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Lunar New Year: 2024 The Year of the Dragon


Lunar New Year is a vibrant and joyous celebration that marks the beginning of the new calendar. Rooted in Chinese tradition, this festival is a time for families and communities to come together, ushering in good luck and prosperity for the year ahead. It's a colorful tradition featuring dragons, lanterns, fireworks, dances, traditional feasts, and the iconic red and gold decorations. As we welcome the Year of the Dragon, join in the festivities happening around town to experience the rich cultural heritage and excitement of Lunar New Year. To learn more about Lunar New Year and how it is celebrated please visit: https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/chinese-new-year

WHATS HAPPENING AROUND TOWN:


Lunar New Year Festival

Date: Feb 4th

Time: 12 - 4 PM


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BUFFALO LIBRARIES:

Story Time: Chinese New Year Date: Tue Feb 06 2024 Time: 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Location: Lake Shore Public Library, 4857 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-5543, United States, Lake View, New York


Kids Craft: Paper Dragon Puppets

Date: Thu Feb 15 2024

Time: 05:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Location: Dudley Branch Library, 2010 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Celebrating the Year of the Dragon: the Camerata di Sant'Antonio Chamber Orchestra Date: Friday, February 9

Time:· 7:30 PM

Location: Canterbury Woods Williamsville, 705 Renaissance Drive Williamsville, NY 14221 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-the-year-of-the-dragon-tickets-809044031477 Let's ring in the Year of the Dragon with a roaring celebration filled with joy, luck, and ancient traditions on February 9, 2024!

Our program: Andante Moderato by Florence PriceZhulong (the Candle Dragon) by Alice Hong with BPO Associate Principal Cellist Feng HewSerenade for Strings by Victor Herbert

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Niagara Falls Turns Bright Red in Honor of Lunar New Year Time: 10-10:30pm

Date: 2/10/2024 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Chinese Club of Western New York https://theccwny.org/ The Year of the Dragon Spring Festival Gala organized by the Chinese Club of Western New York Time: 2:30pm

Date: 2/10/2024

Location: Center for the Arts, UB north campus


The teams participating in the Spring Festival Gala are: 1. Chinese Chorus

2. Fanghua Dance Team

3. Tai Chi Team

4. Senior Group

5. Yi’s dance studio

6. Fashion Team

7. Aniko Kpop dance team

8. Rainbow Bridge Cultural Center

9. Chinese school

10. Chinese Christian Church

11. Galloping Dance Team

12. Zhuang Jun’s family musical instrument performance

13. St.Benedict School



---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Art Express | Lunar New Year Traditions

Date: Feb 24, 2024

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Embark on a colorful adventure where young artists explore the magic of Lunar New Year to bring to life the traditions that dance beneath the glow of the festive lights. Young artists learn about the joy of a new lunar cycle through art.

-Online pre-registration is required


-$10/Child, $5/Participating Guardian, Free for Non-Participating Guardians, Members, and EBT cardholders.**


*If you plan on making your own art project alongside your child, please make sure you select “Participating Guardian” registration.

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