Lunar New Year 2021

Celebrating the start of the lunar new year.

2021 welcomes the Year of the Ox. Whilst festivities will feel different this year, we can still come together from the comfort of our own homes through the online events below. 

Paint a Chinese Dragon workshop

Friday 11 February
1.00pm-2.00pm (online)

Join Paul Maslowski as he takes you through the process of painting a traditional Song Dynasty dragon from scratch. Sign up by Wednesday 10 February to have all the materials sent to you so you can follow along whether you're in Halls of Residence or elsewhere in the UK.

Exploring Lunar New Year 

Friday 12 February
3.00pm-4.00pm (online)

Explore the days of the Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival. This short presentation will take you though the historic tradition of the celebrations while looking at Chinese food and painting.

Lunar New Year Games Night 

Friday 12 February
5.00pm-7.00pm (online)

Join the Erasmus and Exchange Society for an exciting evening of games and celebration for the Lunar New Year.

Lunar New Year Message 2021

Professor Nishan Canagarajah President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Leicester sends his best wishes to everyone in the University of Leicester, China and around the world celebrating Lunar New Year.