Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar, according to infoplease.com. This year Chinese (or Lunar) New Year begins on Feb. 19, 2015.
In Dallas, you can celebrate Lunar New Year 2015 this way:
– UT Dallas welcomes the Year of the Goat with a grand celebration featuring a dazzling variety of traditional Chinese performing arts. In Alexander Clark Center. 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Click here for details.
– 6th Annual Chinese New Year dinner: Year of Goat, Stanford Dallas Fort Worth Alumni Club, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in Plano. Click here for details.
– Crow Collection of Asian Art. Celebrate the Year of the Ram at the 16th annual free Chinese New Year Celebration. Highlights include traditional Chinese New Year art-making activities such as decorating red envelopes, and making sheep headbands and glowing paper lanterns, plus calligraphy demonstrations, face painting, fortune telling, photo booth and family yoga. Also, there will be a diverse assortment of food trucks including Bobaddiction, Bombay Chopstick, Simply Dosa, and Nammi. 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Click here for details.
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