Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Celebration
Feb 20 - 21 , 2016

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year at The Huntington as the Year of the Monkey begins. This two-day family event includes lion dancers, plus crowd-pleasing mask-changing performances, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese music, calligraphy and brush painting demonstrations, displays of penjing (Chinese bonsai) and scholar’s stones, and more. General admission.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

 


Lion Dancers

Northern Shaolim Kung Fu

Library Lawn: 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

Brown Garden Lawn: 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.


Mask-Changer

Mr. Wei Qi Zhong

Haaga Hall: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.


Traditional Chinese Dance & Music

Henan Song & Dance Performing Arts Group*

Rothenberg Hall: 11 a.m.


Tai Chi

Guo-Jie Tai Chi Academy

North Vista Lawn: 11 a.m., 1 p.m.


Martial Arts

Shaolin Temple Cultural Center USA

Library Lawn: 12:30 p.m.

Brown Garden Lawn: 2:30 p.m.


Shaolin Temple Warrior Monks

Rothenberg Hall: 1 p.m., 3 p.m.


Music

Spring Thunder Chinese Music

Chinese Garden: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 2–4 p.m.

Martial Arts


Book Signing

Oliver Chin, author

Huntington Store: 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations

Calligraphy: Mr. Q. Tang

Chinese Brush Painting: Ms. Pei-fang Liang

Scott Gallery Loggia: 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Finger-Painting: Mr. Alex Linn
Scott Gallery Loggia: 2:30-4:30 p.m.


Chinese Floral Arts Demonstrations

Chinese Floral Arts Foundation, USA Charter

Brody Botanical Center, Banta Hall: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.


“Beautiful China -Along the Silk Road”

Xinhua Gallery Photography Exhibition

Chinese Garden Main Entrance: 10:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.


Penjing and Viewing Stone Display

Southern Breeze Tree & Stone Society

Chinese Garden, Transcendent Pavilion: 10:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.


Discovery Carts (activities for children)

Boone Gallery Circle and Chinese Garden

 

 

 


**SOME EVENTS AND TIMES DIFFERENT ON SUNDAY, FEB. 21** 

SUNDAY, FEB. 21

 

Lion Dancers

Kung Fu Heroes

Library Lawn: 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

Brown Garden Lawn: 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.


Mask-Changer

Mr. Wei Qi Zhong

Haaga Hall: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.


Tai Chi

Guo-Jie Tai Chi Academy

North Vista Lawn: 11 a.m., 1 p.m.


Martial Arts

Shaolin Temple Martial Arts Academy

Library Lawn: 12:30 p.m.

Brown Garden Lawn: 2:30 p.m.


Kung Fu Heroes

Rothenberg Hall: 11 a.m., 1 p.m.


Music

Eastwest Entertainment

Chinese Garden: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 2–4 p.m.

 

Book Signing

Kenji Ono, Illustrator

Huntington Store: 1–3 p.m.

 

Demonstrations

Calligraphy: Mr. Q. Tang

Chinese Brush Painting: Ms. Pei-fang Liang

Scott Gallery Loggia: 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Finger-Painting: Mr. Alex Linn
Scott Gallery Loggia: 2:30-4:30 p.m.


Chinese Floral Arts Demonstrations

Chinese Floral Arts Foundation, USA Charter

Brody Botanical Center, Banta Hall: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.


“Beautiful China -Along the Silk Road”

Xinhua Gallery Photography Exhibition

Chinese Garden Main Entrance: 10:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.


Penjing and Viewing Stone Display

Southern Breeze Tree & Stone Society

Chinese Garden, Transcendent Pavilion: 10:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.


Discovery Carts (activities for children)

Boone Gallery Circle and Chinese Garden


 East West Bank is the sole corporate sponsor of The Huntington’s Chinese New Year event. Additional funding provided by The Justin Vajna Memorial Fund for Educational Programs in the Chinese Garden and The Cheng Family Foundation. 

 


CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL EATERIES

 

Coffee Shop (in the Education and Visitor Center)

Specialty coffees, teas, sodas, Italian gelato,

baked goods, flatbreads, and grab-and-go

sandwiches and salads.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Chinese New Year Special: Green Tea

Gelato with Molasses Ginger Cookie


Café (in the Education and Visitor Center)

Brick-oven pizzas, pasta, salads, soups,

sandwiches, and daily featured specials.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 In addition to the regular menu, stations will offer Asian Specials:

Deli Station – Chicken Bahn Mi

Pasta Station – Shrimp Lo Mein

Salad Station – Chinese Chicken Salad

Grill – Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry with Fried Rice


 Huntington Gallery Circle

10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Specialty Beverages and Desserts:

Yanjing Chinese Beer

Boba Milk Tea

Orange Pekoe Iced Tea

Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Pastry

Spiced Edamame

 

Chinese Garden Tea House (Freshwater Pavilion)

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Chinese appetizers and entrees, beverages, and specialty teas.

 

Boone Gallery Circle

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pork Bao (2 per serving)

Vegetable Potstickers (4 per serving)


Chinese Garden, North Court

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

NEW YEAR SPECIALTY PLATE  $15.95

(includes all of the following)

 

 

Buddha’s Delight (Lo Hon Jai)

A traditional Chinese vegetarian dish popular on the

first day of the Chinese New Year featuring mushrooms, water chestnuts,

carrots, ginkgo, lotus roots, and tofu served with jasmine rice

 

 

 Pang Pang Chicken with Noodle Salad

Shredded chicken in lightly spicy sesame sauce with cold noodles

 

 

Garlic Shrimp Spring Roll

Chinese Garden’s famous spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce

(also sold a la carte – 2 rolls for $6.95)

 

 

 At every food location — Specialty Beverages and Desserts

Yanjing Chinese Beer

Boba Milk Tea 

Orange Pekoe Iced Tea

Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Pastry

Spiced Edamame

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