Join us tomorrow night for one of the most elegant Lunar New Year celebrations in New York City! It's going to be an amazing evening full of good food, entertainment, and bringing in the Year of the Rooster. Our very own Christina Seid from the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory will be one of the chefs. YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!!
There are 6 more days until Lunar New Year, the Year of the Monkey. For the first time in New York City history, kids do not have to go to school (and will not be marked absent!) if they celebrate Lunar New Year. Check out the story here!
Stay tuned for more posts about what to do this weekend in Chinatown to ring in the new year! Lunar New Year officially starts on Monday, February 8, 2016!
Kam Mak, Assistant Chair of the Illustration Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology, has been working on the Lunar New Year USPS Stamps Series since 2006. This year for The Year of the Ram, the stamp features an image of cheun hop, the tray of togetherness.Read More
According to ChinaDailyUSA, NYC schools can now mark Lunar New Year as a day off! NYC Council member Margaret Chin explained, "This is a long time coming. This is such an important bill to really show that we have the honor to celebrate our culture and diversity, and to recognize the contribution of Asian Americans to this country and to this city."Read More