Lunarfest 2015 | Yale-China Association

by victoriaabaunza on February 21st, 2015   1162 views

When and Where

  • 21/02/2015
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • New Haven Museum
    114 Whitney Avenue
    New Haven
    United States
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Lunarfest 2015 | Yale-China Association

Event Details

Lunarfest is a day-long event offering arts and cultural programs for adults and children of all ages in celebration of the Lunar New Year, kicking off with the Lion Dance down Whitney Avenue!

Check back in January to register.

About Lunarfest
Lunarfest kicks off at 10:00AM with a traditional lion dance on Whitney Avenue between Grove Street and Trumbull Street. Celebrate alongside the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute’s lion dance troupe as they bring good luck and prosperity to New Haven merchants and community members. Keep on the look out for a special performance by local performers at the intersection of Whitney and Audubon Street.

Between 12:00-5:00PM, join us for a series of Chinese arts and culture workshops, talks, and demonstrations, including:

• wushu
• music
• exhibits
• dances
• painting
• calligraphy
• arts & crafts
• and many more!

The ram is one of twelve designated animals celebrated in the Chinese culture based on the lunar calendar. The Year of the Ram begins February 19, 2015 and will end on February 7, 2016.

The venue locations for Lunarfest are: Henry R. Luce Hall at Yale University (34 Hillhouse Avenue), New Haven Museum (114 Whitney Avenue), and Yale-China Association (442 Temple Street). All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required due to limited space.

This free event is sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University,
New Haven Museum, and Yale-China Association.


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