Lunar New Year

The Hoan is lit up in red and gold in celebration of the Lunar New Year – Year of the Tiger, which begins on February 1. Red and gold colors symbolize good fortune and wealth and are used to wish others good luck in the year ahead.

Lunar New Year Facts:

  • The Lunar New Year is celebrated by many cultures around the world including Chinese, Korean, Mongolian, Vietnamese and Tibetan cultures.
  • The Date of Lunar New Year changes year to year because it follows the lunar calendar.  This year the New Year falls on February 1st.
  • The New Year is celebrated by reuniting with family.  It is a time to honor ancestors and welcome in good fortune for the year ahead.
  • In preparation for the New Year, some cultures settle old debts, clean and decorate their homes, and buy new clothes. Children receive red envelopes with money inside to signify a safe and peaceful year.  And families come together for a traditional dinner that includes dishes that are believed to bring good luck like dumplings, noodles and fruit.
  • Each lunar year is associated with an animal sign according to the Chinese zodiac cycle, which features 12 animal signs. 2022 is the year of the Tiger.  According to the zodiac, the Year of the Tiger will be about making big changes, risk-taking and adventure.
  • We wish all who celebrate at Happy Lunar New Year!

Date

Feb 01 - 02 2022
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Time

5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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