haag held two offline activities: a free demo lesson for learning Chinese and "An Artistic Dream of the Red Chamber" workshop for kids.

The Chinese Day is celebrated by the demo lesson of "New HSK Chinese Course for Adults + Chinese Course for Children" that will be offered by China Cultural Center Den Haag. Instructed by Ms. Lili Zhou, kids and adults were asked to join the lesson together, using their body as a memory carrier, imitating The horizontal and vertical strokes of Chinese characters.

    


Scan the QR code in the picture to register for the Chinese course in May


children having fun among the twelve zodiac installations


In the following "An Artistic Dream of the Red Chamber" workshop for kids , Ms. Lin Yong, a Chinese painting artist living in the Netherlands, selected three scenes in "The Dream of the Red Chamber": "Xiangyun drunk in sleeping", "Baochai playing with butterflies" and "Daiyu in the Garden". Based on the black and white sketches, she selected over ten kinds of watercolor pen that are similar to Chinese ink, and instructed children on how to use these watercolor pens to colour up their own "The Dream of the Red Chamber" story.

  A guided tour of the exhibition "An Artistic Dream of the Red Chamber” for the children


Instructor Ms Lin Yong demonstrating coloring skills



Finished!


Notice to visitors: “The exhibition "An Artistic Dream of the Red Chamber" was officially opened to the public on April 1st, 2022 and will run until 24th June. The exhibition opens Tuesday to Friday every week from 1pm to 5pm. The ticket for the exhibition at China Cultural Center Den Haag is free of charge, please kindly reserve your tickets in advance via [email protected]

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