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Library@Chinatown
01 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
11:00am - 9:00pm
Free Admission

Lunar New Year celebrations have often been associated with end-of-harvest celebrations  during which the Chinese community would offer thanks to the deities for a bountiful harvest and pray for good fortune. Many of these practices became formalised during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD), with Lunar New Year celebrations gaining popularity during the Tang Dynasty (618 AD - 907 AD). 

Visit the Memorial Hall’s festive travelling exhibition to gain a deeper understanding of the origins, legends, and customs of one of the most celebrated festivals in the Chinese calendar. Free craft activities will be available at Library@Chinatown on 2 February as part of Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2019 celebrations.

The exhibition is available at Library@Chinatown from 1 to 28 February 2019.

Posted by : Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

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