5 Must Try activities at the Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019

The Wan Qing Festival 2019  this year will be held over two days from 1 – 2 June 2019 at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (12 Tai Gin Road).

Because of the sheer list of activities available, we list down the top five must visit booths in case you are in a rush.

1. Make Your Own Dumplings

It’s called the dumpling festival for a reason. Our first pick would be to learn how to make your glutinous rice dumplings the traditional way. At this station, you will also learn how to stuff, wrap and tie your own bak zhang, hopefully just as good as ah ma makes them. Halal and vegetarian options available.

Time: 1100hr – 1600hr (Or while stocks last)
Admission : Free; first-come, first-served basis

2. Carnival Games

Everybody loves carnival games. You’ll love the game booths here even more because it’s FREE!! To take part, you would need to first collect your activity passport at the registration booth. Then, visit the activity stations listed in your passport. Play hard, have fun and win a mystery prize!

Time: 1100hr – 2000hr
Admission : Free; No registrations required

3. Tales of dumpling festival

Discover the legends and myths behind the dumpling festival in this one hour long story telling session. Local authors and veteran storytellers let the characters from stories like The Origins of Dumpling Festival and many more.

Each session features a different story and craft activity.

Time: 1330hr – 1430hr (English), 1800hr – 1900hr (Chinese)
Admission : Free; No registrations required

4. Snacks Stations

What is a festival without some delicious treats? The street stalls here features traditional Singapore snacks like muah chee, popiah, putu piring, traditional ice cream. There is also freshly made churros to satisfy your pangs!

Time: 1100hr – 2000hr
All the snacks are for sale

5. Evening Concerts

When you’ve exhausted yourself (and hopefully the kids too), sit comfortably in the performing area to witness a dynamic showcase of contemporary and cultural art! Performances include Chinese dance, LED drums, live music acts and more!

Time: 1930hr – 2100hr
Admission : Free; No registrations required

Children’s Season x Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019
Date: 1 & 2 June 2019
Time: 10.30am – 9.00pm
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Free admission unless otherwise stated

For full list of activities: https://www.sysnmh.org.sg/en/whats-on/events/wan-qing-dumpling-festival-2019