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Happy Lunar New Year 2022!

Happy Lunar New Year from all of us at Queen Mary! This Tuesday, 1 February, we are entering the Year of the Tiger, and we've put together a few resources and some useful information to help you celebrate.


Curious about what Lunar New Year is all about?

Find out more on Queen Mary Residential Life's blog written by Liping Gao, Teacher of Mandarin at Harris Academy Chobham.

Members of the Confucius Institute have made this special video to wish you all a very happy Lunar New Year!

Learn about how they celebrate Lunar New Year in China

Students from our partner university, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, have written about how some of them are celebrating Lunar New Year in China.

On campus?

Queen Mary Food will be celebrating Lunar New Year with a special menu at The Curve in Mile End this Thursday, 3 February, between 11.30am-3pm. Come and see the beautiful red decorations and enjoy a feast of classic Chinese dishes such as sweet and sour pork, hot yellow bean tofu, fried rice and dumplings - all for £7.50.

Celebrating in London

There are lots of way you can celebrate in London. Although the big celebration in Trafalgar Square is virtual this year, there will still be a special broadcast where you can spot the London Eye lit up in red and gold. Follow the hashtag #CNYLondon on social media to find out more.

The Steam Room in Haggerston will be celebrating the Year of the Tiger with a special art installation using lucky red envelopes, Lai See, to create a Lai See window display. The display will be on view from 29 January-12 February.

Wishing you all a very happy and prosperous Lunar New Year!



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