SM MOA Celebrates Chinese New Year With Arts, Craft Exhibit

MANILA, Philippines --- SM Mall of Asia (MOA) welcomes the Year of the Snake with a celebration of traditional Chinese arts and crafts. The centerpiece is an exhibit of 234 artworks by Chan Lim, a family of artists and students at the mall's Atrium.

This is the first time that the group is putting up a Philippine Exhibit using three different materials, that is, Chinese paper, Chinese lanterns and Chinese fans. A special feature is a giant fan 4x8 feet in size done by the family and students.

Chan Lim, a Family of Artists and Students, is a group of artists and engineers bound together by a common interest in the arts and sciences. They have been conducting numerous painting exhibits and seminars, art workshops and on-the-spot painting demonstrations for more than three decades.

Grace Christian College owners James Tan and Judith Tan, Mr. Chan Lim and Alex Lim of the Chan Lim Family of Arts and Students, and artist and painter, Baby Ruth Chuaunsu graced the recent opening ceremonies. They were joined by Mrs. Felicidad T. Sy and SM Prime Holdings president Hans T. Sy.

The Grace Christian College Chinese Orchestra, under the tutelage of Conductor Danny Chin performed well-loved Chinese selections during the event.

The public is invited to come, view and celebrate the splendor of authentic Chinese art at the SM Mall of Asia. The exhibit is ongoing at the mall Atrium until February 17, 2013.

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