Everyone is invited to celebrate the Year of the Water Rabbit! Join in the festivities at the Lunar New Year Celebration brought to you by Livermore Valley Arts and Las Positas College in partnership with Xiaopei Chinese Dance, KungFu Dragon USA, Shanmukha Theaters, and Zitheras Academy.

Celebrate The Year of The Water Rabbit

The Lunar New Year Celebration will be held at the Bankhead Theater Lawn, 2400 First Street, Livermore, on January 21, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. A schedule of events is available at: The Lunar New Year Celebration is a free family-friendly community event featuring performances, demonstrations, delicious food, arts and crafts, and much more to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year.​

Cultural Arts and Activities

The event will feature many cultural activities and demonstrations such as Tai Chi lessons and a demonstration by Richard Cheng, traditional Chinese dance and instruments by Xiaopei Chinese Dance, US Chinese Dance Association, and Zitheras Academy. Martial arts demonstrations will be conducted by KungFu Dragon USA who will also bring Lions to bestow blessings in the new year. There will also be performances of classical Indian dance medleys by Shanmukha Theaters, a DJ mix of Asian, Indian, and Southeast Asian music by John Francisco of Expressions Entertainment, and an Asian Creatives Open Mic mini event to close out the celebration. Wei-ting will demo her beautiful calligraphy and have paintings for sale. Asian sweet treats and beverages will be for sale by Sweet Sips, Eats Cha Cha Cha, and Ube Galore. Verso Braiding, Livermore Valley Arts, and Granada High School Asian American Club will have arts and crafts activities for the family. The Livermore Heritage Guild and GHS Asian American Club will showcase historical displays, and an altar will be featured for the community to give and receive good tidings in the upcoming year.

Additional Information

Additional information relating to the event and event participation is available. For details, please refer to the Livermore Valley Arts representative below.

Contact Information

Andrew Kracht
Livermore Valley Arts
2400 First Street, Livermore, California  94550
(925) 373-6100 phone     (925) 373-6097 fax e-mail WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4305 Hacienda Drive, Suite 330, Pleasanton, California  94588-2738
(925) 734-6500 phone     (925) 734-6501 fax e-mail WWW

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