2019 Lunar New Year Celebration—Year of the Pig

金猪报喜 诸事大吉——2019 农历新年庆祝会】

The Department of Asian Studies would like to invite you in joining the “2019 Lunar New Year Celebration— Year of the Pig.” The event will be held at the Nest Atrium Lower Level from 11am to 4:30pm on February 8th, 2019.

The Lunar New Year marks an important holiday and is celebrated by many Asian countries, significantly for China, Korea, Vietnam and Singapore.

According to the twelve Chinese zodiac signs, this year will be the year of the pig, which symbolizes wealth in Chinese culture. Their chubby faces and big ears are signs of fortune. We would like to take this opportunity to express our warm greetings and best wishes to all of you.

At the Lunar New Year celebration, there will be spectacular performances by our students, as well as activities to participate in and prizes to be won.


  • Lion Dances
  • Student Flash Mob
  • Korean Drumming
  • K-pop Dance
  • UBC CMC (Chinese Music Club)
  • UBC Cloud T. Dance Club

Hands-on cultural activities:

  • Chinese Calligraphy and Seal Engraving
  • Learning how to make ‘Chinese Dumplings’
  • Chinese Paper Cutting
  • Cantonese Mahjong
  • Ring Toss
  • And many more!


Come join us in this festive time of the year! We can’t wait to see you on February 8th!

We wish everyone a very successful and prosperous upcoming year of the pig.

预祝大家金猪报喜, 诸事大吉!