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2020 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland

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Sunday, February 2, 2020 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA


2020 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland

OACC is celebrating the Year of the Rat with live performances and fun activities for the whole family in the heart of Oakland Chinatown.

Our celebration also features a special appearance by Emmy Award-winning Vietnamese artist, Vanessa Van-Anh Vo.

Lunar New Year Celebration
Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 11 am to 3 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th Street, Oakland
FREE

Event Schedule (updated as of 1/2/20):

Main Stage Program (Auditorium)

  • 10:50 am Lion Dance Performance by East Bay Toishan Association
  • 11:10 am – 12:30 pm OACC Youth Showcase
  • 1:30 pm – 2 pm Vanessa Van-Anh Vo Recital
  • 2 pm – 2:30 pm Vietnamese Music & Dance Workshop with Vanessa

Activities for All Ages (Location: see Room #)

  • 11:10 am – 2:30 pm Arts & Crafts Corner (Room 2)
  • 11:15 am – 12:15 pm  Teen Taiko Drumming with Emeryville Taiko (Room 4)
    Limited space; RSVP recommended. No experience necessary.
  • 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm Kids Storytime with Oliver Chin [English] (Room 5)
    Limited space; RSVP recommended.
  • 12:15 pm – 2:45 pm Children’s Book Station & Giveaway with Eastwind Books (Room 5)
    Sponsored by Oakland Literacy Coalition Reading Celebration. Books available on first come-first serve basis. 1 voucher per child.
  • 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Qi Gong with Sifu Liu (Room 4)
    Limited space; RSVP recommended. No experience necessary.
  • 1:30 pm – 2 pm Kids Storytime with Go Mandarin [Mandarin] (Room 6)
    Limited space; RSVP recommended.
  • 2 pm – 2:30 pm Kids Storytime with Go Mandarin [Mandarin] (Room 6)
    Limited space; RSVP recommended.
  • 2 pm – 3 pm Taichi with Sifu Dere (Room 4)
    Limited space; RSVP recommended. No experience necessary.

Enjoy the Youth Showcase featuring students performing guzheng (Chinese zither), various Chinese dances and more. Join interactive workshops on Japanese taiko drumming, relaxing Tai Chi exercises, and children’s story time with a free book giveaway.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Lunar New Year, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Address: 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA

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