Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year 2023 - Year of the Rabbit

2023 Lunar New Year — Year of the Rabbit

The Lunar New Year is the most celebrated Asian festival in the world with the largest celebrations taking place in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea, and Malaysia.

The first day of the 2023 Lunar New Year was Sunday, Jan. 22, initiating the Year of the Rabbit. Nearly 185,000 Missourians identify as being of Asian descent and call Missouri home.

To all our fellow Missourians, we wish you a Happy Lunar New Year!

2023 Lunar New Year at the Missouri State Capitol

Traditional Chinese Lion Dance

Cultural Feature - Dumplings

Columbia Chinese Language School - Children's Choir

Governor Mike Parson's 2023 Lunar New Year Message

Hanging Traditional Chinese Dui Lian

Cultural Feature - Noodles

2023 Lunar New Year Links


2022 Lunar New Year Links

Below are photos, video and other documents celebrating last year's 2022 Lunar New Year.