Toronto Chinatown Lunar new year Celebration

January 25, 2020

February 9, 2020

Free

Dragon City Mall, 280 Spadina Ave, Toronto

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Events Description

In year 2020, the first day of the Lunar New Year will fall on January 25th. To highlight the fifteen-day celebrations and in welcoming the year of the Rat, Toronto Chinatown BIA will spearhead the celebrations with an opening ceremony in Dragon City Mall followed by a magnificent lantern exhibition, and a lineup of interactive games and performances to showcase the rich heritage of Asian traditions during the 2020 Lunar New Year Celebrations.

As per traditions, the Lantern Festival will come to mark the last day of the fifteen-day Lunar New Year celebrations where families come together and light up different colours and shapes of lanterns. Lanterns are iconic and have transcended time through generations in Asian culture. During the fifteen-day celebrations, temporary installations of lanterns will come to life in different shapes and colours will illuminate the Dragon City Mall at the heart of Chinatown.

Join us at one or more of our free lantern workshops hosted by Toronto Chinatown BIA, STEPS Initiative , Lead Artist PUFF Paddy, and OCAD University to meet with neighbours, learn new skills and contribute to the Community Lantern Installation at Dragon City Mall, part of Toronto Chinatown’s 2020 Lunar New Year celebration.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

FREE admission for everyone!

Workshops – Signup

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Jan 25th, 2020 – Opening Ceremony
(1st Day of Lunar New Year):
12pm – 5pm

Jan 26th, 2020 – Last Day of Event
(2nd Day of Lunar New Year):
12pm – 4pm

Jan 27th to Feb 9th, 2020:
Lantern Exhibition Only
DCM opening hours (8am – 7pm)

Venue & Address :

Dragon City Mall – 280 Spadina Ave, Toronto
Workshops: various Venues

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