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Lunar New Year Celebration 2013 Year of the Snake

What Social Event
When February 09, 2013
from 11:00 am to 04:00 pm
Where Hing Hay Park
Contact Email events@cidbia.org
Contact Phone 206.382.1197
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The Chinatown-International District welcomes you to the 2013 Lunar New Year Celebration! The Lunar New Year Celebration is the most important festivity in the Chinese Lunar Calendar and brings thousands of families to participate in authentic cultural activities featuring coloring contest, face painting & balloons, calligraphy drawing, origami, temporary tattoos, and games and activities throughout the District. There is nonstop entertainment throughout the day including Lion and Dragon dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts and our fourth annual Children’s Parade Contest where kiddies can strut their best New Year’s cultural outfit on stage! Bring your family and friends to this exciting and unique cultural experience you can only find in the Chinatown-International District!

Please download the Lunar New Year Festival Program Guide HERE.
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Saturday, February 9th, 2013, from 11 AM - 4 PM


Hing Hay Park, Maynard Ave S & S King St, Seattle, WA 98104


Free admission.

Entertainment Schedule

11:00AM - Lion & Dragon Dances by Mak Fai Washington Kung Fu Club
11:45AM - Contemporary Dance Perfor by Splinter Dance Group
12:00PM - Filipino Drill Team Performance
by Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team
12:40PM - Korean Traditional Performing Arts by Kkocdooseh
1:30PM - Children's Costume Parade Contest
1:50PM - Break Dancing by Massive Monkees
2:05PM - Lion Dance / Chinese & Vietnamese Martial Arts
             by Tony Au International Lion Dance & Martial Arts Team

2:40PM - Daiko Drumming by Kaze Daiko
3:10PM - Shi Shi Mai Performance by Japanese Buddhist Temple
3:30PM - Lion & Dragon Dance / Chinese Martial Arts

             by Master David Leong’s Shaolin Kung Fu Academy  

3rd Annual Lunar New Year FOOD WALK w/ $2 Tasting Menu!

Celebrate the Year of the Snake by treating your taste buds to a trip around the world at the 3nd Annual Lunar New Year Food Walk on Saturday, February 9th!  Restaurants across the Chinatown-ID will be offering a variety of $2 tastes from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and beyond!  Sample (and collect stamps) from FOUR (4) or more restaurants and you will be eligible to enter a drawing for a NOKIA LUMIA 822 Windows 8 Smart Phone provided by Verizon!  Simply return the stamp card to the information booth during the Lunar New Year Celebration!

Please download the Food Walk Stamp Card HERE.

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The Uwajimaya Chinatown-ID Lunar New Year Scavenger Hunt Presented by Verizon

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The Lunar New Year Festival is coming — but the Snake is missing! Starting on January 18 through February 9, you can take part in finding the Snake by participating in the Uwajimaya Lunar New Year Scavenger Hunt presented by Verizon!

Explore the Chinatown-International District for your chance to win a number of exciting prizes including a trip for two to Hawaii, a Nokia Lumia 822 smart phone and much more!

Find out how the Scavenger Hunt works HERE.


Bring your children and friends to enter into our third annual Children’s Parade Contest presented by Northwest Asian Weekly where they can show off their best cultural New Year’s outfit on stage! Parents are welcome to accompany their children on stage. Judges will announce winners and prizes! You can preregister by downloading the application HERE or sign up on the day of the competition. See application for details. Good Luck!

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