Los Angeles Lantern Festival 2021

 

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The Chinese American Museum presents the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles Lantern Festival on Saturday, March 6, 2021 starting at 12:00 noon PST. CAM is excited to host this milestone by inviting you to a virtual celebration as we welcome the ‘Year of the Ox’ with lion dancing, family-friendly activities, and much more!🐂🐉 

The Silent Auction will run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm PST on the day of the event. For a sneak peek of itemsgo toone.bidpal.net/lanternfestival2021/preview

Featuring performances from:
– Immortals Lion Dance Troupe
– Kayamanan Ng Lahi
– Perfect Harmony Cultural Exchange Association
– Purple Silk Music Education Foundation
– Yuujou Daiko
– Wangbao He 何王保 / Xiaoqing Chu 楚小青
– Ballet Folkorico “Y Arrìba Mèxico”
– Korean Classical Music and Dance Company
– Connie Lim as MILCK
– Chinese American Dancing Group
Arts & Crafts demonstrations led by:
– Felt Dumpling Making by Miss Rita
– Red Envelope Making by Jessica Wong
– Peach Blossom Branch by Fiona & Rachelle Shumard
– Spring Character Cutting by Dora Quach
– Money Folding by 黃翠媚Tsui Mee Wong
– Chinese God of Fortune by Evelyn Wong
– Cut Paper Oxen by Bovey Lee
– Pellet Drum by Kera Ung
– Abacus Making by United Abacus Arithmetic Association
– Year of the Ox by Liucid

For twenty years, the Los Angeles Lantern Festival has captured the spirit of this 5,000-year-old Chinese tradition of bringing in a new beginning and hope for the upcoming year. The festival showcases a broad spectrum of arts, performances, folk crafts, literature and lanterns. The event has engaged multi-generational families in the sharing of Chinese American culture, building of community relations, and celebrating our city’s diversity. 🏮 

The Los Angeles Lantern Festival is generously sponsored by: 

– The Friends of the Chinese American Museum 
– City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs 
– El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
– FCAM Board President Dr. Gay Q. Yuen
– Lantern Festival Event Producer, Jaclyn Kalkhurst

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