Come celebrate the 2024 Lunar New Year—the Year of the Dragon—with China Institute in America! For this year’s festival, we are flying master artists directly from the picturesque historical province of Zhejiang, China to New York City to provide an authentic, captivating, a true immersive cultural experience for your entire family that’s filled with festive activities and performances – hallmark to China Institute’s Lunar New Year Festival! The celebration will open with our crowd-favorite lion dance, followed by the renowned Taishun string puppet performance, to be presented by official inheritors of intangible cultural heritage in China. Master artisans from China will lead New-Year-themed experiential stations and interactive workshops tailored for all age groups including Taizhou embroidery, rice dough sculpturing, Song-dynasty tea whisking and tasting, Nan-Song dynasty pottery sculpting, 3D sugar painting, New Year woodblock printing, and much more!

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