Chinese Lantern Festival
Time & Location
About the Event
t’s that time of the year for the locals to light fireworks and toast their most important time of the year. Lanterns at Yu Garden are one of the city’s greatest traditions. Lisa Zhu will guide us through the area at the most magical time of the year where we will learn the meanings of lantern designs and settings as they change annually. Lisa will also explain to us the many traditions related to Chinese New Year (CNY). At the end, we will taste tang yuan — the symbolic food for lantern festival at the famous restaurant in the middle of Yu Garden.
Tuesday, February 9
5:45 PM Registration, 6 PM to 8 PM
RMB 350 (includes tour and tang yuan tasting)
McDonalds, Yu Garden Shop
78 Lishui Rd.(metro line 10 to Yuyuan Garden station, exit 2, turn right and then turn right again on Lishui Rd.)
78 Lishui Rd.
(metro line 10 from Yuyuan Garden station)
Please complete the online registration by February 5. The event costs must be paid in cash only. SEA coordinator is Kim Neurath, WeChat: KimNShanghai.
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