Lunar New Year Celebration
- 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 4718, the Year of the Rat, at MuseumLab!
11:30 am – Noon: Traditional and contemporary Chinese dances by Yan Lai Dance Academy
1:00 - 2:00 pm: Live Music by Mimi Jong, Purple Bamboo Chinese Ensemble and Students
2:30 - 3:00 pm: Lion Dance by Steel Dragon Kung Fu and Lion Dance Team
Enjoy these activities from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm:
- Discover Triumph, an augmented reality mural by artist Jordan Wong in Tech Lab
- Chinese calligraphy with Ying-Ying Shih
- Learn about Korean traditions and games with the University of Pittsburgh's Asian Studies Center
- Vietnamese Five Fruit Tray tradition - Taste some of our favorite fruits!
- Tea Tasting with Laura- sample festive teas, while supplies last.