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Lunarfest Parade Yale China New Haven CT

February 26

FREE
Yale-China New Haven CT
Ring in the Year of the Dragon during a month-long celebration of Chinese New Year with Lunarfest Parade Yale China New Haven CT! Lunarfest is Connecticut’s largest annual Lunar New Year celebration. Featuring a traditional lion dance troupe, local artists, and local organizations, the annual festivities are full of learning, culture, arts, and fun.  Participate in free, family-friendly activities after the Lion parade partner locations on Sunday, February 26 at Whitney Avenue between Grove and Trumbull, 10 am-11 am

The Julong Wushu lion dance troupe will be performing at the New Haven Free Public Library. There will also be a shadow puppet show hosted by OompaPossum Puppets artistic director Kimberly Van Aelst.

Kung Fu and Tai Chi demonstrations and short classes by the New England Asian American Cultural Center will be held at the New Haven Museum. Guests will also have a chance to go to a workshop where they can build their own Chinese dragon.

Lunarfest promotes cross-cultural awareness and understanding by embracing community collaborations and is the largest celebration of Lunar New Year and Chinese culture in Connecticut. Other events include a Lunarfest community mural, art, Chinese opera, panel discission, food, movie, theatre, and more. To view the full schedule or register for events visit the Yale-China Association website.

Details

Date:
February 26
Cost:
FREE
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.yalechina.org/year-of-the-dragon

Organizer

New Haven Museum
Phone
203-562-4183
Email
info@newhavenmuseum.org
View Organizer Website

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Place
In-Person