Lunar New Year
Event: Lunar New Year market at UBC Botanical Garden
Media are invited to cover the Lunar New Year market at UBC Botanical Garden, celebrating the year of the Wood Dragon.
Jan 31, 2024
Why does the date of Lunar New Year change?
This lunar new year falls on Jan. 22, making it one of the earliest in recent history. So why does the date of the lunar new year change?
Jan 19, 2023
Year of the Sheep: What is Lunar New Year?
February 19 is Lunar New Year, marked by lion dances, lucky red envelopes and firecrackers. It’s also a time for tradition, celebration and family reunions.
Feb 18, 2015
Year of the Dragon: Chinese New Year experts and events at UBC
Chinese New Year falls on Monday, January 23 and will mark the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. UBC experts are available to comment on its cultural and social significance and the astronomical origins of the New Year. UBC will also host a number of New Year celebrations on campus.
Jan 19, 2012