元宵花灯 Making Lanterns

When

Sat, Feb 23, 2019
2:00 to 3:30

First come, first served.

 庆祝元宵节,猪年行大运!欢迎大家一同来动手做花灯,我们会凖备各色彩纸和材料供您选择,制作出美好的花灯带回家作装饰。现场并有糖果招待。

 元宵节为每年农历正月十五,中国春节欢庆活动在这一天完成。 当晚皓月高悬,民间点起彩灯万盏,以示庆贺。人们出门赏月、燃灯放焰、喜猜灯谜、共吃元宵,合家团聚、同庆佳节。2019是己亥猪年,元宵节为2月19日。

To celebrate the *Chinese Lantern Festival of the Lunar New Year of the Pig, we will create lanterns to use for decorations, wall displays, and ornaments. There will be various materials to choose from for making the perfect lanterns for you. We will also have candies for treats. All are welcome

The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day (also the first full moon) of the first lunar month. It marks the end of the New Year celebrations. The many activities include moon gazing, lanterns lighting, riddles solving, etc. Folks snack on stuffed sweet sticky rice balls, which symbolize the joy of family unity. 2019 welcomes the Year of the Pig, and the Lantern Festival falls on February 19th, according to the Chinese Lunar calendar.