2017 Lunar New Year Celebration

Friday January 27, 2017 - Sunday January 27, 2019
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Asian Centre & Asian Library
1871 West Mall, Vancouver

On January 27th, 2017 the Department of Asian Studies will be hosting our annual Lunar New Year Celebration! Come to the Asian Centre and participate in fun activities that will celebrate the cultures of China and Korea.

Lunar New Year 2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017
10:30am – 4:30pm
Asian Centre and Asian Library (1871 West Mall)

Free and open to the public. 



  • Lucky Red Envelope Distribution with Surprise Inside! (Between 10:20-10:30)
  • $5 lunch (while quantities last) at 12:30
  • Cultural activities from 1:00-4:30

10:30 – 12:30 Performances

Asian Centre Auditorium

  • Lion Dance
  • Student Performance (in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean)
  • Invited performances: UBC Chinese Music Club, Vancouver Hanfu Culture Society, Vancouver Egret Choir, Comedian Jesse Appell

12:30 Lunch

Asian Centre Lobby

  • Chinese food & Korean rice cake $5 (while quantities last)

1:00 – 4:30 Cultural Activities

Asian Centre Auditorium

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Cultural Activities, Games, Snacks, and Prizes!

  • Calligraphy and Seal Engraving
  • Lantern Drawing and Paper Folding (Paper Origami)
  • Mahjong and Chinese Chess
  • Chinese Hacky Sack and
  • Korean Hacky Sack (Jegichagi), Paper Disk Flipping (Ttakjichigi), Arm Wrestling
  • Asian Library Food Sampling, Games and Treasure Hunt, Book Display

Sponsored by:

UBC Asian Studies Department
Consulate-General of PRC in Vancouver