Saturday, February 8, 2020 From 10 AM to 4 PM

Lunarfest is a celebration of the Lunar New Year and Chinese culture, offering arts and cultural programs for adults and children throughout the city of New Haven and at Yale. This event is free and open to all!

Save the date for the big day on Saturday, February 8, 2020, which kicks off with a Lion Dance parade at 10:00 AM down Church Street and Whitney Avenue. Then head indoors to visit many or all of our venues with special activities and programs featuring food, art, music, literature, and dance.

Find the most updated events schedule, locations, and descriptions on our website: https://www.yalechina.org/lunarfest

Other Partners:
– Yale University — Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Office of International Students & Scholars
– New Haven Public Schools — ECA, COOP, John C Daniels, Worthington Hooker, and Hillhouse School
– ACES Educational Center for the Arts
– Southern Connecticut Chinese School
– Town Green District
– City of New Haven

Schedule · Saturday, February 8, 2020

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AMArts Council’s Audubon Art Fair (Audubon Street)
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMPanda Corner: Dance Workshop and Rehearsal (WLH room 202)
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMLion Dance Meet and Greet (On Whitney near Trumbull)
  • 11:30 AM – 3:00 PMLam Tseun Wishing Tree (Affinity Federal Credit Union)
  • 11:30 AM – 3:00 PMZodiac Photo Booth (Affinity Federal Credit Union)
  • 12:00 PM – 4:00 PMExhibit: Hong Kong in Poor Images (Ely Center of Contemporary Art)
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMPanda Corner: Pipa, Chinese Opera, Dance (Sudler Hall)
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMAiping Tai Chi and Qigong Workshops (New Haven Museum)
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMCalligraphy Central (Office of International Students & Scholars)
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMExhibit: The Art of Stephen Lowe (Yale-China)
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMShadow Puppet Show & Workshop (New Haven Free Public Library)
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMLunarfest Central (Yale-China)
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMChinese Traditional Folk Dancing (New Haven Museum)
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMStorytelling with Jeremy Hung, 2020 HKETONY Arts Activator (WLH room 203)
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PMUNITY: Korean Drum and Dance Troupe (New Haven Free Public Library)
  • 3:15 PM – 4:00 PMErhu Instrument Petting Zoo with Kevin Chen (Neighborhood Music School)

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