Chinese New Year Celebrations

Discover the 2021 Manchester Museum's celebration for the Chinese Lunar New Year and how we welcomed the Year of the Ox, a symbol of strength and determination.

Through an online programme we offered a range of activities from a dance class for seniors to a family friendly home make over inspired by New Year decorations; a webinar with the Manchester China Institute to explore the historical horticultural connections between China and Europe and a stunning dance performances from our talented colleagues from Xinhua Chinese Association. Why not checking also the mouth-watering cooking demonstrations; download the recipe sheet and instructions and follow the film.

Manchester Museum Lee Kai Hung Chinese Culture Gallery

Manchester Museum’s new Lee Kai Hung Chinese Culture Gallery, opening in August 2022, will be dedicated to building understanding and empathy between cultures.


Food for a
Festive Feast

Jasmine Dance
Xinhua Chinese Association Dance Group 


Where the time has gone


CNY Dialect Greetings

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Online CNY Festival Resources

Manchester Museum Podcast

The Multilingual Museum