Discovering the Chinese Spring Festival

29 Jan – 18 Mar 2012

A special exhibition from China.

The Spring Festival or Lunar New Year is the largest Chinese celebration in the calendar year.

The onset of spring marks the beginning of a new year according to the Chinese calendar. The Spring Festival is celebrated over 38 days with various celebrations and traditions that seek to bring prosperity, happiness and peace in the coming year.

The Museum was celebrating the 2012 Festival with a special exhibition from China. Visitors are able to discover the Festival’s rich history, traditions and contemporary practices through images and artefacts.

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