Lunar New Year 2024

Black Chinese dragons on a red background

Lunar New Year 2024

Saturday 10 February 2024 welcomes the Year of the Dragon and we’re celebrating the beginning of the Lunar New Year on campus.

Celebrations on campus

On Monday 12 February, at 11.00am and 1.00pm, come along to Centenary Square to watch a traditional lion dance.

See the festivities on Instagram at @UniOfLeicester

Celebrations in Leicester City 

Cosmopolitan Arts works closely with Leicester’s Chinese community and has organised a series of Lunar New Year celebrations. This includes traditional Chinese processions with martial artists and fireworks.

Learn more about the celebrations in Leicester City

Last year's traditional lion dance on campus, celebrating the Lunar New Year 2023.

Happy New Year 2024

Professor Henrietta O'Connor, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, sends her best wishes to everyone in the University of Leicester, China and around the world celebrating the Year of the Dragon.

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