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Sell-out Crowd for Annual Huntington Library Lunar New Year Celebration

By Jana Monji, AsAmNews Arts & Culture Writer

This weekend, February 4-5, the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens in San Marino held their annual Lunar New Year celebration with Chinese music, performed by the Han Music Ensemble in the Chinese Garden (The Garden of Flowing Fragrance), art and craft demonstrations and lion dancers from the Northern Shaolim Kung Fu on the East Lawn near the Huntington Art Gallery.

The Garden of Flowing Fragrance, or Liu Fang Yuan, also featured a 80,000 piece LEGO model built by Cindy Zhan (@CindyBricks).

“The Chinese New Year Festival is one of our largest events. The event features lion dancers, a mask-changing artist, martial arts demonstrations, music, art and craft demonstrations, and more. Through all of this, we hope that visitors will gain a little appreciation for the incredible richness of Chinese culture and may be inspired to learn more about it on their own.,” noted Sian Leong Adams, advancement strategic initiatives director.

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