Chinese New Year Festival

When:
February 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2017-02-04T12:00:00-08:00
2017-02-04T20:00:00-08:00
Where:
Central Plaza
943 N Broadway Los Angeles
CA 90012
Cost:
Free
Contact:
213-680-0243

The festival is easily accessed via Metro Gold Line rail from the Chinatown Station.

STREET CLOSURE 11AM TO 4PM
* Hill Street from Bernard Street to Temple Street
* Ord, Alpine, College, & Bernard Streets from North Broadway to North Hill Street
* North Broadway from Bernard Street to Cesar Chavez Avenue
* Cesar Chavez Avenue from North Broadway to Main Street

The 5 Element “Villages”

WOOD (木) / CRAFTS
Family Workshop
– Rooster Candy Box
– Chinese Knot Bracelet
– Chinese Papercut with Artist Sun Shaocheng
– Fruit Carving by Thais INC

FIRE (火) / COOKING
Culinary Stage
Hosted by Felix Fang
– Beggars Chicken by Chef Royce Burke
– Drunken Chicken by Chef Royce Burke
– Dumpling by Chef Ivy Wei
– Egg Tart by Chef Isa Fabro
– Meat Pie by Chef Beth Kellerhalls
– Nian Gao by Chef Isa Fabro
– Steamed Sea Bass by Chef Royce Burke

EARTH (土) / CULTURE
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi (4pm-6:30pm)
Clay Portrait Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee (5pm-8pm)
Language Lesson by Maya Mei
**Roaming Magician by Minh Tran (4pm-6pm)**

METAL (金) / MARTIAL ARTS
Presented by Shaolin Temple Cultural Center
– interactive teaching sessions
– photo booth

WATER (水) / ARTS
Brush-Painting with Nori Shirasu
Calligraphy with Guojian Cui
Face-Painting by Tai-Ling Wong

LA GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS
India Jones
Jogasaki
Kogi
Lobsta Truck
Pico House
Tabom Truck
The Pudding Truck
Tokyo Doggie Style
Vchos Truck
Yalla Truck

PERFORMANCE STAGE
Emcee: Helen Hua & Lindsay Louie
12pm
  Traditional Southern Style Dragon and Lion Dance [East Wind Foundation For Youth]
1pm – 3pm   DARK
3:15pm   Martial Arts [Shaolin Yanxu Gongfa School]
4pm
  Traditional Southern Style Dragon and Lion Dance [East Wind Foundation For Youth]
4:30pm   Chinese Beijing Style Opera: Drunking Concubine (Chenglin Tan), Monkey King (Sean Liu), Ruse of the Empty City (Ben Liu) [with support by California Institute for Chinese Performing Arts]
5pm   Chinese Acrobatics: Face Changing & Teapot Juggling (Zhong Weiqi); Chinese Yoyo, Chinese Vase Balancing & Juggling, Foot Juggling w/Drums, Unicycle Bowl-Kicking (Xtreme Acrobats Cultural Art Productions)
6pm  
Martial Arts [Shaolin Yanxu Gongfa School]
6:30pm   Youth Performance of “Yue Style” Chinese Opera [Perfect Harmony Cultural Exchange Association]
7pm   Chinese Acrobatics: Face Changing & Teapot Juggling (Zhong Weiqi); Chinese Yoyo, Chinese Vase Balancing & Juggling, Foot Juggling w/Drums, Unicycle Bowl-Kicking (Xtreme Acrobats Cultural Art Productions)

CRAFT & VINTAGE MARKET
Auragami LA
CollectiveScents.com
De La Luna Designs
Hulma/1987
JDN73
LA MENO
MaeMae Jewelry
Max Tintype
Pascual Production
Pattrashome
Pop’d Up
Robots by Matt Spangler
Sol De Cobre
Succulent Pop Up Shop
Vintage pieces by NyLaurent

**Schedule subject to change without notice**

Presented by the Chinatown Business Improvement District, Global Culture International presents “Villages”, with support from KCRW, LA Weekly and Los Angeles Chinatown Corporation.