Did you know? Chinese New Year is a festive family holiday which celebrates the beginning of the New Year. The date is determined by the Chinese Lunar Calendar and usually falls in late January or February and the series of celebratory events can last up to two weeks. The primary focus at this time is to ensure good luck, pay respects to ancestors, gods and spirits, and to wish good fortune for friends and family in the coming year.
Who: Are you intelligent and crafty? Well, this is your year. Go to the Walters Art Museum for a free lively event. Open to the general public.
When: Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Walters Art Museum ~ 600 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201
What: You should know? Chinese New Year 2013 is the year of the Snake. Those born under the sign of the Snake are wise, intelligent, and intuitive-celebrate with them. Start the year wisely and ensure good fortune by creating your own snake art, calligraphy, and red money envelope. Check a tentative schedule as listed below for performances and tours include times:
- 12 p.m. event includes tour: year of the snake attributes (good fortune, wisdom, charm) as seen in works of art
- 12:30 p.m.event includes Baltimore Chinese School performance
- 1 p.m. event includes Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe
- 1:30 p.m.event includes Baltimore Chinese School performance
- 2 p.m. event includes Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe
- 2:30 p.m. event includes tour: year of the snake attributes (long life, security, intellect, intuition) as seen in works of art
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