City of Rockville Lunar New Year Celebration at Wootton High School on Saturday, January 28th

by MCS Staff

The City of Rockville celebrates Lunar New Year by offering a free event, at Wootton High School on Saturday, January 28th from 10am-1pm, that celebrates Rockville’s Asian cultures with performances, to-go activities and snacks. Organized in partnership with Rockville’s Asian Pacific American Task Force, the Lunar New Year celebration is a source of pride for the city’s Asian community and an educational opportunity for neighbors to learn about Asian culture. Event program below:

Time Item Performance Type
10 – 11 a.m. Meet and Greet with Community Groups
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Opening Performance by US Chinese Wushu Institute
Welcome by Mei Wang, Emcee
Remarks By John Lin, Chair of Rockville’s Asian Pacific American Task Force
Remarks by Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton
Choy Wun Dance Troupe Lion Dance
Seasharp Music Studio Piano
DC Beauty of Beijing Opera Opera
Peace Mission Korean Dance Group Drumming
Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe Dance
Mongol Erdem Dance
Natananjali School of Dance Dance
Closing Remarks
12:30 -1 p.m. To Go Bento Box, Kid’s Craft Kit Distribution (while supplies last)

Individuals with Disabilities: We encourage individuals with disabilities to register and participate in Rockville recreation programs. To adequately plan for a successful and rewarding experience, contact us via e-mail at or via phone at 240-314-8620. We ask that you inform us prior to the activity start date as ample time is needed to secure auxiliary services and aides.

Saturday, January 28, 2023
10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Performances begin at 11 a.m.
Thomas S. Wootton High School
Enter through the Dr. Michael J. Doran Auditorium Doors
2100 Wootton Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20850


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