Free with Museum Admission
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 Moi, sur 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
Ao Dai Fashion Show