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Sammamish Lunar New Year Celebration

Date and Time
Saturday, February 2, 2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Central Washington University - Sammamish
120 228th Ave NE,
Sammamish, WA 98075

Join us in celebrating the Year of the Pig, featuring the diversely talented international community of Sammamish and activities centered around Asian culture and ceremonial traditions. Event highlights include a vibrant performance by the International Lion Dance Team, 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! Wishing New Year happiness to all!

新年快乐 / 新年快樂

근하신년 2019

새해 복 많이 받으세요

This event is brought to you by: 
City of Sammamish
CWU - Sammamish
Skyline High School Chinese Classes 
Seattle Chinese New Immigrants Center
Sammamish Chinese School and WaHaHa Youth Club 
YMCA/Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center

Introduction 1:00 PM  Emcees  
Mayor Christie Malchow 1:05 PM Speech  
International Lion Dance 1:09 PM Lion Dance  
Why Learn Chinese Competition Award Ceremony
We will have a short award ceremony for the 2019 Why Learn Chinese competition.
1:19 PM    
Long Yu Chinese Traditional Culture & Face Changing Art Academy
Long Yu is recognized as the only national "female inheritor" of the art of face changing in Sichuan opera.
1:34 PM Face Changing  
Little Masters Choir  1:41 PM Chorus Singing and Smiling; You Raise Me Up
WaHaHa Youth Club
Dance name: There is a Beautiful Place
1:47 PM Dance Chinese Folk Dance
Sammamish Chinese School
The sea-grass dance is another popular hip-hop dance after the little apple.
1:53 PM   Dance Hip-Hop
MC - Raffle Drawing 1:58 PM    
Echo Pipa Studio
The most well-known Pipa traditional piece.
2:04 PM Instrumental Ambush from all Sides
Seattle Flying Fairies Dance Group
The children's' Latin dance uses a lively, enthusiastic and funny language to bring joy and unrestrained visual enjoyment to the audience
2:11 PM Latin Dance Cha-Cha
True Light Christian Church The Delivery Carriage; Glory of Lord 2:21 PM Chorus The Delivery Carriage; Glory of Lord
Sammamish Chinese School 2:27 PM Chorus You'll Never Walk Alone
Seattle Flying Fairies Dance Group
The children's Dai dances show the children's unique agility, liveliness and child-likeness.
2:34 PM Dance Dai Folk Dance
Shaolin Kung Fu Chan Academy
Shaolin Kung Fu has been at the heart of Chinese martial arts for centuries.
 2:41 PM Kung Fu  
Seattle Bellevue Korean School   2:52 PM K-Pop Korean songs and dance
MC - Raffle Drawing 3:00 PM    
Seattle Bellevue Korean School
Nanta is Korean non-verbal performance that features various percussion instruments 
3:05 PM Korean Drum Nanta
Seattle Chinese New Immigrant Center - Summer Flower Oriental Dance Group
Very interesting and elegant dancing which combines Chinese dance with belly dance together 
3:12 PM Dance  Chinese Fusion Belly Dance
World Tae Kwon Do Center
Tae Kwon Do is the art of self defense that originated in Korea reaching back 2,000 years ago 
3:22 PM Tae Kwon Do  
Chipmunk Learning Center
Mix of Bollywood and semi-classical 
3:30 PM Bollywood  
Seattle Chinese New Immigrant Center - Yining Peng  3:42 PM Bel Canto Solo  
Seattle Chinese New Immigrant Center - Xi Nan Wang 3:50 PM Drama  
MC - Raffle Drawing  4:00 PM    
Skyline Dragon Dance Team  4:05 PM Dragon Dance  

Spring Symbol Paper Cut Wahaha Youth Group 
Chinese Traditional Mask Painting Wahaha Youth Group
Tea Ceremony Wahaha Youth Group
Chinese Calligraphy Wahaha Youth Group
Brush Painting Wahaha Youth Group
Beijing Opera (including face painting) Skyline High School
Lion Craft and photo with Lion Costume Skyline High School
Discovering Terra-Cotta Soldier (prizes will be offered) Skyline High School
Photo Booth (including photo with dragon) Skyline High School
Paper folding (pig) Skyline High School
Calligraphy United Bellevue Korean School
Jae-ki-cha-gi (traditional folk kid game) United Bellevue Korean School
Korean Drum United Bellevue Korean School
Trying on Traditional Korean Attire, Hanbok  
Korean language/words & Dr. Ha  
Animal Puppets and Asian Culture Books Sammamish Library
World Tae Kwon Do (Mini Class)  
Chinese Traditional Instruments (Guzheng and Pipa) Skyline High School
KPop (Korean)  

CWU, Sammamish

Parking and shuttle buses available at Eastlake High School.

Eastlake High School Bus/Shuttle Route

CWU Bus/Shuttle Route

Mo Pockets
Panda Dim Sum
Yummy 8 Asian Kitchen

Lantern Sponsor
Redmond Ridge Pediatric Dentistry

Red Knot Sponsors
Confucius Institute of Washington
Nurture Kids Dentistry
Eastside Catholic School

Meeting References
Staff Contact