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Sammamish Chinese New Year Cultural Celebration

Date and Time
Saturday, February 10, 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Central Washington University - Sammamish

Join us in celebrating the Year of the Dog, featuring the diversely talented international community of Sammamish and activities centered around Chinese culture and ceremonial traditions.  Event highlights include a vibrant lion dance, a martial arts demonstration, music, dance, visual arts and a variety of interactive booths for kids.  This event is free, open to audiences of all ages and will offer Chinese translation.  Wishing New Year happiness to all!      新年快乐 / 新年快樂

This event is brought to you by:

City of Sammamish
Central Washington University-Sammamish
Skyline High School Chinese Club
Seattle Chinese New Immigrants Center
Sammamish Chinese School and WaHaHa Youth Club 
Sammamish YMCA

Kids Activity Booths (located on First and Second Floor):

Beijing Opera  Beijing opera mask coloring; Face painting; Beijing Opera costume
Chinese Calligraphy Write Chinese character "福Fu" (good luck)
Chinese Brush Painting Draw a flower, a panda or a dog
Chinese Tea Ceremony Watch the traditional way of Chinese tea and taste tea
Chinese Spring Symbol Paper Cut 4 D "春Chun" (spring)
Chinese Lantern Make a paper lantern
Chinese Shuttlecock Kick shuttlecock
Chinese Yoyo Play Chinese yoyo
Zodiac Animal Walk Game Learn about the Chinese Zodiac Animals
Chopsticks Competition Use chopsticks
Classic Chinese Puzzles Qiqiaoban
Discovering Terra-Cotta Soldier Experience the fun of digging and the thrill of discovery
Dragon Craft Make a paper dragon
Panda Games Panda disc drop game; panda bean bag game
Photo Booth Take a photo in Chinese costume
Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments Learn about the traditional Chinese musical instruments

Live Stage Performances (located in Gym):

Opening Act: International Lion Dance Team

Food Trucks (located in parking lot):

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  • Parking: 12p - 4p  Direct drivers to designated parking lots and shuttle pick-up locations.

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