Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lunar New Year Festival 2015 (Jan. 31st)

Amber Larson, Seth Auberon, CC Liu, Wisdom Quarterly;
46 North Los Robles Avenue at Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA 91101
Fun for all under the big parking lot tent (CC Liu/Wisdom Quarterly)
Lunar New Year Festival
This museum is cool (WQ).
Celebrate the Year of the Sheep (Ram) across Asia with a free day of performances, demonstrations, hands on activities, and FREE gallery admission.

Food trucks will be close by to satisfy hungry and thirsty visitors. The festival takes place inside the museum and under tents in the parking lot, rain or shine.
Be a samurai for the day (Pacific Asia)
  • 11:00 am Lion dance
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm Guangdong delegation performance (songs and dances, puppet show, acrobatics, magic show, martial arts, opera)
  • 12:30-1:30 pm Break
  • 1:30-2:00 pm Vietnamese dances
  • 2:00-3:00 pm Guangdong delegation performance (songs and dances, acrobatics, opera)
  • 3:00-4:00 pm Break
  • 4:00-4:30 pm Korean dances and drumming
  • 4:30-5:00 pm Taekwondo
Even adults like the performances (WQ).
Artisans from Guangdong was demonstrate the making of folk arts items including ceramics and pottery, lanterns, clay sculpture, miniature sculpture and embroidery.

Crafts and Activities
Year of the Sheep group activity, sheep craft, lantern making, firecracker making, calligraphy workshop, etc. Plus zodiac animal book program with author Oliver Chin and public tours of the museum.

Thai Buddhist dancers like devas in ritual dance (Ammar Crazzy/

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