Lunar New Year 2021

2/6 - 2/13


Lunar New Year 2021


The Port Authority of NY & NJ, Westfield, Asian Cultural Center, China Institute and The Durst Organization invite you to celebrate Lunar New Year with the World Trade Center. This year's events will be a mix of virtual and campus events. See below for the full schedule.

World Trade Center Events

Lunar New Year Lighting

The Oculus and One World Trade Center light red and gold to celebrate the Year of the Ox. 


Date and time: February 10 - 12 from 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Restoration Art Exhibit


Chinese artist Ding Guohong puts his own spin on a traditional ceramic technique, Jin Shan, that reveals the beauty and hope of restoration. Please note: Attendees are required to wear face masks and maintain social distancing while in the Oculus and visiting this exhibit. 

Date and time:
  February 11 - 13 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



Virtual Events

Register for all virtual events on Eventbrite

A Bite of China: A Culinary Creation

Explore the Lunar New Year tradition of dumpling making and the history behind it in this one-hour class.

Ages 8+

Date and time: February 6  from 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Date and time: February 9 from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Tour of China in Watercolors


Learn about watercolor calligraphy and create art inspired by nature, Chinese landmarks or characters in this one-hour class.

Ages 8+

Date and time: February 7 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Date and time: February 10 from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Paper Cutting – A Piece of China in Your Hands

Discover the customs behind paper cutting and craft decorations for Lunar New Year celebrations in this one-hour class. 

Ages 5+

Date and time: 
February 11 from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Date and time: 
February 12 from 4:00 pm - 5:00pm 




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