Pretend City celebrates diversity through learning about different cultures at their Asian inspired festival

IRVINE, January 29, 2019- Pretend City Children’s Museum will provide families with an array of different, fun, interactive activities, character visits and performances inspired by traditional Asian culture at the Asian Cultural Festival from Saturday, February 9, to Sunday, February 10 from 10 am to 2 pm.  

Pretend City  will provide children and their families with a fun filled learning experience specific to Asian culture. Each day will feature various cultural activities such as cherry blossom painting, a red lantern art project, and martial arts performances to support the development of children’s hand eye coordination, cultural competence and sensory integration. Families will enjoy  visits from a special warrior princess, a dual language story time with Ni Hao Chinese, a karate lesson and other special performances.  

“This year’s Asian cultural festival is expected to be full of surprises and performances. We hope all our guests gain a new appreciation and understanding of traditional Asian culture,” said Executive Director Sandra Bolton.  

Pretend City encourages parents to allow their little ones to explore the many diverse cultures that contribute to our vibrant, colorful world. Other fun Asian adventures for children to immerse themselves in on Sunday the 10th, include a language lesson, origami making, a Filipino dance performance by the Filipino Cultural School and more. All activities will begin at 10 a.m. and run through the rest of the two days.  

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About Pretend City Children’s Museum 

Pretend City Children’s Museum is a nonprofit facility that features a small, interconnected city designed to “build better brains” through purposeful play, hands-on learning experiences, role playing, and educational programming. The museum is also a community resource offering developmental screenings and tools for families, educators and community agencies working to ensure that each child gains the experiences needed to build toward a productive and fulfilling future. Learn more at 


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