Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Horse

Main Library

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  • Chinese New Year

Xin Nian Kuai Le! (Happy New Year!)

According to the Shēngxiào, or the Chinese zodiac, the Year of the Horse begins on January 31, 2014. The sign of the Horse symbolizes character traits of strength, energy and open-mindedness. Ring in the Chinese New Year with this cultural celebration, featuring banners and paper lanterns hung in the Urban Room, a traditional Chinese lion dance, music, children’s activities, and other cultural events.

The lion dance will start at 1:45pm in the Urban Room, with additional cultural performances continuing at 2pm in the Auditorium.

This year's Chinese New Year celebration will also include an exhibit of Chinese Calligraphy, which will be on display in the Lower Urban Room from Jan 27–Feb 1.

Event is cosponsored by the Chinese Association for Science and Technology in Utah.

Location: Main Library, Urban Room and Auditorium

Contact Information: 801-524-8200