[Wayang For Kids]
23 January 2.00pm
NIAN - Why we celebrate Chinese New Year
Masakini Theatre Company
In olden China during the Shang dynasty, ancestor and God worship became part of life. Spring celebrations meant holidays of up to a week when the whole nation was on the move. People left town to return to their villages.
One day, during the eve of the festival, a strange creature, part wolf and part dragon woke up from slumber and terrorised a village to eat the inhabitants. It happened every year. Until one day an old man came into a village…