Pacific Asia Museum will hold the third annual Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, February 2nd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. celebrating Year of the Snake. Admission to the events, performances, crafts, demonstrations, and museum galleries is FREE and open to the public.
For the third year in a row, Pacific Asia Museum invites the community to a pan-Asian celebration of Lunar New Year, a holiday celebrated by many cultures across Asia and the Pacific Islands. Inside the tented parking lot, visitors will watch multicultural performances on stage, enjoy food trucks Mighty Boba, India Jones, Mandoline Grill and Paradise Cookies, and interact with visiting artists from Jiangsu, China. These artists will demonstrate a variety of traditional art forms from China, including paper cutting, lantern making, sugar art, cloth art, Chinese knotting, and Suzhou silk art. This delegation also includes the Xiao Hong Hua (Little Red Flowers) dance troupe, which will perform twice that day.
11:00 a.m. Lion Dance by San Gabriel Valley Chinese Culture Association
11:30 a.m. Taiko Center of Los Angeles
12:00 p.m. Dance performance by Little Red Flowers Troupe
12:40 p.m. Lion Dance by San Gabriel Valley Chinese Culture Association
1:00 p.m. Taekwondo by Xplore TKD Demo Team
1:30 p.m. Sumo Wrestling by USA Sumo
2:30 p.m. Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance Company
3:00 p.m. Chinese Acrobatics by Jason Jiang
3:30 p.m. Dance performance by Little Red Flowers Troupe
Inside the museum:
Ongoing Crafts (courtyard) and Chinese flower arrangements (auditorium)
12:30 p.m. Flower arranging demonstration (auditorium)
1:00 p.m. Docent tour of the museum (meet at the front desk)
3:00 p.m. Flower arranging demonstration (auditorium)