Two Day Workshop: Sunday Jan 21st 8pm EST/7pm CST 2-hours and Friday Jan 26th 8pm EST/7pm CST 1.5 hour Sunday - Learn about the Celebration Friday - Do the Celebration! Lunar New Year Celebration The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is a major East Asian and Southeast Asian celebration marking the beginning of the lunar calendar year. It is a time for family reunions, paying respects to ancestors, and welcoming the arrival of spring. Festivities often include dragon and lion dances, fireworks, traditional foods, the giving of red envelopes with money for good luck, and various cultural customs to ensure a prosperous and fortunate year ahead. It is a time of renewal, hope, and the celebration of Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and other East Asian cultures. Some activities that will be explored / Discussed · Family Reunions · Cleaning and Decoration · Lion and Dragon Dances · Temple Visits · Wearing Red · Exchanging Red Envelopes (Hongbao or Ang Pao) · Feasting · Watching Fireworks · Cultural Performances · Games and Activities · Respecting Ancestors Limit to 20 people Tuition is $75 for the two day workshop and does not include materials Refund policy: www.bearbridgeacademy.com/refund
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