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These two programs are dedicated to celebrating Chinese American filmmakers who were born in China. They will kick off the Los Angeles Shorts International Film Festival 2017.
In honor of International Children’s Day and in conjunction with BookExpo America & BookCon, China Institute presents a family festival celebrating some of the most beloved Chinese children’s stories.
The 134th Commencement at the University of Southern California begins at 8:30 a.m. at Alumni Memorial Park. Individual school ceremonies follow the main ceremony.
Qingming is the traditional Chinese festival of spring that honors family and loved ones that have passed. Take part in this custom by writing a fond memory or wish for your ancestors and tying it to the branch of the special tree at Lan Su as an expression of remembrance.
Named one of the top ten Parades in the world by IFEA, the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the few remaining night illuminated Parades in the country.
Scope out more than 250 food and craft booths while lion dances, kung fu demonstrations and other performances play out across two stages. This annual street fest takes place on Valley Boulevard in Alhambra between Almansor and Vega streets. The festival follows a three-week art exhibition at Alhambra City Hall.
Traditional lantern viewings close out Chinese New Year festivities, when the garden glows with hanging red lanterns illuminating sweeping roof lines and the lake reflects the light of large illuminated lantern sculptures including a 20 ft dragon! A dragon procession and performances by local community partners are all a part of these special evenings.