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The Untold Story Behind Mahjong (Virtual)

One Book, Everyone Reads 2021

2021-03-18 14:00:00 2021-03-18 15:00:00 America/Chicago The Untold Story Behind Mahjong (Virtual) Learn about the history and cultural significance of the ancient game of Mahjong with Yvonne Wolf of Chinese Intercultural, LLC. Virtual program

Thursday, March 18
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-18 14:00:00 2021-03-18 15:00:00 America/Chicago The Untold Story Behind Mahjong (Virtual) Learn about the history and cultural significance of the ancient game of Mahjong with Yvonne Wolf of Chinese Intercultural, LLC. Virtual program

Learn about the history and cultural significance of the ancient game of Mahjong with Yvonne Wolf of Chinese Intercultural, LLC.

Mah jongg came a long way from China to the US. Ever wondered what the characters (kraks), bamboos (bams) and dots represent? What's the difference between Mah jongg and mahjong?  Yvonne Wolf explains the history, cultural symbols, Chinese expressions, cultural evolution of the internationally popular Chinese game of mahjong. Please note: This program will not include how to play Mahjong. All who register to attend will receive a Zoom link for the event prior to the start of the program. 

Learn more about Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu, and the full programming schedule for One Book, Everyone Reads here.

One Book, Everyone Reads is funded by Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.

TAGS: | Virtual | Presentation | Gaming |

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