Tuesday, January 21

Photo: UCLA Residential Life, ACA host Lunar New Year Festival

(Tianyi Ruan/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Residential Life and the Association of Chinese Americans at UCLA hosted the Lunar New Year Festival at the Palisades Room in Carnesale Commons on Monday.

(Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)

The event consisted of food, games and performances by various cultural organizations such as Taiwanese American Union’s a cappella group, Chinese Cultural Dance Club, Hanoolim and ACA Lion Dance. Lunar new year festivals are an important celebration in China, held at the turn of the Chinese traditional lunisolar calendar.

The event also included activity booths prepared by ACA, Chinese Student Association, Hanoolim, Nikkei Student Union and Vietnamese Student Union, each showcasing their cultural practices for the lunar new year.

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