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HomeLatest news for AdultsCelebrate Lunar New Year, the year of the Dragon at the Libraries!

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HomeLatest news for AdultsCelebrate Lunar New Year, the year of the Dragon at the Libraries!

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HomeLatest news for AdultsCelebrate Lunar New Year, the year of the Dragon at the Libraries!

Celebrate at Coobellup Library!

Saturday 10 February, 9.30-11.30am

Come and discover the Spirit of Okinawa with a remarkable Sanshin performance at our exciting Lunar New Year celebration.

Enjoy a delightful Chinese traditional dance performance.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture with an array of craft activities for children:

  • Create dragon masks,
  • Dragon puppets
  • Lucky red envelopes.
  • Chinese Zodiac Wheel
  • Chopsticks game

Join us at the Coolbellup Library on Saturday, 10th February

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable celebration!

All ages welcome.

 

Celebrate at Success Library!

Saturday 17 February from 9.30am-12pm

Come and celebrate Lunar New Year at Success Library with traditional Chinese dance and a Guzheng music performance.

Try on traditional costumes and get photos in our photo booth.

To add more excitement, be captivated by a mesmerizing Lion Dance performance!

There will be an array of craft activities for kids from 9.30-11.30am

  • Making lucky red envelopes,
  • Paper lanterns
  • Create a good fortune ornament.
  • Chinese Zodiac Wheel
  • Chopsticks game

We look forward to seeing you at Success Library on Saturday 17 February – all ages welcome.

We will be celebrating our ties with our sister city, Yueyang, with a presentation in the Success Library Conference Room between 12.30-1.30pm.

See here for more information

 

Celebrate at Spearwood Library!

Saturday 24 February from 9.30-11.30am

Join us to experience a captivating cultural celebration at Spearwood Library.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting Lunar New Year festivities featuring a children’s choir, a Guzheng music and a fascinating tea ceremony demonstration.

Feel the spirit of Okinawa with a remarkable Sanshin performance.

Engage your children in delightful craft activities:

  • Create a scratch board lantern
  • Tic toc drums
  • Make lucky red envelopes.

Explore the captivating ‘Memories of market gardens’ exhibition produced by the Azelia Ley Museum.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 24th, and join us for an unforgettable experience at Spearwood Library!

All ages welcome.

Lunar New Year Explained

Ages 5+

Tuesday 30 January

10-11.30am

Success Library – Community Room

Learn about the history of the Chinese Zodiac, Lunar New Year, and the animals of the zodiac.

To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, February 10 2024 to January 28 2025 join us for more information about how and why we celebrated Lunar New Year. Bookings essential.

Bubble Tea Workshop for Teens

Ages 10-18

Wednesday 14 February

5-6:30pm

Success Library – Community Room

Come and join Japanese artist Nami Osaki from Nami’s Art Room for her Blue butterfly pea bubble tea workshop!
In this workshop Nami will teach you how to make fresh boba (tapioca balls) from scratch with natural fruit. Plus, Japanese Mochi butterfly making to put it into your Bubble Tea! We also make blue lemonade (as “tea”) from blue butterfly pea flowers. So, everything is healthy and natural but still super delicious!

All participants need to bring their own straw and drinking glass or cup to put bubble tea in. Bookings essential.