Enjoy ‘World’ of entertainment at Lawn on D

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 06:35:41 PM. It’s an international affair at the Lawn on D this weekend, as the “Wonders of the World” come to Boston. To celebrate the many cultures that can be found in our city, the family-friendly event will bring a day of music, art and festivity from all over the world to the Lawn on D this Saturday.
It’s an international affair at the Lawn on D this weekend, as the “Wonders of the World” come to Boston. To celebrate the many cultures that can be found in our city, the family-friendly event will bring a day of music, art and festivity from all over the world to the Lawn on D this Saturday. A DJ will be spinning tunes from 2 p.m., and the Winchester School of Chinese Culture will present activities starting at 3 p.m. Founded by Winchester parents in 2004, the organization has taught Chinese language and culture in its after-school and summer programs. On Saturday, they’ll be teaching the Chinese arts of origami and calligraphy. Another local organization, the Canton-based Irish Cultural Centre, will present a “seisun” of traditional Irish music and step dancing beginning at 4 p.m. If you’re a “Riverdance” fan who’s always wanted to give step dancing a try, this could be your big chance. The next stop on the international tour will be France, with Chris Eyers Yerlig demonstrating the traditional French art of mime at 4:30 p.m. Born in England, Yerlig has performed all over the world, from China to Morocco and even Las Vegas. Dance performances from three countries take us into the evening: First, the Gund Kwok Asian Women’s Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe will perform the Chinese dragon dance, in which a fire-breathing fabric/bamboo creature is borne aloft by a team of dancers to symbolize the strength and mystery of the river. Greek culture is up next, as Boston’s Lykeion...Read more
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