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Lunar New Year Lantern Festival: late night special opening

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 , 18:00 to 20:00
Oriental Museum

Join us for a late night opening at the Oriental Museum to mark Lunar New Year.

For one night only see the Museum bedecked by lanterns. Try fantastic crafts, see a traditional Korean drumming performance, sample delicious New Year snacks and take part in a lively retelling of the story of the Chinese Zodiac, the Great Race!

Lunar New Year is celebrated across Asia, including China, Vietnam, Korea and Laos. During the two-week festival, people travel to see their family and friends, give gifts, and eat a new year meal.

Enjoy fun Year of the Tiger activities, a gallery trail, dragon dancing and calligraphy.

Tickets are free, but places are limited so booking is essential. Book your ticket here.

Contact: oriental.museum@durham.ac.uk
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