Come out to WheatonArts for a FREE & enriching afternoon steeped in traditions with "Weddings of East Asia" on June 8, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Event Center! Enjoy a full program of ceremonies, music, and dances associated with East Asian traditional weddings. Stage performances will capture various moments and abbreviated versions of several wedding ceremonies from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, The Philipines, Tibet, and Vietnam, as well as a special installation showcasing the Japanese wedding tradition of "one thousand cranes." Admission to all WheatonArts exhibits and Artist Studio demonstrations are FREE and open to the public for the day, part of WheatonArts "Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!"
The "Weddings of East Asia" performance is part of the Down Jersey Folklife Center's "Near and Far: Arts and Cultures of East Asia" project, presented in partnership with Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission and Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Major support for this partnership project has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Promotional image by Alman Li.