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Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig

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February 3, 2019

In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on the Lunar New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one. Come kick off the Lunar year 4717, the year of the Pig, with live music, dance, art making, and more!

Performance Schedule:

12:00 - 12:15 pm Welcome Message

12:15 - 12:45 pm Yan Lai Dance Academy 

1:00 - 2:00 pm Musical Performances by Mimi Jong & students from Ai-Lin Chen 

2:00 - 2:30 pm Lion Dance with Steel Dragon 

This year all performances will be hosted in the Art Studio. 

Exact performances times are subject to change.

Other activities happening throughout the day:


10:00 am - 5:00 pm, In MAKESHOP

Calligraphy with Ming Rui

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, In the Art Studio

Korean Traditions with the University of Pittsburgh's Asian Studies Center

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, In the Art Studio

Fresh Picks: Five Fruit Tray

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, In the Art Studio