Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog

Special Family Event
Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog
Sun, February 25th, 2018 |
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

 

Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog

Join us and our friends at the Vietnam Heritage Center for food, red envelopes, and festivities celebrating Lunar New Year! Many New Yorkers say Gong Hey Fat Choy each new year, but have you also heard Chuc Mung Nam Moisur s’dey chh’nam t’mey? In conjunction with our exhibition The Vietnam War: 1945–1975, learn about all the ways Lunar New Year is celebrated through food and culture in Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Cambodia. 

Drop-in Activities, 1 – 2:30 pm
Nhay Sap (bamboo jumping game)
Tet card making
Bo Cua Ca Cop (picture-dice game)
Li Xi making
Learn traditional Vietnamese New Year phrases
Also taste some traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) Foods!

Performances, 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Lion Dance
Mua
Singing
Ao Dai Fashion Show

Creative: Tronvig Group