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Chinese New Year Celebration

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join the Chinese Historical Society of America before the Chinese New Year Parade for FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION all day to welcome the Year of the Rat! Enjoy our exhibitions Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion and Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in CBI, plus a full day of programs!
Schedule of Events
11:00am-11:30am: A Lion Dance Performance to start off our celebration at the entrance of the Chinese Historical Society!
11:30am-1:00pm: Dr. Raymond Chong, presenting his documentary film My Odyssey. The documentary chronicles Dr. Chong’s journey to discover his Zhang ancestral roots from Kaiping, China to Gold Mountain, America. Following the screening of “My Odyssey,” Dr. Chong will be available for a Q&A session about his genealogy research and experience.
1:45pm-4pm: Tranquil Resonance Studio, performing High Mountains Flowing Water. The program will include guzheng and guqin music, poetry, and a visual guide through landscape painting.
All Day Long! Fortune Cookie craft activity, Chinese New Year Discovery Tour, and Museum Tours. 

Raymond Douglas Chong is the Principal for Generations, his creative enterprise, in Sugar Land, Texas. He is a fifth generation American Born Chinese (ABC) from California. He is a writer of stories, composer of poems, and producer of films. Raymond was born in the heart of Chinatown in Los Angeles, California. His growing years were in the remote barrio of Elysian Valley, Frogtown, between Elysian Park and the Los Angeles River, near Downtown. He attended Dorris Place Elementary School, Irving Junior High School, and Marshall High School. His realm revolved around the bustling and pulsating streets of Chinatown, Little Tokyo, and Downtown.


February 8
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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CHSA Museum
965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States


CHSA Museum