International Children’s Day Festival Aquarium of the Pacific
14th Annual International Children’s Day Festival at the Aquarium of the Pacific
Celebrating the amazing talents of children of all cultures. The International Children's day festival features West African, Mexican, Pacific Islander, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Persian dance performances as well as fun activities.
Enjoy performances by an international children’s choir and martial arts demonstrations. Kids of all ages can partake in a percussion circle, face painting, Japanese origami, Native American crafts, and Pacific Islander traditional children’s games.
The Aquarium will also be honoring a local youth with it's annual Young Hero Award in recognition of their efforts to make our planet a better place. The Aquarium is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated, the International Children’s Day is the culmination of all the cultural festivals. Go and celebrate the children in your lives and children around the world at this special annual event.
Saturday’s Schedule: 10:00 a.m.International Peace Choir 10:40 a.m.Cambodian Dance – Khmer Arts Academy 11:45 a.m.Pacific Islander Performance – Tupua Productions 12:20 p.m. 2019 Young Hero Award honoring Ryan Hickman 12:55 p.m.Chinese Folk Dance – Irvine Chinese School 1:40 p.m.Irish Traditional Dance by Power Academy of Irish Dance 2:30 p.m.West African Dance – Dembrebrah 3:10 p.m.Mexican Folkloric Dance – Estrellas de Santa Rosa de Lima 4:00 p.m.International Drum & Percussion Circle – Ambianz Muzic Experienz
Sunday’s Schedule: 10:00 a.m.Slovak and Czech Folklore Music and Dance – Podkovička 10:40 a.m.Martial Arts Demonstration – American Tiger Martial Arts and Fitness 11:45 a.m.Pacific Islander Performance – Le Polynesia 12:20 p.m.Mexican Folkloric Dance – Folklorico del Mar 12:30 p.m.Persian Spring Show – A Children’s Show Featuring the Music, Art, and Peace Learning of Persian Culture 12:55 p.m.West African Dance – Dembrebrah 1:40 p.m.Korean Traditional Dance – Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance Academy 2:30 p.m.International Drum & Percussion Circle – Ambianz Muzic Experienz 3:10 p.m.Singing and Dance - Nixon Academy Musical Troupe 4:00 p.m.Japanese Traditional Dance – Fujima Seiyumi Kai
Children’s Activities and Displays: Chumash Native American Cultural Crafts- Oscar Ortiz Origami Kai with Joy Fujita Hawaiian Games, Tattoos, & Lei Making – Pacific Islander Health PartnershipShen Yun Performing Arts – informational display
SATURDAY, MAR 16, 2019
9:00 AM–5:00 PM
SUNDAY, MAR 17, 2019
9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sound like something you and your children would enjoy? The Aquarium of the Pacific has graciously offered up 4- Tickets for a lucky family to attend on either day. Enter below and good luck!
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