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Chinese New Year Celebrations

With the arrival of the Year of the Dragon on Saturday 10 February, Queen's Chinese New Year (CNY) programme organisers would like to send their best wishes to all those who celebrate.

Chinese New Year 2024 programme banner
February 5, 2024 - February 24, 2024
Various locations
13:00 - 15:00

The organisers warmly welcome colleagues to join in a variety of cultural events at Queen's, including:

  • the launch of the CNY celebrations on Thursday 8 February
  • student-led events
  • culture talks and workshops
  • art exhibitions

Launch of the CNY celebrations (Thursday 8 February)

  • Welcome reception
  • Dragon dance and parade
  • Cultural performances and interactive displays

Student-led events

  • Spring Festival Gala (Saturday 3 February)
  • Chinese Culture Taster Session (Thursday 7 February)
  • Film Festival Information Session (Monday 12 February)
  • Fun Time with Table Tennis at Queen’s (Saturday 24 February)

Culture talks and workshops (from Monday 5 February)

  • Drawing the Dragon Competition and Drop-in Session (Friday 2 February)
  • A diverse selection of topics including insights into Chinese cultures at Queen’s and elsewhere
  • Presented by Queen’s scholars and students

Art Exhibitions

  • ArtEast exhibition
  • Year of the Dragon Drawing Competition and exhibition
  • Chinese Artefacts at Queen’s exhibition

This CNY Celebration Programme is a joint effort by Queen’s staff teams and student societies, organised by The Language Centre, QUB iRISE Staff Network, Student Experience Team, The Graduate School, as well as the Chinese Students Society, supported by the Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Unit, and partially sponsored by QUB Annual Fund 2024.

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