2018 Lunar New Year Celebration – Year of the Dog

On February 9th, 2018, the Department of Asian Studies will be presenting our annual Lunar New Year Celebration! To celebrate this most important holiday in both Chinese and Korean cultures, we would like to sincerely invite you to come and enjoy our wonderful performances, great food, interesting hands-on activities, and a meaningful seminar. You will gain more cultural knowledge, make new friends, and win special prizes!

Schedule of Events

Performances             10:00am—12:30pm

Asian Centre Auditorium

  • Lion dances
  • Student performances (in Mandarin, Korean, and Cantonese!)
  • Invited performances: UBC Chinese Orchestra, Cpop, Kpop, Vancouver Hanfu Culture Society

$5 Lunch                    12:30pm—1:30pm

Asian Centre Lobby

  • Great Chinese, Korean and Cantonese food. *While quantities last

Asian Library Activities       12:30pm—2:30pm

Asian Centre Library

  • Yut Nori Game
  • Riddles
  • Pocket of Luck. *while quantities last

Hands-on Cultural Activities           1:30pm—4:30pm

Asian Centre Auditorium

  • Calligraphy and Seal Engraving
  • Hand Sewing and Paper Cutting
  • Bean Picking Game, Ring Toss, Diabolo Game

Public Seminar   2:00pm—3:30pm

Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues (6476 NW Marine Dr.)

 Free and open to the public