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Sammamish Lunar New Year Celebration
February 12 - 16, 2021

Join us Virtually in celebrating the Year of the Ox, featuring the diversely talented international community of Sammamish and activities centered around Asian culture and ceremonial traditions. This 5-day event offers daily videos, workshops and live readings on performance, history, crafts and much more. Throughout the 5-day virtual event, videos and workshops will be uploaded daily. There will be chances to win prizes and giveaways each day you when you visit the site. The event is brought to you by: City of Sammamish, Skyline High School Chinese Classes, Sammamish Library, Sammamish YMCA, Sammamish Chinese School and WaHaHa Youth Club.

Friday, February 12, 2021
Saturday, February 13, 2021

10:00AM – 11:00AM

Family program, all ages welcome.


Presented in English and Mandarin.

Celebrate the Year of the Ox with a special World Language Story Time presenter teaching us words and sharing a book in Mandarin! Listen to some Lunar New Year stories and songs as you make your New Year Lantern. You'll have a chance to share your final product with the rest of the group (optional).

QR Code and link to register https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=lunar%20new%20year



Visit the Raffle! and Celebrations! Event Bulletin Board below

for opportunities to win prizes and share your Lunar New Year celebrations!



February 12 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group NameType of ActivityDescription
Link or Video
Skyline High SchoolGameKahoot Lunar New Year Trivia Game
Skyline High SchoolGameVirtual Scavenger Hunt
CISC Kaleidoscope Play and LearnInteractiveLunar New Year Celebration (Mandarin)
仁人雙語幼兒樂園-新年快樂 (普通話/英語)
CISC Kaleidoscope Play and LearnInteractiveLunar New Year Celebration (Cantonese)
仁人雙語學前幼兒樂園-慶祝中國農曆新年(粵語/英文)
CISC Kaleidoscope Play and LearnCraftPaper Lantern; (Vietnamese)
Seattle Dream Musical Theatre - Eddy ChuSoloI Fall In Love Too Easily
Seattle Dream Musical Theatre - Maggie YanSoloColors of the Wind
Sammamish Chinese School - 5th & 8th grade studentsChorusThe Brightest Star in Night Sky
Sammamish Chinese School - Olina Meng & Amy SunDuoGongxi Gongxi
Shaolin Kung Fu Chan AcademyKung FuShaolin Warrior
Shaolin Kung Fu Chan AcademyKung FuKids Martial Arts
Sammamish Chinese School - Nuoyi, Ryan, Alexander, GeorgeKids ChorusHappy New Year
Wahaha Youth Club - Rena Wang, Grace Zhao, Daisy Hu, Sophie Wang
Group Dance
Half Pot of Voile
Old Korean Legation MuseumHistoryFirst-time appearance of Korea, the Joseon Dynasty at the World Cultural Exhibition Event in the US in 1893.
Old Korean Legation MuseumTourThe Old Korean Legation virtual tour features the VR program that online users can explore the museum from their home
Wahaha Youth ClubGroup DanceGirls Pick Up Mushrooms

Wahaha Youth ClubGroup DanceSending to the Moon
Why Learn Languages OrganizationCraftLunar New Year Card


February 13 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group NameType of ActivityDescription
Link or Video
Chinese Dance AcademyDanceOpera Dance Beijing
Chinese Dance AcademyDanceJasmine Blossom
Seattle Dream Musial Theatre - Esther FangSoloIn My Dreams
Sammamish Chinese School - Wenrui Art StudioCraftChinese Dragon Craft
Seattle Dream Musical Theatre - Angela, Jessica, & YoulanChorusMatchmaker
Sandeul - Like a Dandelion SporeSoloA female vocalist, Mi Kyung Park's 1st released album song was performed by a vocal artist, Sandeul.
Oolleemm - Soo A Kim and Myung Ja KimDuet Gayageum SanjoA rare duet Gayageum performance was demonstrated by two local Seattle residents. It portrayed the cycle of life which consists of the lives of the infant, middle and old age that is perpetuated by agonizing pain, sadness, joy, and happiness.
How to Make Korean RamenFoodOne of South Korea's well regarded conventional foods is Ramen. This link demonstrates how to cook instant noodles with one of the popular Korean ramens and if you want, you can create your own recipe.
Sammamish Chinese SchoolChinese Traditional Dishes
Show
Four delicious Chinese dishes are on show: dumplings, fish, steamed pork with grinding rice and Nian Gao
Wahaha Youth Club Family - Jiachun Wang, Dora Wang, Jeff Wang, Steve WangInstrumental QuartetHappy New Year
South Korea’s Lunar New Year CelebrationCelebrationSeollal is referred to as New Year in Korean. Since the 19th century, Korea has adapted to a new year, the Seollal celebration on January 1st.
Jade Ye & Elaine QianSolo + ViolinGong Xi Gong Xi
Seattle Ensemble of Song and Dance (SESD)Group DanceTashi Delek (Good Luck)
Skyline Chinese ClassesMartial ArtsSolo Training & Pair Fight


February 14 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group Name
Type of Activity
Description
Link or Video
Skyline Chinese Classes
CraftOx Craft

This is Korea - Bibimbap
Food
One of the prominent Korean cuisines that have been well-recognized throughout the generations is Bibimbap.

Korean Consulate General in Honolulu
HistoryFollowing the footsteps of the Korean pilgrimage generations overseas in Hawaii to the current and future generation


Wahaha Youth Club
Group DanceFragrance of Miangui Flowers

Seattle Dream Musical Theatre
ChorusA Dream is a Wish Your Hearts Makers


February 15 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group Name
Type of Activity
Description
Link or Video
Nanta
Performance
Nanta is the contemporary performance of the Korean traditional Samulnori. The original performance director, Seong Hwan Song, who was instrumental in this international performance orchestrated the South Korea Winter Pyeongchang Olympic opening and closing ceremonies in 2018.

Behind the scene story of the Nanta
History
Behind the scene and origin story of the Nanta performance.

Skyline Chinese Classes
Guitar
Gong Xi Gong Xi


February 16 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group Name
Type of Activity
Description
Link or Video
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
The historical Music - Arirang
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performed the Arirang and brought such a sensational response in both Pyongyang and Seoul in 2008 where two regions have been divided and still remained in an armistice treaty since 1953.

Virtual educational tour to the Old Korean Legation in DC.
Tour
The chronicles of 800 days: The restoration journey of the Old Korean Legation in Washington DC.

Soprano Sumi Cho
Nostalgic Geumgangsan
Soprano Sumi Cho performed an encore song, Nostalgic Geumgangsan is one of the beloved South Korean Classical music.

Skyline Chinese Classes
Magic Show
The Magic Fish






Sammamish Lunar New Year Celebration
February 12 - 16, 2021

Join us Virtually in celebrating the Year of the Ox, featuring the diversely talented international community of Sammamish and activities centered around Asian culture and ceremonial traditions. This 5-day event offers daily videos, workshops and live readings on performance, history, crafts and much more. Throughout the 5-day virtual event, videos and workshops will be uploaded daily. There will be chances to win prizes and giveaways each day you when you visit the site. The event is brought to you by: City of Sammamish, Skyline High School Chinese Classes, Sammamish Library, Sammamish YMCA, Sammamish Chinese School and WaHaHa Youth Club.

Friday, February 12, 2021
Saturday, February 13, 2021

10:00AM – 11:00AM

Family program, all ages welcome.


Presented in English and Mandarin.

Celebrate the Year of the Ox with a special World Language Story Time presenter teaching us words and sharing a book in Mandarin! Listen to some Lunar New Year stories and songs as you make your New Year Lantern. You'll have a chance to share your final product with the rest of the group (optional).

QR Code and link to register https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=lunar%20new%20year



Visit the Raffle! and Celebrations! Event Bulletin Board below

for opportunities to win prizes and share your Lunar New Year celebrations!



February 12 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group NameType of ActivityDescription
Link or Video
Skyline High SchoolGameKahoot Lunar New Year Trivia Game
Skyline High SchoolGameVirtual Scavenger Hunt
CISC Kaleidoscope Play and LearnInteractiveLunar New Year Celebration (Mandarin)
仁人雙語幼兒樂園-新年快樂 (普通話/英語)
CISC Kaleidoscope Play and LearnInteractiveLunar New Year Celebration (Cantonese)
仁人雙語學前幼兒樂園-慶祝中國農曆新年(粵語/英文)
CISC Kaleidoscope Play and LearnCraftPaper Lantern; (Vietnamese)
Seattle Dream Musical Theatre - Eddy ChuSoloI Fall In Love Too Easily
Seattle Dream Musical Theatre - Maggie YanSoloColors of the Wind
Sammamish Chinese School - 5th & 8th grade studentsChorusThe Brightest Star in Night Sky
Sammamish Chinese School - Olina Meng & Amy SunDuoGongxi Gongxi
Shaolin Kung Fu Chan AcademyKung FuShaolin Warrior
Shaolin Kung Fu Chan AcademyKung FuKids Martial Arts
Sammamish Chinese School - Nuoyi, Ryan, Alexander, GeorgeKids ChorusHappy New Year
Wahaha Youth Club - Rena Wang, Grace Zhao, Daisy Hu, Sophie Wang
Group Dance
Half Pot of Voile
Old Korean Legation MuseumHistoryFirst-time appearance of Korea, the Joseon Dynasty at the World Cultural Exhibition Event in the US in 1893.
Old Korean Legation MuseumTourThe Old Korean Legation virtual tour features the VR program that online users can explore the museum from their home
Wahaha Youth ClubGroup DanceGirls Pick Up Mushrooms

Wahaha Youth ClubGroup DanceSending to the Moon
Why Learn Languages OrganizationCraftLunar New Year Card


February 13 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group NameType of ActivityDescription
Link or Video
Chinese Dance AcademyDanceOpera Dance Beijing
Chinese Dance AcademyDanceJasmine Blossom
Seattle Dream Musial Theatre - Esther FangSoloIn My Dreams
Sammamish Chinese School - Wenrui Art StudioCraftChinese Dragon Craft
Seattle Dream Musical Theatre - Angela, Jessica, & YoulanChorusMatchmaker
Sandeul - Like a Dandelion SporeSoloA female vocalist, Mi Kyung Park's 1st released album song was performed by a vocal artist, Sandeul.
Oolleemm - Soo A Kim and Myung Ja KimDuet Gayageum SanjoA rare duet Gayageum performance was demonstrated by two local Seattle residents. It portrayed the cycle of life which consists of the lives of the infant, middle and old age that is perpetuated by agonizing pain, sadness, joy, and happiness.
How to Make Korean RamenFoodOne of South Korea's well regarded conventional foods is Ramen. This link demonstrates how to cook instant noodles with one of the popular Korean ramens and if you want, you can create your own recipe.
Sammamish Chinese SchoolChinese Traditional Dishes
Show
Four delicious Chinese dishes are on show: dumplings, fish, steamed pork with grinding rice and Nian Gao
Wahaha Youth Club Family - Jiachun Wang, Dora Wang, Jeff Wang, Steve WangInstrumental QuartetHappy New Year
South Korea’s Lunar New Year CelebrationCelebrationSeollal is referred to as New Year in Korean. Since the 19th century, Korea has adapted to a new year, the Seollal celebration on January 1st.
Jade Ye & Elaine QianSolo + ViolinGong Xi Gong Xi
Seattle Ensemble of Song and Dance (SESD)Group DanceTashi Delek (Good Luck)
Skyline Chinese ClassesMartial ArtsSolo Training & Pair Fight


February 14 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group Name
Type of Activity
Description
Link or Video
Skyline Chinese Classes
CraftOx Craft

This is Korea - Bibimbap
Food
One of the prominent Korean cuisines that have been well-recognized throughout the generations is Bibimbap.

Korean Consulate General in Honolulu
HistoryFollowing the footsteps of the Korean pilgrimage generations overseas in Hawaii to the current and future generation


Wahaha Youth Club
Group DanceFragrance of Miangui Flowers

Seattle Dream Musical Theatre
ChorusA Dream is a Wish Your Hearts Makers


February 15 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group Name
Type of Activity
Description
Link or Video
Nanta
Performance
Nanta is the contemporary performance of the Korean traditional Samulnori. The original performance director, Seong Hwan Song, who was instrumental in this international performance orchestrated the South Korea Winter Pyeongchang Olympic opening and closing ceremonies in 2018.

Behind the scene story of the Nanta
History
Behind the scene and origin story of the Nanta performance.

Skyline Chinese Classes
Guitar
Gong Xi Gong Xi


February 16 - Performances, Music and Activities
Individual/Group Name
Type of Activity
Description
Link or Video
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
The historical Music - Arirang
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performed the Arirang and brought such a sensational response in both Pyongyang and Seoul in 2008 where two regions have been divided and still remained in an armistice treaty since 1953.

Virtual educational tour to the Old Korean Legation in DC.
Tour
The chronicles of 800 days: The restoration journey of the Old Korean Legation in Washington DC.

Soprano Sumi Cho
Nostalgic Geumgangsan
Soprano Sumi Cho performed an encore song, Nostalgic Geumgangsan is one of the beloved South Korean Classical music.

Skyline Chinese Classes
Magic Show
The Magic Fish






Let us know you're here for a chance to win!

Sign our raffle guestbook each day you visit the Lunar New Year event page and you will be entered into daily drawings for gift cards supporting local businesses!  Individual email is eligible each day to enter raffle. 

Winners will be contacted via email and announced the following day.  

Prizes will be mailed no later than 5 business days after submitting personal mailing information requested directly from the City.  

One entry per day, please.  Duplicates will be discarded before daily drawing.

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Happy New Year!

Chrish 8 months ago
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Thank you for hosting this celebration!

Olive 8 months ago
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Great celebration with awesome activities.

Sonu 8 months ago
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Happy Chinese New Year!

Monica 8 months ago
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Happy Lunar New Year!

Olive 8 months ago
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Thank you for all the lovely programs!

Lulu 8 months ago
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Wonderful way to celebrate!

B Moss 8 months ago
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Loved seeing the performances ! Thank you!

smitadas 8 months ago
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I love seeing the youth learning their culture.

letajen 8 months ago
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Such a fun event! My kids are having so much fun while watching and learning about Chinese Culture

Sonu 8 months ago
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Gong Xi Gong Xi!

Monica 8 months ago
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Happy Lunar New Year!🥳

Ckortiz 8 months ago
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dragons are my favorite...like huge puppets

letajen 8 months ago
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Happy Snowy Lunar New Year!

aligato 8 months ago
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Happy Lunar New Year to whole sammamish community and happy snowy day! Hope everyone is enjoying.

Sonu 8 months ago
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Happy Lunar New Year! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Monica 8 months ago
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Can’t wait to try to make dumplings! Thanks for the recipes!

Carlenecamera 8 months ago
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Happy New Year!

sammipita99 8 months ago
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Awesome! Thank you for hosting this!

Jess 8 months ago
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Happy Lunar New Year!

smitadas 8 months ago
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