The Charles B. Wang Center celebrates Asian cultural festivals with great flourish and fanfare. The Charles B. Wang Center takes pride in working with community leaders on campus to provide excellent resources for mounting cultural festivals featuring diverse Asian ethnicities.
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Charles B. Wang Center Theatre Lobby
Admission: $5 (Generals including SBU Students/Seniors). Free for Children under 12
(Note: Due to limited seating, this ticket will cover ONLY FAMILY ACTIVITIES.)
Join us in celebration of the Year of the Rooster at the Wang Center’s signature Lunar New Year Festival. The highlights of the festivities are traditional Lunar New Year craft activities from China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, including calligraphy demonstrations, paper cutting, origami folding, spinning top, kite making and much more. If you want to enjoy the Chinese New Year performance (3-5PM) and dinner (5-6PM), please purchase a ticket here.
Co-presented with the Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University.
Chinese New Year
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Theatre
Diwali: Lights Up!
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
5:30–6:30 PM CHAPEL for worship ritual
6:30–7:00 PM THEATRE LOBBY for light procession
Charles B. Wang Center Chapel
Diwali is a festival of lights, and India's most important holiday. It marks the victory of good over evil in Hindu mythology. This joyous festival is celebrated by South Asians all over the world. People celebrate good fortune by lighting millions of lamps and exchanging sweets. Please join us for a puja (traditional worship ritual), walk in a procession of lights, and enjoy Indian sweets.
Presented with the Mattoo Center for India Studies at Stony Brook University.
Please visit here to view the past programs.