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Lunarfest Yale China New Haven CT

January 28

Ring in the Year of the Rabbit  during a month-long celebration of Chinese New Year with Lunarfest Yale China New Haven CT!
A Lunarfest parade, filled with dancers dressed like lions, is set to take place on January 28 at Whitney Avenue.

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:
January 28
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.yalechina.org/lunarfest-schedule-2022

Organizer

New Haven Museum
Phone:
203-562-4183
Email:
info@newhavenmuseum.org
Website:
http://www.newhavenmuseum.org

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Place
In-Person