2015 is the Year of the Horse 4713, which kicks off on February 19, 2015.
16th NEW YEAR FIRECRACKER CEREMONY & CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Taking place at Sara Roosevelt Park (Grand & Forsyth St.)
CHINATOWN LUNAR NEW YEAR PARADE & FESTIVAL
Location: Starts at Little Italy and goes through the main streets of Lower Chinatown/Manhattan
Cultural Festival & Booth: Sara Roosevelt Park (Canal & Forsyth St.) One block from major subway system, next to Manhattan Bridge, nearby all out of town buses, and surrounded by major market place.
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
125 65th Street
New York NY 10065 US
Metropolitan Museum’s Lunar New Year Festival to Celebrate Year of the Ram
Saturday, February 28, 2015
noon – 5:00 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will hold its annual Lunar New Year festival on Saturday, February 28, from noon to 5 p.m. Featuring more than 20 fun programs for visitors of all ages. Alan Muraoka of “Sesame Street” will host a Sesame sing along show at noon, and will be joined by “Sesame Street” muppeteers Pam Arciero and Jennifer Barnhart.
Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan! Celebrate Lunar New Year
Celebrate the Year of the Goat!
1:00pm – 4:00pm 725 Park Avenue (at East 70th Street), New York, NYAsia Society rings in the Year of the Goat with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Activities will include a Lion Dance and kung fu demonstration, musical performances, and more.
$5 students, seniors, children; $7 members (Dual Family members FREE); $12 nonmembers. Tickets available the day of event.
Blaaast into the New Year with MOCA! Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate Chinese and Chinese American traditions and folk arts! Enjoy an awe-inspiring lion dance, create zodiac themed crafts, embark on storytelling journeys, and sway along with Chinatown’s Red Silk Dancers – and much more family fun at MOCA, so herd on over!
Tickets: $10/person; $8 for all MOCA Dual and Individual Level Members; Free for MOCA Family Level Members and above, children under 2, and Cool Culture families. Advance online purchase recommended.
Other articles on Chinese New Year:
Where to Celebrate the Lunar New Year -Year of the Horse in New York
2014 is the Year of the Horse, Dragons and Lions in The Chinese New Year Parade
Lia Chang’s Lens: Photos of Lion Dancers and Rabbits in Los Angeles Chinatown
Photos: Chinese New Year Festival at The Huntington in San Marino
Meet the authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac, Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith, Museworks, Ltd.
Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia starred as Carole Barbara in Lorey Hayes’ Power Play at the 2013 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with Pauletta Pearson Washington, Roscoe Orman, and made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York. She is profiled in Jade Magazine.
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