The Lunar New Year of 2019 falls on February 5th (Tuesday), and the festival will last to February 19th, about 15 days in total. 2019 is a Year of the Pig according to the Chinese zodiac.
Lunar New Year dates vary slightly between years, but it usually comes during the period from January 21st to February 20th in
The lunar calendar is also associated with 12 animal signs in
The Lunar New Year, a celebration that goes by different names across Asia — Chinese Chunjie, Vietnamese Tet, Korean Solnal and Tibetan Losar. It is the most important holiday of the year for many Asian communities around the world. In Asia and in ethnic communities around the world, the Lunar New Year is the most important and most festive holiday of the year. Through centuries of Asian’s agrarian tradition, this was the one period when farmers could rest from their work in the fields. Family members from near and far would travel to be with loved ones in time to usher out the old year and welcome in the new, with great celebratory flourish. Today, all over China, Vietnam, and Korea, during what is now commonly referred to as the Spring Festival, passenger trains, buses, and riverboats are packed with holiday travelers; shops do a flurry of business selling gifts, new clothes, and festive foods; kitchens are bustling with preparations for elaborate feasts; and the streets are filled with the sounds of firecrackers and seasonal greetings.
Celebrate in Florida
Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival 2019 held by the Vietnamese Community of Tampa Bay on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Location – 14301 Nine Eagles Dr, Tampa, FL 33626. You are cordially invited to
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Greater Orlando Chinese Professionals Association (OCPA) will hold its 24th Annual New Year Gala on January 26,
Wah Lum Orlando will be performing traditional Lion Dance shows during the celebration. Check the 2019 schedule, please. Wah Lum Orlando will join the 8th Annual Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival 2019 on Feb 17th at the Mills 50 District. Parade and Festival
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Chinese School of CAACF on Feb 2nd morning at 10 AM and enjoy a few Chinese traditions with a Dragon Dance, folk dances, and a demonstration of Chinese calligraphy. Free Admission
2019 is the Year of the Pig. SACA is celebrating Chinese New Year at
The 50th Anniversary of the Chinese American Association of Central Florida CAACF is celebrating the Year of the Pig 2019, as well as the 50th Anniversary of the CAACF, with a dinner reception and Lunar Chinese New Year Gala on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at the Enchanted Nights 7017 S. Orange Blossom Trail., Orlando, FL 32809. There will be
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Vietnamese New Year Festival (TET) is the most important traditional event in Vietnamese culture. This year, Central Florida Vietnamese community celebrate the TET Festival on the February 16th (10 AM to Midnight) and 17th (10 AM – 6 PM), 2018 at Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Dr. #260 Orlando, FL 32808. Free Admission
The Year of the Dog marks the 8
The festival parade starts at the corner of N Thornton Ave and Oregon St and will end at N. Thornton Ave and Colonial Drive. The Dragon Parade, which precedes the Festival, is led by City of Orlando and Orange County officials together with representatives of numerous Asian organizations.
The parade will be followed by five hours of the Lunar Festival that will take place at 728 N. Thornton Ave., Orlando, FL 32803. The Lunar New Year Festival will feature Asian entertainment including Dragon dancing, Lion Dancing, cultural dances, martial arts, taiko drummers, arts and crafts and Asian food. In 2018, over 8,500 patrons attended the event. Free Admission
more info at http://centralfloridadragonparade.org
The 2019 Chinese New Year Festival will be on Sunday, February 17,